Centre allows movement of special trains to ferry stranded people
Fri, 1 May 2020|
NEW DELHI | May 1, 2020:
The Ministry of Home Affairs today issued revised consolidated guidelines to include the use of special trains to ferry people stranded in different states due to nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.
The orders are to be strictly implemented by Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State/ Union Territories Governments, and State/ Union Territories authorities.
As per the order, the movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students, and other persons stranded at different places is allowed by special trains to be operated by the Railway Ministry.