Corona Update: Chhattisgarh government provided relief to 64 thousand 416 workers trapped in other states

Migrant workers of Chhattisgarh are trapped in 20 states and four union territories of the country

Story Highlights
  • Chhattisgarh has registered 33 positive cases till date, in which 20 are under treatment and 13 has been cured successfully
  • Various measures are taken into consideration for the migrant workers stranded across the nation
  • Helpline numbers 0771-2443809, 91098-49992, 75878-22800 have been issued all around the state to help the destitute & poor workers

Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh baghel led Government on 15 April, provided relief for migrant workers of Chhattisgarh stranded in other states affected by the lockdown till 14 April 4 pm. 64 thousand 416 labors were provided with food, lodging and medical facilities including other necessary arrangements.

According to the reports, about 19 lakh 12 thousand rupees have been deposited in the accounts of six thousand 556 workers for immediate arrangements who are forsaken in other states and union territories.

 Officers of the labor department told here today that as a temporary arrangement to provide relief to 6556 workers in distress by the Chhattisgarh government, Rs. 15 lakh 45 thousand is deposited in the accounts of 4879 workers of district Bemetara, 1 lakh 73 thousand Rs deposited in the accounts of 1483 workers of Mungeli district. One lakh 94 thousand rupees has been deposited in the accounts of 194 workers of Kabirdham district, with reference to 1000 rs/ per worker.

Chhattisgarh government has constituted a team of officers to monitor the troubles that the labors are facing in other states of the country. For this, helpline numbers have been set up at the state level including the helpline numbers 0771-2443809, 91098-49992, 75878-22800

According to the officials, in the situation arising due to the lockdown, the workers in distress or stranded were six thousand 144 from Mungeli in Chhattisgarh, five thousand 850 from Kabirdham, five thousand 365 from Rajnandgaon, 11 thousand 159 from Janjgir-Champa, 20 thousand 424 from Balodabazar. Three thousand 559 from Bemetra, two thousand 112 from Raigad, four thousand 129 from Bilaspur, 464 from Surajpur, one thousand 187 from Durg, 332 from Balod, 622 from Gariaband, one thousand 352 from Raipur are  trapped. These are being monitored continuously by the nodal officers of the state government in coordination with the administrative officers, factory managers, planners and contractors of other states and their necessary arrangements, including the food and proper drinking facilities are being ensured.

According to the officials, in the situation arising due to the lockdown, the workers in distress or stranded were six thousand 144 from Mungeli in Chhattisgarh, five thousand 850 from Kabirdham, five thousand 365 from Rajnandgaon, 11 thousand 159 from Janjgir-Champa, 20 thousand 424 from Balodabazar. Three thousand 559 from Bemetra, two thousand 112 from Raigad, four thousand 129 from Bilaspur, 464 from Surajpur, one thousand 187 from Durg, 332 from Balod, 622 from Gariaband, one thousand 352 from Raipur are  trapped. These are being monitored continuously by the nodal officers of the state government in coordination with the administrative officers, factory managers, planners and contractors of other states and their necessary arrangements, including the food and proper drinking facilities are being ensured.

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