Bhopal : The work of bringing back the workers of Madhya Pradesh stranded in other states due to Corona crisis is being conducted effectively as the directions of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan. So far, 35 thousand workers have returned to the state.
Additional Chief Secretary and State Control-Room Incharge Shri I.C.P. Keshri said that 11 thousand 281 out of 35 thousand labourers have been brought from Jaisalmer, Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Jhalawad in Rajasthan to Neemuch, Agar-Malwa, Sheopur and Guna entry points in Madhya Pradesh on April 30. Similarly, around 500 people have come from Gujarat today. About one thousand workers will also come from Uttar Pradesh today itself. They are being sent to their home districts after providing them food and getting their health tests conducted. Every day around 3-4 thousand people are coming to state on foot. Most of the people are coming from Uttar Pradesh. Four thousand labourers stranded in Madhya Pradesh are being sent back to Rajasthan. About 4 thousand labourers are being sent to Uttar Pradesh.
35 thousand labourers stranded in other districts were sent home
About 35 thousand labourers stranded in different districts of Madhya Pradesh have been sent to their destinations in the last 6 days.
The process to bring back 1600 labourers stuck in Goa is in progress. Along with this, discussions are being held to bring back the labourers stuck in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.
It may be noted that, 6 thousand from Gujarat, 14 thousand from Rajasthan and 1350 labourers from Haryana were brought back till April 29. All these labourers have been sent to their hometowns.