Migrant Workers

Odisha's Ganjam district implements tight vigil to stop migrant's return to workplace

Workers now need permission from employers and the local administration to head back

published on : 10th August 2020

Good pay, air travel: How migrant workers are being wooed back

Migrants who returned home following the lockdown are now retracing their steps as some employers in Prakasam district do whatever it takes to get them back

published on : 7th August 2020

NREGS a godsend for migrant returnees

S’reddy stands number one in the State in issuing job cards to those in need of employment.

published on : 30th July 2020

July sees 120 migrant workers in Coimbatore district testing positive

As many as six Bihar-based migrant workers, employed at a unit at Malumichampatti, tested positive for the Coronavirus in the district on Monday.

published on : 29th July 2020

UP migrant returnees extended psychological support to overcome Covid blues

Migrants workers, who returned to their hometowns in hordes walking hundreds of miles facing all the possible hardships of the arduous journey, went through the bouts of depression and anxiety.

published on : 27th July 2020

TN mulling affordable rental homes for migrant workers after Centre gives nod

The Affordable Rental Housing Complexes scheme under the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is a sub-scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana with an estimated cost of Rs 600 crore

published on : 13th July 2020

Parliamentary panel favours extending ESI, EPF benefits to migrant workers for better social security

The panel headed by BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab is in favour of extending the coverage of the schemes to provide better social security to unorganised sector workers.

published on : 12th July 2020

COVID-19: As India begins to 'unlock', Migrant workers flocking back to Mumbai for work

With most states gradually lifting travel restrictions, many of the migrant workers who had left Maharashtra have started returning in the absence of employment opportunities in their native states.

published on : 5th July 2020

Jharkhand: Bengal migrant on way home dies in road mishap

More than two dozen other migrants were injured in the accident. Six of them are said to be critical.

published on : 29th June 2020

HC raps Telangana for denying Rs 1,500 to migrant workers

The Telangana High Court on Thursday questioned the State government whether it was willing to pay Rs 1,500 financial assistance to migrant workers.

published on : 26th June 2020

Arrival of 21 migrant workers in bus creates panic

The arrival of 21 migrant workers in a bus at Kadungalloor on Thursday sent residents into a tizzy.

published on : 26th June 2020

Hyderabad’s very own Sonu Sood

Ashish and his friends then decided to book buses to help them out.

published on : 22nd June 2020

Migrants en route to MP boards wrong Shramik train from Bengaluru, land up in UP 

The train left from KSR Bengaluru at 9 pm on June 16 to Gorakhpur in UP. It was not supposed to run via Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 20th June 2020

Migrant workers living in fear of flood, says report

Labourers’ shelters dilapidated, residential areas prone to landslides

published on : 17th June 2020

Employers withhold ID cards, deny wages to detain migrants

After leaving the migrant workers to fend for themselves in the initial phase of the lockdown, employers in Kerala are now trying to forcibly prevent them from returning home.

published on : 13th June 2020
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