SRINAGAR: As many as four trains are scheduled to leave for Chattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh on 2nd and 3rd June from Katra Railway Station carrying the migrant workers belonging to these States.
On 2nd June, two trains will depart for Raigarh in Chattishgarh. The first train would leave at 1.00 pm and would pass through Delhi-Katni- Shahdol-Anuppur halting at Bilaspur and Champa. The second train will leave at 5.00 pm and would pass through Delhi-Bhopal-Nagpur halting at Raipur, Bhatapur, Bilaspur and Champa.
On 3rd June, the first train will depart at 1.00 pm for Raigarh in Chattisgarh and would pass through Delhi-Katni- Shahdol- Anuppur halting at Bilaspur and Champa.The second train will leave at 5.00 pm for Anuppur in Madhya Pradesh and would pass through Gwalior-Sagar-Anuppur halting at Gwalior and Sagar.
All the movements will be as per the SOPs to contain COVID-19 especially with regard to complete adherence to health check up and clearances. As per the SOP and the directions issued by the Government from time to time regarding various activities, including travel, only those migrant workers will be allowed to move towards the Katra Railway Station who are registered with the Labour Department or with District Administration of the concerned districts.
The SOP also lays down that no migrant worker will be allowed to move towards the Railway Station who has not been medically screened before he boarded the bus from the respective district and no one shall move to Katra railway station in an unregulated manner.
The Government has appealed that all those migrant workers who have not registered themselves till date to register on weblink https://www.jklabour.com/stranded/otherstatestuck hosted on www.jklabour.com and wait for their turn. Migrant workers will also be facilitated by the field staff of the Labour department for registration. Those migrant workers who have already registered on the web portal need not register and wait for their turn. They must avoid leaving for the station by walking on the highways.
Government has set up helpdesks in all the districts for the assistance of migrant workers. They can contact the helpdesk for any assistance they require. For any further assistance, they can also contact the already notified helpline numbers given as under:- For Jammu division- Raman Sharma, Labour Officer- 7006382985, Roshan Bandral, Labour Officer- 9419211429 and Pawan Kumar Bhatti, Labour officer 9419805327
For Kashmir Division- Ansar Ahmed, Inspector 7006286174, Abdul Rashid Beigh, Labour Inspector- 9596463364 and Mushtaq Ahmad Beigh, Labour Inspector, 9697977487.