migrant labourers

Task forces at village level to take care of migrant labourers

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.

published on : 11th May 2021

Steps taken to ensure welfare of migrant labourers

For this, a district-level monitoring committee has been constituted.

published on : 9th May 2021

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.

published on : 8th May 2021

COVID-19: Stringent curbs for six days from today in Kerala

Violators will be punished under sections of the Epidemic Diseases Act.

published on : 4th May 2021

Kerala takes steps to safeguard guest workers

The nation saw mass exoduses when Lockdown 0.1 was announced and migrant labourers started fleeing to their native places, many barefoot.

published on : 27th April 2021

No repeat of migrant misery, says minister Shivaram Hebbar

State government to issue valid identity cards to construction workers through Labour Department

published on : 22nd April 2021

Provide food, accommodation to migrant labourers: Mayawati urges Centre, state govts

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.

published on : 14th April 2021

Shortage of migrant workers hits work on NH 66 stretch

Commisioning of the project, slated for May end, likely to be delayed

published on : 12th April 2021

COVID lockdown spectre: Nightmare revisited for uprooted labourers 

Hoping that things were falling in place after having worked for a few months, they are back staring at uncertainty.

published on : 11th April 2021

Punjab farmers drug migrant workers, use them as bonded labourers: MHA to Amarinder govt

The Centre has asked the Punjab government to take appropriate action to deal with the "serious" problem.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Coming, rented houses for migrants in cities 

The scheme is aimed at providing houses at affordable rates to workers, who migrate to towns in search of employment. 

published on : 18th March 2021

Two migrant labourers held with drugs in Aluva

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.

published on : 24th February 2021

‘MUKTA’ to safeguard livelihood of urban poor in Odisha

The State government will soon launch a wage scheme for creating employment opportunities for the urban poor, informal and migrant labourers. 

published on : 1st February 2021

Man supplied fake Covid reports to migrant workers, arrested

There are hundreds of migrant workers employed in different industries including Paradip Refinery of IOCL.

published on : 24th January 2021

13 people killed in Surat road accident cremated in Rajasthan's Banswara

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.

published on : 20th January 2021
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