Ministry of Home Affairs issues order allowing movement of migrant workers and other stranded persons via special trains operated by Ministry of Railways. States and the Railway Board will make the necessary arrangements for the same. These special trains will be operated by the Ministry of Railways.
Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued an order to allow the movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons, stranded at different places across the country, by special trains to be operated by Ministry of Railways (MoR).
MoR would designate nodal officer(s) for coordinating with State/ UTs for their movement. It would also issue detailed guidelines for sale of tickets; for social distancing and other safety measures to be observed at train stations, train platforms and within the trains.