Ranchi, May 20 : Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has said that on the highways in the state at a distance of every 20 kilometers community kitchens will be set up which would be operated with the help of the district administration for which 94 spots have been already identified. He said that at these spots free arrangements of water and food will be made. The people who would reach these kitchens would be taken to a safe place from where arrangements would be made to send them to their respective homes. He said that the state government was also helping people of other states who are travelling through the area to reach their destinations.
Hemant said that while battling this pandemic the people should not give up their humanity touch. He said that the state government has collected information regarding more than 7 lakh migrant workers of Jharkhand who are trapped in other states and so far by establishing coordination with concerned state governments fooding arrangements have been made for 6 lakh such workers. On the other hand for the workers who want to return back to the state for them buses are being sent and they are also being brought through Shramik Special Trains.
He said that all efforts are being made so that no one goes hungry in the state and under Mukhyamantri Dal Bhaat Yojana crores of people were given two meals in a day while 6432 Mukhyamantri Didi Kitchens were serving food to more than 45,000 people. He said that on a daily basis reports or workers dying in road accidents and in rail accidents was being reported. The Chief Minister said that the government was making arrangements so that no migrant workers who reaches on the borders of the state walks on foot to his home. He said that whether people hailed from Jharkhand or other states all of them are being provided food and are being taken to their destination. (UNI)