MAHARASTRA (Metro Rail News): Migrant labourers want to come back to Maharasthra to re-join work from their hometowns. Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited is performing metro rail work in Pune has got requests from the labourers to manage to come back from Madhya Pradesh, UP, Bihar, West Bengal and other states.
As per officials, around 50% of total 2,800 Maha-Metro workforces have turned to their hometowns, obstructing the work here. Maha-Metro director Atul Gadgil said that we have got requests from various labourers that they need to join work again after the break of 2 months. Because of a pandemic, they returned to their states but now want to return.
He further added that as train and bus operations are not allowed, Maha-Metro has drafted letters to several district administrations in other states especially Madhya Pradesh, UP, Bihar, West Bengal and other states & asked to arrange for these labourers to return in Pune.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic in India & Maharashtra, numerous labourers moved home in March. No, as there is no income source is available for them they want to turn back to work. That’s why they have demanded us to arrange for their return journey.
Maha-Metro is performing the metro work on multiple corridors in between Vanaz-Ramwadi & Pimpri-Swargate. Metro will need 7,000-8,000 workers for taking out the work on many corridors.