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May 28, 2020
9:41PM

Railways distributed more than 85 lakh free meals to migrants on Shramik Special trains since May 1

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Indian Railways has distributed more than 85 lakh free meals and about 1.25 crore free water bottles to migrants travelling in Shramik Special Trains since 1st of May this year. 

Ministry of Railways said, subsequent to the Home Ministry order regarding movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places, Indian Railways has been operating Shramik Special trains from 1st of this month.

The Ministry said, till date 3736 Shramik Special trains have been operationalized from various states while about 67 are in the pipeline. Yesterday, 172 Shramik Specials were originated. So far around 50 lakh migrants have been transported through Shramik Special Trains in 27 days.

In addition to Shramik specials, Railways are running 15 pairs of special trains connecting New Delhi and plans to start 200 more time tabled trains on 1st June.

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