Migrant workers, who constitute a large section of workers in Delhi, earn their bread and butter by working on daily wages.
A legal framework which enables social interventions and confidence-building measures to reduce violence and crime should direct the processes for creating a new legal regime.
With businesses burned down, legions of those who survived are now jobless. Many are also without a place to live after the blaze also tore through the housing of many people who worked at town.
Parents find the creche a blessing. Volunteers visited the houses of migrant workers to introduce the facility.
The Kerala government initiated the process of registering migrant workers on August 7 after the brutal rape and murder of a five-year-old girl from Bihar by a migrant worker from the same state.
As per the State Planning Board statistics, there were around 6.5 lakh migrant labourers in Kerala in 2011 with the number estimated to have risen threefold in 12 years.
Lots of workers started fleeing to their native places in different states in view of violence that flared up here and in Nuh earlier in the week.
Currently, the state relies on the Inter-State Migrant Labour Act, of 1979, for issues concerning migrant workers.
“We chose Tiruppur city to launch this scheme as growth and development of Tiruppur is linked to workers from other states.
Fire and rescue personnel were able to save one worker, whereas four other labourers were pulled out dead from under the debris.
As per the first survey conducted in 2015-16, Tamil Nadu had 10.2 lakh migrant workers from West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and northeastern region.
Study by NGO network on 361 migrant labourers in 4 dists finds majority of them are yet to register on e-Shram portal
The State government will cover all the treatment expenses, Rama Rao assured.
The injured were identified as T Dharmveer (40), R Veerendrojha (37) R Anurag Singh (28) R Mahadev Singh (23) from Madhya Pradesh, and L Dhananjay Singh (33) from Uttar Pradesh.
The Coromandel Express was carrying several migrants from Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha to Chennai.