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ಮೈಸೂರು ಇಂದು ಮೈಸೂರು ನಗರದಿಂದ 1164 ವಲಸಿಗರು ಬಿಹಾರಿ ಗೆ ತೆರಳಿದರು ನಗರದ ಅಶೋಕಪುರಂ ರೈಲ್ವೆ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣದಿಂದ ಬಿಹಾರಿನ Purnia ಸ್ಥಳಕ್ಕೆ ತೆರಳಿದ್ದು ಬಿಹಾರ್ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಮನವಿ ಮಾಡಿತ್ತು ಎಂದು ರೈಲ್ವೆ ಇಲಾಖೆ ಪ್ರಕಟಣೆ ತಿಳಿಸಿದೆ

Another Bihar-bound Shramik Spl left Ashokapuram (Mysuru) today

The eight ‘point-to-point’ Shramik Spl. from Mysuru Division, carrying 1164 migrants, left Ashokapuram (Mysuru) Station today at 14:00 hrs for Purnia in Bihar. This train is being run as per the request of the State Governments of Bihar and Karnataka. The train comprising 22 LHB coaches is scheduled to reach Purnia (2488 kms) on Tuesday (26.5.2020) at 13:10 hrs.

After scrutiny and verification of documents of the registered migrants belonging to Mandya, Maddur and Hunsur, the authorities of the State Government completed the mandated screening process before allowing them to board the train. Meanwhile, the State Government, in association with the Rotary Club of Mysuru provided food and water to the passengers. As per the extant arrangements, the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation is taking care of the catering in the remaining portion of the journey in collaboration with the Railway Divisions in the path of the train.

Six Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel will be escorting the train, end-to-end, to address issues, of any, relating to law and order in coordination with the Government Police of the respective State Governments along the way. Passengers were instructed to compulsory wear face masks and maintain high standards of personal hygiene.

Yesterday also (23.5.2020), a Shramik Spl. with a total of 1520 migrants from Hassan and Chikmagaluru districts left for Katihar in Bihar. This was the seventh Shramik Spl. from Myduru Division. Nodal Officers of Railways and Government of Karnataka coordinated the arrangements for smooth operation of the special train as per the guidelines issued for registration and screening. While the local Mahaveer Jain Sangh provided food for the migrants at the starting point, Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is coordinating with various Railway Divisions en route for supply of food till the train reaches the destination station.

On an average, Indian Railways are running about 270 Shramik Spl everyday since the beginning of this month. Almost three lakh passenger three lakh passengers have been transported per day in the last four days.

The Railways will be operationalising another 2600 Shramik Spls. across the Indian Railway network in the next ten days as per the needs of various State
Governments. This initiative is expected to benefit over 36 lakh migrants across the country.

(Priya Shetty)
Divisional Commercial Manager & PRO


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