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7,512 Migrants In State Eligible For Travel Allowance: Gujarat To High Court


Of 22.5 inter-state migrant workers, 11.5 lakh are employed in and around Surat alone, the government said.

Gujarat government told the court that the Railways has been collecting transportation fare from workers

Ahmedabad:

Of 22.5 lakh migrant workers in Gujarat, only 7,512 were registered under the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (IMW) Act and were thus eligible for travel allowance, the state government has informed the Gujarat High Court.

In a written reply to a Public Interest Litigation, the government informed a division bench of Justices JB Pardiwala and IJ Vora on Friday that around 22.5 lakh ...


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