Medical certificate not required; screening at the point of travel
The new decree stipulates that migrants / stranded people wishing to travel to their country of origin must be screened at the start of the journey using a digital thermometer and
Simplified, this means that after approval after check-in, migrants do not need to run for a medical certificate and can simply walk to the point of displacement (train stations or bus terminus as appropriate) and get tested. by digital thermometer before starting their journey.
Screening will be carried out free of charge by official doctors from government / municipal companies using the services of a
It is believed that the government’s decision was prompted by news of exorbitant costs imposed on migrants for issuing medical certificates by doctors in several parts of the state. Additionally, factors such as asymptomatic people developing infection during the incubation period between medical testing and travel approval were also taken into account.
A unique list of all passengers indicating that they have been screened and are showing no
At present, there are over 4.35 lakh of migrant workers in the state who have received shelter, food and refuge in 4,738 camps in various locations.