Lakhs of migrant employees, college students and vacationers have been stranded because the Centre introduced a nation-wide lockdown from March 25 to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. However, in current days, the federal government has been making an attempt to assist residents stranded in different states by working particular trains and flights for them and asking varied states to make provisions for a similar.
Even although Karnataka just lately suspended particular trains taking employees from the state to their dwelling, it rolled again the choice after criticism from migrants, opposition leaders and powerful public suggestions.
To put together for these coming again to their home-state, the Karnataka authorities at this time held a gathering on the dwelling workplace of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to debate varied steps to be taken on their arrival from different states and nations.
It has been determined by the state that these returning won’t be immediately despatched again to their villages, however might want to first go to a quarantine centre for at the least 14 days.
The officers advisable that the stranded residents ought to come underneath a sure system and will register on-line to return to their state. The individuals also needs to point out the place of their arrival and date whereas registering on-line.
It was additionally determined that solely those that are stranded in different states as a result of lockdown can be allowed, and solely in line with the provision of quarantining amenities.
The authorities mentioned those that are able to endure quarantine ought to register their names.
The state has additionally determined to reimburse the practice fares for individuals who return from different states.
The returnees will endure a coronavirus check, even when they have been examined in one other state whereas leaving.
The authorities mentioned if somebody dies in one other state, their physique won’t be introduced again and their final rites ought to be carried out wherever they’re. Similarly, if somebody dies in Karnataka, their final rites may also be executed on the place the place they have been.
A particular practice left from Bengaluru this morning for Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur. Most of the passengers on the practice have been college students from the union territory dwelling within the southern state.
The authorities had earlier introduced a Rs 1,600 crore reduction bundle for these in misery due to the lockdown.
As of at this time, Karnataka has reported 848 COVID-19 constructive circumstances, together with 31 deaths and 422 recoveries.