Nagaland’s report card on inter-state movement of stranded persons released
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Nagaland’s report card on inter-state movement of stranded persons released

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By EMN Updated: Dec 04, 2020 9:29 pm
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Dinesh Kumar and his team present a copy of the report on Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons to Jan E Alam on Friday. (DIPR)

13,594 people returned to Nagaland

34 special buses and 12 Shramik special trains used, covering 1,02,555 km in 28 days

14,600 calls were made to stranded persons

Dimapur, Dec. 4 (EMN): The government of Nagaland managed to bring back most of the stranded persons who wanted to return to Nagaland and there was sense of satisfaction among the officers and staff through helping out people in distress, according to Principal Secretary, Home, Abhijit Sinha.

He released the report on ‘Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons’ on Friday at the Secretariat Conference Hall in Kohima, informed an update from DIPR.

Sinha congratulated the working group headed by Commissioner and Secretary of P&AR, Dinesh Kumar, who was also the chief nodal officer for inter-state movement of stranded persons, for successfully conducting the exercise assigned to them. He added that a lot of effort was put in to bring back the stranded persons from outside the state.

In his brief introduction of the report, Kumar said that four additional zones were created to aid the inter-state movement and managed to bring 13,594 returnees to Nagaland in 34 special buses and 12 Shramik special trains, covering 1,02,555 km in 28 days. He added that around 14,600 calls were made to stranded persons by the zonal teams in order to facilitate inter-state movements.

He informed that Nagaland created history by arranging the Shramik special trains covering the longest train route covering 4322 km in India during the lockdown period and thanked his team for making the exercise possible.

The chief nodal officer stated that ‘tremendous effort has gone into the facilitation of the inter-state movement of persons of Nagaland stranded in other states and persons of other states stranded in Nagaland wishing to return to their home states’.

“The documentation is an attempt to place on paper the journey of the Working Group set up by the Government of Nagaland to alleviate the issues faced by the stranded persons and facilitate their movement back to their homes safely,” he added. The Working Group also presented a copy of the report on the Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons to the Chief Secretary, Nagaland, Jan E Alam, in his office chamber, informed the update.

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By EMN Updated: Dec 04, 2020 9:29:39 pm