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Shramik Special trains


TMC looted rations provided by Centre during lockdown: Smriti Irani

January 31, 2021 6:54 pm

Irani deputised for Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah at the programme in Howrah district.

Indian Railways prepares to vaccinate staff

January 13, 2021 4:50 am

Among other departments, inspectors, ticket checkers, maintenance staff, drivers, station officials and the like are being included in the list being compiled in all zonal railways.

1.06 cr migrants returned from cities to home states during lockdown: Govt

September 23, 2020 5:46 am

As per official figures, 63.19 lakh passengers travelled to their home states in 4,621 Shramik Special trains between May and August, the Railway Ministry told Parliament recently.

Coronavirus India Updates, Sept 19: Record 95,880 people recover from Covid-19

September 19, 2020 9:13 pm

India Coronavirus Update: India's caseload went past 53 lakh Saturday after the country detected 93,337 new cases of Covid-19. At least 1,247 deaths were registered in the same period, taking the toll to 85,619.

Stuck in Mumbai for 4 months without work, labourer finally boards train home

August 01, 2020 7:50 am

Ali Hussain Ansari worked as a loader in a garment factory's godown in south Mumbai. The godown was also his home, as was the case for five others from Hazaribagh, all of whom had come to Mumbai together in January.

110 migrants died on Railway premises when Shramik Special trains were run

July 10, 2020 10:56 am

Data from the states where nearly 63.07 lakh stranded migrants reached on 4,611 Shramik Specials indicate that the 110-odd deaths were caused by a variety of reasons, including pre-existing illness and Covid-19.

Railways collects data on Shramik deaths, final toll may cross 100

June 28, 2020 9:36 am

Facing criticism on social media over the casualties, Railways had attributed many of the deaths to pre-existing health conditions.

Applications for Shramik trains continue during Unlock 1.0, nearly 20k registrations since June

June 18, 2020 1:10 pm

Till June 1, around 18,11,659 migrants had registered themselves, which went up to 18,31,452 as on June 15. Unlock 1.0 had begun on June 1.

Over 5 lakh left Punjab during lockdown, just around 10,000 came back for work

June 18, 2020 12:42 pm

However, industrialists are expecting labour to come in large numbers in the second fortnight of June as many of them have got reservations of their workers done in advance.

7 states demand 63 Shramik Special trains from rlys; 32 to depart from Kerala, 23 to head to WB

June 12, 2020 5:09 pm

Apart from Kerala, Tamil Nadu demanded 10 Shramik Special trains, followed by Jammu and Kashmir with nine, Karnataka with six, Andhra Pradesh with three, West Bengal with two and Gujarat with one.