47 migrant workers sent from Kishtwar to Katra

Migrant labourers being sent to Katra from Kishtwar on Monday.
Migrant labourers being sent to Katra from Kishtwar on Monday.

Excelsior Correspondent
Kishtwar, May 25: Amid the lockdown 4.0 when the Govt is making each and every possible efforts to console the discomfort of the persons stranded away from their native places by making necessary arrangements of patching them up with their family and homes life, today District Administration Kishtwar headed by District Magistrate Kishtwar Rajinder Singh Tara dispatched batch of 47 interstate migrants from Bihar to their native state.
During the, flag off event others who remained present were Additional Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Pawan Parihar,Chief Medical Officer Kishtwar Dr R S Manhas, Assistant Labour Commissioner Kishtwar Anoop Kumar and other officials among others.
Pertinent to mention here that earlier on 21st of May, a batch of about 59 migrant labourers were successfully dispatched to their native Chhattisgarh state.
A fleet of three buses carrying the total of 47 migrant workers consisiting of 42 males , 4 females and one minor were dispatched for Katra railway station at 8:00 PM after proper medical check ups.
From Katra onwards these outbound passengers will board the trains to their destination districts of Bihar through three respective shramik trains.
To avoid any discomfort , these passengers were also provided with free packed food, water bottles and masks.
Besides,all the protocol of COVID 19 like social distancing and use of mask to be followed during the travel were ensured by the administration which is facilitating the whole process.
A team of officers/officials headed by, Sher Singh was deputed to accompany the returnees up to the Katra railway station.