Feb 27, 2022

How is the government helping migrant workers during the Covid-19 pandemic?

The Supreme Court has directed the Government to provide stranded migrant workers with dry ration under the Atma Nirbhar Scheme or other suitable schemes, and to provide them with a community kitchen. The Court asked the Government to publicise the various schemes and the places of community kitchens so that those who need the benefits can avail them.

To know more on identification proof you need to access government schemes, read here. For more information on your rights during the Covid-19 pandemic, read our explainer.