Around 700 migrant staff from Uttar Pradesh, who have been stranded in Jhajjar, Haryana, when the lockdown was first enforced, started their journey again on Saturday morning in 23 buses organized by the district administration. According to officers, the employees hail from totally different districts of UP’s Shamli cluster.
“All the workers were given masks, bottles of water, and packets of biscuit to help them during the journey,” mentioned Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Kumar.
This is the second batch of staff to be transported out of Jhajjar by the administration. Two days in the past, round 150 migrant staff had been despatched again to their houses in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.
“Until now, around 8000 migrant workers have registered to return home. On Sunday, 1200 migrant workers will be transported to the Rohtak railway station, from where they will travel to Bihar. The state government there has outlined a plan to make arrangements to send them to their home from there,” the Deputy Commissioner mentioned.
Workers stranded in Haryana amidst the coronavirus outbreak are additionally being despatched again to their native locations throughout the state, with the federal government arranging 100 trains and 5000 buses to move them. Officials mentioned the journey will likely be freed from price for the employees, with the federal government bearing the bills.
The trains will transport the employees from Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, and japanese UP, whereas the buses are meant for these returning to western UP, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Uttarakhand.
Migrant staff have been despatched to their houses from varied districts of Haryana on Friday as properly. From Gurgaon, for instance, officers mentioned 2613 staff had been despatched to Uttarakhand in 79 buses organized for the aim.
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