Migrant Workers

Another headache? Covid vaccination drive for migrant workers in Kerala dismally low

NGOs call for special vax camp for migrant workers on Sundays, drive to make them understand the need to take jab

published on : 20th July 2021

'Keep our interests in mind while making policy': Migrant workers to Centre, Chhattisgarh govt, industries

Among other recommendations, it requested that everyone get employment from 150 to 200 days under MNREGA so that the need to migrate is reduced.

published on : 19th July 2021

Migrant workers held with 54 IMFL bottles

The search at the houses where migrant workers were residing at Hidayath Nagar started on Saturday morning. Kalamassery police also started a search.

published on : 18th July 2021

Covid did not hit emigration from Kerala, shows data

The numbers show there is steady emigration – both fresh and repeat - to overseas destinations from Kerala amid the pandemic.

published on : 8th July 2021

Odisha government announces job loans for migrants

Minister of Labour, Sushant Singh said the decision has been taken to persuade the migrant workers to stay back by creating livelihood opportunities for them in the State.

published on : 1st July 2021

SC orders states, UTs to implement 'one nation, one ration card' scheme by July 31

The apex court was acting on a plea filed by activist Harsh Mander and two others seeking implementation of welfare measures for migrant workers who faced distress during the second wave of COVID-19.

published on : 29th June 2021

COVID-19: MLA requests tourists not to visit Kodagu, estate owners not to hire migrant workers

Virajpet MLA KG Bopaiah has requested the tourists from outside not to visit Kodagu for a week’s time in the interest of the health of local residents of Kodagu.

published on : 27th June 2021

Over 70% of migrant workers stayed put in hometowns fearing contracting Covid-19, finds survey

Over 45 per cent workers feared 'sudden lockdowns'. Around 55 per cent of the migrant workers who ventured out reported that they were now moving for a shorter duration as compared to before.

published on : 25th June 2021

Cops on their toes as leopard spotted in Telangana's Medak district

Workers have been shifted to a safe place given the growing concerns over the big cat's movement. 

published on : 25th June 2021

Migrants miss vax as officials insist on voter ID

Several migrant workers were refused to be vaccinated by the health officials throughout the district.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Migrant family of four from Karnataka rescued

Life has been tough for a migrant family of four living in dangerous conditions in a shabby shed made out of tarpaulin near Ambattukadavu metro station.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Lockdown woes: Migrant workers at sea in Kerala

He stood there from 6.30am to 9.30am, but none offered him work.

published on : 19th June 2021

AAP govt's claim on implementation of 'one nation one ration card' misleading, Centre tells SC 

In its affidavit filed before the top court, the Union government said the AAP government has implemented one nation-one ration card plan only in circle 63 Seemapuri.

published on : 15th June 2021

'Lifesaver for labourers': Gujarat govt praises MGNREGA scheme's role in helping migrants during pandemic

The report cited examples of villages in tribal-dominated Dahod district, which offered the largest number of employment under the scheme during pandemic.

published on : 12th June 2021

Labour department distributes food kits to migrant workers in Kakkanad

Lending a helping hand to migrant workers in the district, officials of  the labour department distributed food kits to them on Tuesday. 

published on : 10th June 2021
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