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Railways ready to run special trains for migrants from any district: Piyush Goyal

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NEW DELHI: Union minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the Railways is ready to run 'Shramik Special' trains from any district in the country, and asked district collectors to prepare a list of migrant workers stranded in their regions due to the coronavirus lockdown.
The district collectors have to coordinate with state nodal officers as well as nodal officers designated by the Railways, he said.
"To provide relief to migrant labour, Indian Railways is ready to run "Shramik Special" trains from any District in the Country. District Collectors should prepare lists of stranded labour & destination and apply to Railways through the State nodal officer," the railway minister tweeted.

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