Raipur: 5.34 lakh migrant workers and others have returned to Chhattisgarh so far: 29.35 lakh laborers of the state are getting work under MNREGA
1521 factories restarted and employing 1.10 lakh workers
Raipur, 27 June 2020 On the initiative of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, so far 5 lakh 34 thousand migrant laborers and others have returned safely to Chhattisgarh through labor special trains, buses and other means. Among them, more than one lakh 50 thousand laborers reached Chhattisgarh by means of 103 workers special trains.
On returning home, migrant workers expressed their gratitude to the Chief Minister.
On returning to the home state, these workers are also being given employment under MGNREGA after quarantine for the health department's guide line. As on June 25, 29 lakh 35 thousand laborers of the state are getting work from MNREGA.
In addition, the Labor Department has restarted 1521 small and big factories in the state and has provided employment to more than one lakh 10 thousand workers.
It is noteworthy that lakhs of laborers and other people of Chhattisgarh were stranded in other states of the country due to the circumstances arising out of the lockdown applied for prevention of infection of Novel Corona virus (Covid-19).
Due to the effective strategy made by the state government to bring these workers safely to Chhattisgarh, the workers are being brought back to Chhattisgarh safely, due to the arrangement of special trains and buses and the promptness of the officials.
Labor Minister Dr. Shivkumar Dahria said that 4 crore 65 lakh railway circles have been spent so far by the state government for the safe return of laborers from other states and on buses by the Kalyan Mandal.
He informed that these migrant laborers returned from other states under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel are being given employment in rural areas under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA) by the state government.
He said that a provision has been made to provide employment to such migrant laborers who have not made job cards under MNREGA. They are also being given free ration.
More than 29 lakh laborers are getting employment under MNREGA.
He said that 15 thousand 767 workers from other districts have been sent safely to their home district within the state of Chhattisgarh, while 28 thousand 450 workers from other states who have stayed in Chhattisgarh have safely gone back to their home state.
From Chhattisgarh, 882 workers were sent to Uttar Pradesh via Shramik Special Train.
About 99 thousand workers were provided free treatment and medicines through 42 clinics operated by the State Employees Insurance Services (ESI).
Raipur: 258.4 mm so far in Chhattisgarh. Average rainfall recorded
Raipur, 27 June 2020 According to information compiled by the state level control room maintained by the revenue and disaster management department of the state government, since June 1, an average of 258.4 mm rainfall has been recorded. So far, Surajpur district has recorded the highest rainfall of 435.5 mm and lowest average rainfall of 112.5 mm in Kabirdham district.
According to the information compiled by the state level flood control room, the average rainfall recorded is given below:
186.9 mm in Surguja, 249.1 mm in Balrampur, 302.4 mm in Jashpur, 271.7 mm in Korea, 224.1 mm in Raipur, 190.1 mm in Balodabazar, 246.1 mm in Gariaband, 352.4 mm in Mahasamund, 276.5 mm in Dhamtari, 221.8 mm in Bilaspur. Average rainfall is 192.0 mm in Mungeli, 274.3 mm in Raigad, 176.6 mm in Janjgir-Champa, 381.5 mm in Korba. Similarly, 301.9 mm at Gorella-Pendra-Marwahi, 262.6 mm at Durg, 244.5 mm at Rajnandgaon, 275.9 mm at Balod, 209.1 mm at Bemetra, 222.2 mm at Bastar, 358.5 mm at Kondagaon, 266.4 mm at Kanker, 260.5 mm at Narayanpur. , 259.9 mm in Dantewada, 228.0 mm in Sukma and 253.7 mm in Bijapur
According to the information received in the state level control room, Chhattisgarh state recorded average rainfall in the morning as on 27 June today:
Average rainfall was 4.4 mm. This includes 10.4 mm in Surguja, 16.6 mm in Surajpur, 15.1 mm in Balrampur, 1.7 mm in Jashpur, 15.8 mm in Korea, 0.5 mm in Balodabazar. And 0.7 mm in Mahasamund, 7.0 mm in Mungeli, 21.5 mm in Bilaspur, 10.8 mm in Raigad, 2.6 mm in Janjgir-Champa, 11.7 mm in Korba, 2.0 mm at Gorella-Pendra-Marwahi, 0.4 mm at Kabirdham. And 5.4 mm in Bemetra.