Centre launches online dashboard for monitoring movement of migrant workers

NEW DELHI: The Centre has launched an online dashboard to monitor and facilitate the smooth movement of migrant workers and their contact-tracing during lockdown across the country.

In a communication to all states and union territories, Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said the Central Government has already allowed the movement of migrant workers by buses and Shramik Special trains to enable them to travel to their native places.

He said to capture the information regarding movement of migrants and facilitate the smooth movement of stranded persons across the states, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has developed an online dashboard namely, National Migrant Information System (NMIS), on the existing NDMA-GIS portal. (AGENCIES)