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 stranded in Saudi Arabia after the construction company that had employed them closed down in 2018. The 39 had been introduced returned to India on Monday following the mixed efforts of the Centre and the Telangana authorities.

The employer that closed down had recruited hundreds of labors 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 that they were left with not anything and the camps, installation by means of the company as comfort, did not offer any facilities and food.

The laborers then reached out to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and filed a grievance with the labor court docket in Saudi Arabia. The court docket had given time 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 additionally coordinated with MEA officials for the safe go back of the Indians.

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

E Chittibabu, an 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 they were acquired at Hyderabad airport.

While appreciating the efforts of the kingdom and valuable governments efforts repatriate the migrant laborers, activists are seeking everlasting rehabilitation for the laborers.

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

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

The state of Telangana sees an excessive quantity of 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 are in Saudi Arabia, hired in low-paying jobs in the production and service sectors.

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

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

The driving force, K Venkatesh, become stuck via authorities close to Gulzar Houz all through a unique power being conducted. Besides overcrowding seven youngsters in his vehicle even as 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 become conducted, and the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC) be counted become a whopping 266 mg/100 ml, compared to the permissible alcohol restrict of 30 mg/a hundred ml of blood, i.E. 30 micrograms/a hundred ml of blood.

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