Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren thanks Karnataka IAS officer for helping migrants, invites him for tea
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren called senior Karnataka IPS officer Seemanth Kumar Singh on his phone to thank him and the state government for smoothly handling the process of sending people from Jharkhand back to their state.
During his call, Hemant Soren asked Seemanth Kumar Singh to meet him whenever he's in Ranchi and also invited him for tea.
The Karnataka government has appointed Seemanth Kumar as the nodal officer to facilitate the travel of migrant workers from Jharkhand who are stranded in Karnataka.
The officer himself is a native of Jharkhand.
Jharkhand Chief Secretary too spoke with senior government officials in Karnataka to thank them for helping migrant workers reach their homes.
The Karnataka government has reserved two coaches for stranded students, IT professionals, and patients in every Jharkhand bound Shramik Train. So far, around 500-600 such people have boarded these trains.
Karnataka has nearly 40,000 migrant workers hailing from Jharkhand, 70,000 from Bihar, and around 40,000 from UP.