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  1. Data Bank project for registration of migrant workers in Kerala

Data Bank project for registration of migrant workers in Kerala

Kerala government will start a project during the current financial year to complete the registration of migrant workers from other states, Labour Minister T P Ramakrishnan said.

By: | Thiruvanananthapuram | Published: June 28, 2016 6:44 PM
Ramakrishnan said only about 53,000 persons have been registered in the scheme so far. (PTI) T P Ramakrishnan said only about 53,000 persons have been registered in the Kerala Migrant Workers Welfare scheme so far. (PTI)

Kerala government will kick-start a data bank project during the current financial year to complete the registration of migrant workers from other states, Labour Minister T P Ramakrishnan said here today.

He was replying to a calling attention motion of James Mathew in the Assembly, seeking necessary steps for registration of lakhs of migrant workers from others states in Kerala, under the Kerala Migrant Workers Welfare Scheme, 2010.

Ramakrishnan said only about 53,000 persons have been registered in the scheme so far.

“There are some practical difficulties for forceful registration of migrant workers,” he said.

The accurate number of the workers has not yet been tabulated, he said.

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