The Andhra Pradesh authorities on Wednesday determined to bear the journey bills of migrant employees returning to their house states following easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, as Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy requested officers to undertake a liberal method in direction of them.
Accordingly, the Division of Medical and Well being issued contemporary pointers stating that the price of the journey of individuals from the reduction camps maintained by authorities/NGOs to the recognized railway station and the price of railway ticket to the vacation spot level in different states can be borne by the state authorities as a “goodwill gesture.”
The federal government may even maintain meals for the migrant employees in session with the IRCTC and as per the rules issued by the Ministry of Railways, the Well being Division mentioned in an order.
As well as, every employee can be paid Rs 500 in direction of incidental bills.
Official sources mentioned the state authorities up to now organized Shramik particular trains to Maharashtra from Vijayawada, to Bihar from Kurnool and likewise Kovvuru to ship the migrant employees again house.
Extra trains can be organized within the coming days as properly, based mostly on the consent of the receiving state, sources mentioned.
The Group of Ministers met within the Secretariat on Wednesday night and mentioned the problem of bringing again AP residents stranded in different states.
“The Chief Minister directed that every one expenditure for this be borne by the federal government, if the opposite state doesn’t accomplish that, with out burdening the employees. Accordingly, we’re making vital preparations,” Deputy Chief Minister (Well being) AK Ok Srinivas informed reporters after the Group of Ministers assembly.
He mentioned required medical checks can be carried out on these returning to the state and medicare offered based mostly on requirement.
Up to now, 1,000 migrant employees from Thane in Maharashtra returned to the state and reached Guntakal.
Medical checks had been being carried out on them because the Covid-19 unfold was rampant in Thane.