ADC Kupwara reviews arrangements for returning of migrant workers

TNN Bureau. Updated: 5/20/2020 7:30:31 PM Jammu and Kashmir


KUPWARA, MAY 20: Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone today convened a meeting of officers to review the arrangements for returning of migrant labourers stranded in the district due to lockdown.
It was informed in the meeting that 732 migrant workers (stranded persons) in the district have registered themselves so far with Labour Department Kupwara to return back to their homes.
During the meeting, threadbare discussion was held for departure of these persons and two venues were identified at Government Higher Secondary School Handwara and District Police Lines Kupwara where from the departure of migrant persons will take place.
The two medical teams have been deployed by CMO Kupwara for screening of the stranded persons before their departure.
It was given out that transport facility shall be provided by RTC on the requisition of ALC Kupwara and ARTO Kupwara was directed to deploy two teams at the departure venues to ensure hassle free transportation of stranded persons.
District Evaluation & Statistics Officer, Mohammad Ishaq has been nominated to supervise the overall process of departure of stranded persons from the district.
The ADC directed the concerned officers to keep close coordination with each other for facilitating the successful departure of migrant workers to their homes.
The meeting was attended by Assistant Labour Commissioner (ALC), Chief Medical Officer, ARTO Kupwara and other concerned.


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