In its judgment in a suo motu matter titled “In Re: Problems and Miseries of Migrant Labourers”, the Suoreme Court has directed the Centre, States to complete the process of the portal for a national database for migrants and implement one nation one ration card scheme by 31 July.
The Supreme Court was told that the Central government had not come up with a solution on providing rations to migrant workers who did not have ration cards. The case is from 2020 when migrant labourers were forced to walk to their villages after the nationwide lockdown without any rations.
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The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Central government and the governments of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to come up with their proposals and plans on providing relief to stranded migrant labourers in the near-lockdowns imposed in the three states.