Movement of migrant workers, pilgrims‘ tourists, students and other persons‘ stranded at different places‘ is also allowed by special trains — MHA

In continuation of Ministry of Home Affairs‘s Orders No.40-3/2020-DM~l(A) dated 15th April, 2020, 16th April, 2020‘ 19‘” April, 2020‘ 21st April 2020‘ 24th April. 2020 and 29’h April, 2020, and m exercise of the powers, conferred under Section 70(2)(|) of the Disaster Management Act, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson National Executive Committee hereby orders to include the following in the consolidated revised guidelines for strict implementation by Ministries Departments of Government of India, Stale/Union Territory Governments and Union Territory Authorities:

Sub-clause (v) under Clause 17 on Movement of persons by trains:

v. Movement of migrant workers, pilgrims‘ tourists, students and other persons‘ stranded at different places‘ is also allowed by special trains to be operated by Ministry of Railways(MoR), MoR will designate nodal officer(s) for coordinating with State] UTs for their movement. MoR will issue detailed guidelines for sale of tickets; and for social distancing and other safety measures to be observed at train stations. train platforms and within the trains.

 The rest of the conditions stipulated for Movement of persons vide Sub»clause (iv) [a, b, c. e, f] will continue to apply to such movement.
[Order link to be attached soon]

Ministry of Home Affairs

[Order dt. 01-05-2020]

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