The Ministry of Labor has claimed that migrant laborers are not returning to their homes amid the third wave of Corona. The ministry has vehemently denied the media reports, which said that a large number of workers have started returning from cities to villages to avoid the effects of the epidemic. The ministry said that there have been reports of workers returning in some media reports, which is not true. Such reporting has been done on the basis of old photographs.
The ministry has also said that the central and state governments are keeping a close watch on the situation and are fully prepared to deal with any situation. In view of the prevailing situation arising out of the increasing infection of Omicron, Labor Secretary Sunil Barthwal on Wednesday chaired a meeting with the States and Union Territories to take stock of the preparedness in respect of general and migrant workers.
No news of mass exodus of workers
According to the ministry, the state governments informed that no commercial or industrial activities have been banned except for the imposition of night curfew and weekend curfew in some places after the rise in the cases of corona. There is no news of mass exodus of workers due to limited restrictions imposed by the governments.
Once again new cases of corona increasing rapidly in the country
Let us tell you that the third wave of corona is being seen in the country. During this, more than two lakh new cases are being reported in the country. Many other states including the national capital Delhi have imposed night curfew. Weekend curfew (Saturday and Sunday) has been implemented in Delhi. Amidst the increasing cases of Corona, the era of restrictions has started once again.