In view of the second wave of Covid-19, the state government has given additional responsibilities to the task forces constituted at the village and gram panchayat level.
For this, a district-level monitoring committee has been constituted.
Delhi CM did theatrics over people fleeing lockdown, same in Maharashtra, Haryana, Punjab: BSP chief Mayawati
She demanded that vaccines should be administered for free, especially the poor, Dalits and tribals, and economic assistance should be given to them.
Violators will be punished under sections of the Epidemic Diseases Act.
The nation saw mass exoduses when Lockdown 0.1 was announced and migrant labourers started fleeing to their native places, many barefoot.
State government to issue valid identity cards to construction workers through Labour Department
BSP chief lauded the Centre's move to organise the four-day-long 'Tika Utsav', a special vaccination drive launched on April 11, to ramp up inoculations against the coronavirus disease.
Commisioning of the project, slated for May end, likely to be delayed
Hoping that things were falling in place after having worked for a few months, they are back staring at uncertainty.
The Centre has asked the Punjab government to take appropriate action to deal with the "serious" problem.
The scheme is aimed at providing houses at affordable rates to workers, who migrate to towns in search of employment.
In a major haul, Excise sleuths arrested two migrant workers involved in drug sales and seized brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh from their possession.
The State government will soon launch a wage scheme for creating employment opportunities for the urban poor, informal and migrant labourers.
There are hundreds of migrant workers employed in different industries including Paradip Refinery of IOCL.
The truck ran over the migrant construction workers sleeping on the side of the Kim-Mandvi road, killing 12 on the spot, while three more died at a hospital.