In order to employ the returnee migrant workers for various works according to their skills, the Government of Madhya Pradesh constituted a special commission – Madhya Pradesh State Migrant Labourer Commission on June 26 to address the issue, as per an official release from the state government.
According to the release, “Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh stated that the state government is committed to providing employment to migrant labourers, who returned to the state in this crisis of Corona pandemic, according to their ability and for the welfare and development of their families. With this objective, ‘Madhya Pradesh State Migrant Labourer Commission’ has been constituted.”
The government has said that the duration of the newly formed commission will be two years. An individual will be nominated as the chairman of the commission, the release added.
The commission will be providing the government with suggestions and recommendations for improving the socio-economic status of the migrant labourers of the state.