The migrant workers had left for their workplace at Surat after staying over three months in their native places due to the pandemic.
On the other hand, sources in Buguda block office said the administration has provided adequate work and those interested can be engaged.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About 2.36 lakh people registered on Govt portal to return to Odisha
The largest number of about 26,000 migrants stationed outside the State are from Belpada block.
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.
The agitation was called off after BDO in-charge of Raghunathpur, Ashok Kumar Mohanty assured to provide them cooked food.
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.
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.