In this article, we will learn about Shramik Special Train, what facilities are being provided in these trains, how can you book tickets in Shramik Special Trains and the list of states which are for laborers and others which are lockdown operational special Are stuck in trains.
Due to the outbreak of the Corona virus, the lockout continues from March 25 across India, which has now been extended to May 31, 2020. With the aim of preventing the spread of corona virus infection, all activities that could worsen the situation, including travel, assembly, public transport and other services have been continued. No public transport, airplane, train, metro, etc. are permitted to operate during some nationwide corona virus lockdown except in certain categories, such as ambulances, means of transportation related to essential activities, etc.
With the announcement of the lockdown, all the factories, construction works, industries etc. closed down yesterday. Due to Corona’s uncertainty, the permanent staff were also fired. In such a situation, daily laborers also got work. Millions of migrant laborers migrate from rural areas and other parts of India to metros and large cities in search of work, living in large cities, clearly far from their homes. These workers have no other source of income and no accumulated capital. What was left of these workers due to lack of work, they started running out. Many times, food was provided by the local administration or social service organizations, but they did not have the money to rent the house, thus, they had no other way than to go to their village.
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The idea is to run a Shramik special train
Due to the lockdown, all modes of transport have been shut down, in such a situation, these migrant laborers from many places started traveling to their village thousands of kilometers away, risking their lives.
This move of migrant laborers attracted the attention of many people and the demand to drive buses and trains for the return of migrant laborers started gaining momentum, but mostly migrant laborers from the states of UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan Huh. The number is more than ten crores, these laborers are spread in various states in search of employment, which includes major states like Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Mumbai etc., following them in their villages thousands of kilometers away by covering two yards. . , As well as ensuring that corona virus infection does not spread further, is not easy.
Finally, in consultation with the state governments, with their permission, the government took a major decision to operate special trains specifically for migrants or workers who want to return to their city. This special train named “Shramik Express” is running weekly, covering major Indian cities, where the number of migrant workers is high. All the details about Shramik Express train are given below.
Facilities provided in Shramik Special Train
- All the passengers going to their hometown in Shramik Express will be provided with food items.
- During the long journey, the Indian Railways will provide food to all passengers in the Shramik Express.
- On arrival, special arrangements will be made by the state government. These arrangements include screening, checkup and transportation to their villages.
- Any migrant workers, students and all other people who are stranded in other cities / states will be able to book tickets for Shramik Express trains.
- Masks will be provided to people without masks and proper social distance will be taken care of during the journey in Shramik Express trains.
How to register online for Delhi Pravasi Shramik Special train?
The Delhi government has made it easy for all migrants, laborers to register online and book tickets for the Shramayukta Special Train. If you want to book tickets in Delhi Pravasi Mazdoor Special train then you should follow the steps given below.
- Click on the link below and go to the official website.
The registration page will open on your screen where you will have to enter the following details correctly.
- Reason to travel
- Aadhaar ID
- Other states
- Other State Districts
- Other State Address
- Destination Railway Station
- After filling all the information correctly, click on the submit button and your application will be submitted.
List of places operating Shramik special train
|Jammu and Kashmir|
|Daman and Diu|
|Dadar and Nagar Haveli|