The process of migrant workers stranded in other states to return to their homes in Jharkhand during the lockdown continues. In the same sequence, at 5 am on Friday, the Shramikars special train started from Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu and reached Koderma station. The train had 1138 migrant workers from 23 districts of Jharkhand. All the workers who came here were deputed from the train by deputed magistrates Suvir Ranjan and Pankaj Giri, railway police and police personnel following social distancing. All the workers were welcomed by the district administration and all the procedures related to their thermal scanning and health check-ups were completed in the counters for health tests in the station premises. In order to prevent corona virus, workers were given masks and their hands were cleaned with a sanitizer. Sub-divisional officer Vijay Verma and confidential in-charge Jai Pal Soy were keeping an eye on the arrangements on the station premises with the arrival of the workers special train. Workers include Palamu, Garhwa, Simdega, West Singhbhum, Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Bokaro, East Singhbhum, Chatra, Deoghar, Dhanbad, Gumla, Dumka, Sahebganj, Saraikela, Latehar, Lohardaga, Ramgarh, Jamtara, Godda, Giridih, Pakur and Khunti. People were involved.
The Shramikar special train stopped at platform number three of Koderma station. Following the stoppage of the train, the magistrates on the platform Suvir Ranjan and Pankaj Giri, the Railway Protection Force and Koderma Police, with the readiness, migrated the workers from one bogie to the other, complying with social distancing. They were given food packets and bottles of water at the station to avoid any kind of problem. The team of doctors present at the station conducted one medical screening of the workers who got off the train. During this, the hands of the workers were cleaned with sanitizer and then they were also provided with masks. Teams of doctors were stationed at the station so that workers do not have to go to the aid center after landing. Physicians examined the body temperature with a thermal scanner as well as symptoms like fever, cough. All the precautionary steps have been taken by the district administration from the point of view of the health security of all the workers and people coming here. From the safety point of view, social distancing was taken care of by fully sanitizing the buses used to send all workers to their destination.
The railway station complex was sanitized before the arrival of workers
The railway station complex was completely sanitized for the arrival of the workers and rounding was built at various places to be followed by varicading to follow the social distancing. Apart from this, a sufficient number of magistrates and security personnel were deputed in the station premises to maintain law and order. Along with this, social distancing was complied with by all workers in ACC Caret.
Help Desk built in the station premises
In order to ensure that the workers do not have difficulty in reaching the bus in their home district, a help desk was employed in the station premises. Workers were systematically transported to the concerned district’s bus by the personnel of the District Transport Department. Social distancing among all workers was also enforced in the bus.
Sub-Divisional Officer Vijay Verma, Subdivision Police Officer Rajendra Prasad, District Transport Officer Jai Pal Soy, District Planning Officer Pankaj Giri, Assistant Public Relations Officer Avinash Kumar and Magistrate, Police Officer and Railway Officer were present on the occasion.