Stranded in Saudi Arabia for over 12 months without jobs

As many as 39 migrant laborers from Telangana, who had been stranded in Saudi Arabia for over 12 months, were repatriated to India on Monday. The laborers have been left in Saudi Arabia after the construction company that employed them closed down in 2018. The 39 had been introduced and returned to India on Monday following the Center’s mixed efforts and the Telangana authorities.

Stranded in Saudi Arabia

The employer that closed down had recruited hundreds of laborers from distinct countries, such as India. The Indian laborers had been living a hard existence after the agency close, as, without any work, it had become tough for them to live to tell the tale. The laborers had alleged they were left with nothing, and the camps, installing the company as comfort, did not offer any facilities and food.

The laborers then contacted the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and filed a grievance with the labor court docket in Saudi Arabia. The court docket had given the company time to clean the pending wages and then ordered that exit visas be issued to them to repatriate them to India.

The Ministry of External Affairs in India then organized flight tickets for the laborers. The Telangana authorities’ NRI mobile had also coordinated with MEA officials to return to the Indians safely.

On Monday, Telangana NRI officials can receive the 39 laborers in Hyderabad on Monday night time. Officials will also give every one of them Rs 1,000 as journey fare from Hyderabad to their local locations.

E Chittibabu, reliable with the Telangana NRI department, informed TNM that the Telangana Chief Secretary had written to the Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia regarding the laborers’ repatriation. They will be despatched to their local places when acquired at Hyderabad airport.

While appreciating the kingdom’s efforts and valuable governments’ efforts to repatriate migrant laborers, activists seek everlasting rehabilitation for the laborers.

Speaking to TNM, Manda Bheem Reddy, the president of the Emigrants Welfare Forum, said, “Migrant laborers are coming back after dropping the whole thing within the Gulf international locations for many reasons. Like Kerala, the government must implement welfare schemes for them. The authorities ought to set up an emploto permanently rehabilitate and reintegraten of migrant laborers.”

He also stated that the shortage of rehabilitation policy for migrants is forcing them to take their own lives as they’re debt-ridden and suffer losses. He also recommended that the authorities use their abilties and appoint them to improvement initiatives as a part of the rehabilitation measures.

The state of Telangana sees excessive emigration cases, with many humans traveling to nations like Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Qatar and Bahrain, and Kuwait in search of employment. According to Reuters, around 2.7 million Indians in Saudi Arabia are hired in low-paying jobs in the production and service sectors.

Heavily drunk vehicle motive force ferries youngsters to high school in Hyderabad, arrested.

On Tuesday, the Hyderabad Traffic Police stuck an auto driver who changed into ferrying school children in his car in a closely inebriated condition.

The driving force, K Venkatesh, becomes stuck via authorities close to Gulzar Houz all through a unique power being conducted. Besides overcrowding seven youngsters in his vehicle, even heading to a college at Himayatnagar, the police stated that the accused was heavily inebriated.

As the police got the odor of alcohol, a breath analyzer check was conducted, and the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC) was counted become a whopping 266 mg/100 ml, compared to the permissible alcohol restriction of 30 mg/a hundred ml of blood, i.E. 30 micrograms/a hundred ml of blood.

The automobile was seized immediately, and alternate preparations were made to send the children to high school. A case was registered against Venkatesh, and he became provided in front of a local courtroom.