Bhubaneswar, April 19 (Local Wire): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday announced the return plan of stranded migrant workers from other states.
In a video message to the public, the CM said that as soon as the lockdown curbs are done with, the state will consult the Union government and other states to bring back their stranded migrant workers.
Patnaik however has put forth some new conditions on their entry besides announcing financial incentives for the persons who would go for quarantine after their return to the state.
“There will be mandatory registration of the returning migrants and they will have to spend 14 days in quarantine.
Food, shelter and treatment will be given to them free of cost,” he said.
The CM also said that the migrant workers will also be entitled for Rs 2000 each for successfully completing the quarantine period.
The Sarpanchs in the panchayat will now be entrusted with the task of maintaining the register of migrants and also for ensuring quarantine services.