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To mitigate the economic hardship of the migrant workers center passes directions
Covid-19; 21 days lockdown
3/29/2020 9:59:25 PM
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JAMMU, Mar: To mitigate the economic hardship of the migrant workers amid violation of 21 days lockdown, the Government of India has issued an order urging State and union Territories government to take certain steps while dealing with the situation.
In an order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, it reads that state and union territories government were asked to implement lockdown measures annexed for the containment of the spread of COVID-19 in the country;
However, the movement of a large number of migrants has taken place in some parts of the country so as to reach their home towns. This is a violation of the lockdown measures on maintaining social distance.
Whereas to deal with the situation and for effective implementation of the lockdown measures, and to mitigate the economic hardship of the migrant workers, certain directions are to be passed to state and union territory governments DM, DC, SP, SSP of police to take certain actions.
The directions include State/Union Territory Governments shall ensure adequate arrangements of temporary shelters, and provision of food, etc. for the poor and needy people, including migrant laborers, stranded due to lockdown measures in their respective areas.
The migrant people, who have moved out to reach their home states/ home towns, must be kept in the nearest shelter by the respective State/Union Territory Government quarantine facilities after proper screening for a minimum period of 14 days as per standard health protocol.
All the employers, be it in the Industry or in the shops and commercial establishments, shall make payment of wages of their workers, at their work places, on the due date, without any deduction, for the period their establishments are under closure during the lockdown
Where ever the workers, including the migrants, are living in rented accommodation, the landlords of those properties shall not demand payment of rent for a period of one month If any landlord is forcing labourers and students to vacate their premises, they will be liable for action under the Act.
It is further directed that in case of violation of any of the above measures, the respective State/UT Government, shall take necessary action under the Act. The District Magistrate/ Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendant of Police/ Superintendant of Police/ Deputy Commissioner of Police will be personally liable for the implementation of the above directions and lockdown measures issued under the Orders.
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