migrant labourer

Contractors go all out to woo migrant labourers back

Pay for flight tickets, offer bigger salaries

published on : 1st October 2020

COVID-19 lockdown: 97 people died while travelling on Shramik Special trains, says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

In 51 post mortem reports, the reasons for deaths have been shown as cardiac arrest/heart disease/brain hemorrhage/pre-existing chronic disease etc.

published on : 19th September 2020

Some doctors oppose allowing asymptomatic migrants to work, others say it will benefit them

 An order issued by the General Administration Department allowing asymptomatic migrant labourers to work in exclusively marked zones has triggered a controversy.

published on : 17th September 2020

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee criticises Centre for 'no data on migrant labourers' deaths'

Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar told Lok Sabha that the government does not have data on the number of migrants who died or were injured while returning to their native places during lockdown.

published on : 15th September 2020

Conduct verification of labourers via video call: HC to Delhi government

The court said that this will ensure that workers who migrated to their villages are not denied the ex-gratia, offered by the Delhi government.

published on : 27th August 2020

Opening of KIA halt station in Bengaluru pushed to September due to covid-induced labour shortage

Railways had given an in-principle approval to BIAL to go ahead with construction in June 2019 with December 2019 set as the initial deadline.

published on : 14th August 2020

Apps connect the dots between migrant labourers and jobs

In line with the ‘give a man a fishing rod’ credo, a few companies have created dedicated online platforms to help migrant blue collar workers find jobs.

published on : 12th August 2020

In real spirit of self reliance, migrants use their skill to start business, earn Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's praise

So far, more than 90000 pieces of cemented items including pavers-blocks have been manufactured and 60000 have so far been sold.

published on : 11th August 2020

Odisha migrants head back to other states due to absence of work options amid COVID-19 fear

With economic activities gradually limping back to normalcy in different parts of the country, both employers and workers are desperate to connect with each other and resume work.

published on : 8th August 2020

Labourers keep man’s body, release it after talks with officials

The impasse over the death of three migrant workers in Kanjikode and the resultant tension were defused through talks conducted by the officials of the district administration on Tuesday afternoon.

published on : 5th August 2020

Government begins migrants’ skill mapping in 30 districts of UP and Bihar

To map labourers’ availability in 30 UP and Bihar dists, requirements of workers in MSMEs

published on : 4th August 2020

10% children of guest workers likely to drop out of schools

Though a survey in 10 states estimated that 46 per cent of wards of migrants discontinued school-based education after the lockdown was announced, Kerala is yet to make such an assessment.

published on : 27th July 2020

How many returned? Government doesn’t have a clue

Registering on Seva Sindhu not must; Many bypassed toll booths  

published on : 16th July 2020

Bihar announces total lockdown from July 16. Check the full guidelines here

The move comes close on the heels of recent spike in positive cases which had necessitated lockdowns, imposed by the local administrations, in several districts.

published on : 14th July 2020

Give admission, don't ask TC: HRD Ministry issues guidelines on education of migrant workers' children

Such children, who have left, maybe shown separately in enrolment as temporarily unavailable or migrated.

published on : 14th July 2020
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