Maharashtra govt sets up control room to monitor return of migrants, natives


Natives returning to Maharashtra from different states shall be positioned in both house or institutional quarantine for 14 days.

Migrant employees strolling to attain Jalgaon in Maharashtra on April 30 (Photo Credits: PTI)

The Maharashtra authorities on Thursday set up a control room to ship again migrant employees and vacationers from different states stranded owing to the nationwide lockdown. This control room may also facilitate the return of Maharashtra’s natives returning to their houses from different states.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has requested all district collectors to operate as nodal officers for this goal. The control room will monitor their functioning and coordinate with them. The nodal officers will put together lists of individuals stranded of their respective districts and change these lists with the nodal officers of different districts. In the case of residents of different states stranded in Maharashtra, a state-to-state degree dialogue shall be established to organize for his or her return.

Three senior IAS officers, Nitin Kareer, Additional Chief Secretary (Revenue), Principal Secretary (Women and Child Development) IZ Kundan and Abhay Yavalkar, Director of Disaster Management Cell will monitor the control room.

However, the Maharashtra authorities has laid down a number of pointers on this regard. It has made clear that no group of individuals shall be allowed to journey with out a letter from the collector or director of the Disaster Management Cell. Similarly, individuals with flu-like signs is not going to be allowed to journey in any respect.

The authorities has requested all of the collectors to conduct medical exams of everybody who will arrive in Maharashtra from different states. “They should be quarantined for 14 days. It could be home quarantine or institutional quarantine. Every such person should be asked to install Aaroyga Setu App in their mobile phones,” a be aware by the Maharashtra authorities learn.

Meanwhile, the state authorities organized for 76 buses from Dhule to carry again 1,600 college students from Maharashtra stranded in Rajasthan’s Kota. These college students had been in Kota to put together for the doorway examination of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

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