Odisha Migrant Workers

Ganjam in gloom as bodies of migrants arrive from Raipur

The migrant workers had left for their workplace at Surat after staying over three months in their native places due to the pandemic.

published on : 7th September 2020

COVID-19 crisis: Don’t head back to Surat, situation still vulnerable, Odia Samaj tells migrants

On the other hand, sources in Buguda block office said the administration has provided adequate work and those interested can be engaged.

published on : 17th August 2020

A vibrant agriculture sector to tackle youth migration in Odisha

The heart-rending pictures and stories of migrant workers from Odisha trying to return home after the nationwide lockdown have made headlines both nationally and internationally.

published on : 7th June 2020

Migrants stuck in Karnataka seek Odisha government's help for return

Many migrant workers of Erasama and Balikuda, employed in manufacturing units at Garag in Dharwad district of Karnataka, have been left in the lurch due to the lockdown.

published on : 16th May 2020

Odisha makes Aadhaar optional for migrants, allows 19 ID proofs

On Thursday, Advocate General Ashok Kumar Parija filed an affidavit stating that 19 documents are now listed as proof of identification for registration of migrant workers.

published on : 15th May 2020

1,100 migrant labourers of Odisha to leave for their home state from Mumbai via Shramik Special train

The migrants said that the authorities have conducted their medical tests, before sending them back to their states.

published on : 12th May 2020

Lockdown 3.0: Odisha prepares SOP to send about 60,000 stranded 'guest workers' back home

The SOP said that the prior approval of the recipient state is a must before departure of any train/bus from any district/municipal corporation in Odisha.

published on : 2nd May 2020

COVID-19 lockdown: Flu-like symptoms in 22 out of 228 Surat returnees

Ganjam SP Brijesh Roy and other district officials received the buses after their entry into the district limits and brought them to Bhanjanagar amid tight security.

published on : 1st May 2020

Odia migrants make frantic calls for transport arrangements

The nodal officers of Panchayatiraj department are having a tough time handling queries from people stranded in other States as they are not sure about the transport plan by the Government.

published on : 30th April 2020

22 IAS officers to monitor migrants heading home to Odisha

About 2.36 lakh people registered on Govt portal to return to Odisha

published on : 27th April 2020

Sarpanchs want phased return of migrant workers: Western Odisha MPs

The largest number of about 26,000 migrants stationed outside the State are from Belpada block.

published on : 27th April 2020

Portal for registration of migrant workers launched in Odisha

Anyone who wants to return to Odisha after lockdown via any means (air/train/road) is required to register by filling up the form online and offline.

published on : 25th April 2020

Hungry migrant labourers stage dharna for food in Odisha

The agitation was called off after BDO in-charge of Raghunathpur, Ashok Kumar Mohanty assured to provide them cooked food.

published on : 8th April 2020

Migrant workers being treated as ‘State guests’  in Odisha

A total of 3,25,683 destitute and helpless persons in 5,268 panchayats and 27,058 persons in 108 urban local bodies have been provided with food during the lockdown period.

published on : 8th April 2020

Odisha faces challenge of returning workers as states go under lockdown to curb coronavirus spread

As many as 15 locals returned to Koraput from other countries. On Monday, 408 persons including migrant workers were asked to go for home quarantine and 103 of them are from Boipariguda block.

published on : 24th March 2020
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