In Dubai KTR Meets Migrant Workers

Migrant-WorkersOn Monday K Taraka Rama Rao who is the Telangana Information Technology and Panchayat Raj Minister met migrant workers from Telangana who are working in Dubai.

Telangana constitute the second largest group of migrant nearly about lakh workers from Telangana in Dubai.

In Dubai the Minister visited Sonapur camp and conducted detailed interaction with them about their problems like exploitation by agents first and then by some of the employers. They face very difficult living conditions. Non-payment of minimum wages is another common issue.

KTR discussed about the plan of organizing skills training classes for workers planning to work overseas, registration of workers, an insurance scheme for migrant workers, assistance in relocating willing workers back to Telangana by suitable local and also assured the workers that the government will soon solve these problems.

The Minister visited the Dubai Central Jail in Awair where some Telangana are serving prison sentences. He has been making an effort to secure their release for the last 2 years. For five of them, the efforts made are bearing fruition and they are likely to get released shortly. The Minister, accompanied by Special Chief Secretary Pradeep Chandra and Commissioner of Industries Jayesh Ranjan, visited Dubiotech complex.

Medaram Jathara

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