NEW DELHI: Union minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday acknowledged the Railways is ready to whisk ‘Shramik Special’ trains from any district within the nation, and asked district collectors to prepare a listing of migrant workers stranded of their regions this capacity that of the coronavirus lockdown.
The district collectors wish to coordinate with yelp nodal officers to boot to nodal officers designated by the Railways, he acknowledged.
“To compose reduction to migrant labour, Indian Railways is ready to whisk “Shramik Special” trains from any District within the Nation. District Collectors could perhaps maybe additionally quiet prepare lists of stranded labour & shuttle yelp and be aware to Railways through the State nodal officer,” the railway minister tweeted.
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“Along side this, the District Collectors could perhaps maybe additionally quiet give a listing and shuttle yelp to the State Nodal Officer of Railways,” he acknowledged.
Over the previous couple of days, Goyal has been appealing to yelp governments to approve extra trains to ferry migrants to their home states.
The charm has long gone out specially to states esteem Jharkhand, Rajasthan and West Bengal.