the migrant labour of Telangana State to their native states: KCR
Author: Desk May 5, 2020
Chief Minister KCR declared that to send from Tuesday onwards for one-week, 40 special trains per day would be operated. The CM instructed the officials to organise travel of migrant labours on behalf of the state government. He said from various stations in Hyderabad, special trains would also run from Warangal, Khammam, Damaracharla and other places in the state. He said trains would run from the state to Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal and other States.
The CM held review meeting on the problems being faced by the migrant labour in the state due to lockdown. Medical and Health Minister Sri Etela Rajender, Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar, DGP Sri Mahender Reddy and others attended the meeting.
The discussion took place on migrant labour expressing their desire to go back to their native places. The CM had taken a decision to run special trains for the migrant workers to reach their destination. The CM spoke to SC Railway General manager Sri Gajanan Mallya and requested him to arrange for 40 special trains from Tuesday. The state government had appointed senior IAS officer Sri Sandeep Sultania and senior IPS officer Sri Jitendra as Special Officers to oversea the travel of migrant workers to their native States. The Migrant workers have already registered their names with the local police stations to leave for their native places. Migrant workers who have registered their names with the police stations would be allowed to travel by the special trains. The details of the travel will be given at the Police Stations. The CM urged that no migrant labour should feel anxious as the government had made arrangements for their travel to their native destinations. The CM had instructed the police officers concerned to inform the migrant workers about the travel details and coordinate them.