NGOs call for special vax camp for migrant workers on Sundays, drive to make them understand the need to take jab
'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.
The search at the houses where migrant workers were residing at Hidayath Nagar started on Saturday morning. Kalamassery police also started a search.
The numbers show there is steady emigration – both fresh and repeat - to overseas destinations from Kerala amid the pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Workers have been shifted to a safe place given the growing concerns over the big cat's movement.
Several migrant workers were refused to be vaccinated by the health officials throughout the district.
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.
He stood there from 6.30am to 9.30am, but none offered him work.
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.
'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.
Lending a helping hand to migrant workers in the district, officials of the labour department distributed food kits to them on Tuesday.