Shramik Express Special Train No.05014 departed from Karmali Railway Station to New Alipurduar in West Bengal at 6:42 pm carrying 1556 passengers on board who were stranded in Goa due to ongoing Nationwide Lockdown.
Shri Mamu Hage IAS, Deputy Collector, Shri Vivek H.P IAS Deputy Collector, Shri Akshay Potekar Deputy Collector, Shri Utkrisht Prasoon SP, IPS, were present at the time of departure of train at Karmali Railway Station.
Similarly Shramik Express Special Train No. 05016 carrying 1600 passengers left Madgaon Railway Station at 7:11 p.m. for Arariya, Bihar and another train carrying 1628 passengers left at 9:52 pm for Banka in Bihar on May 30, 2020.
SP South, Shri Arvind Gawas, IPS; Special Additional Collector, Shri Sanjiv Dessai; SP, Shri Sammy Tavares; SP, Shri Serafin Dias and other senior officers of District Administration, Konkan Railways and Police Department were present at the time of departure of train at Margao Railway Station.
A proper medical screening and other formalities of the passengers were carried out before they boarded the trains.
All the passengers were served with Pulao, ORS packet, Biscuits packet, Wada Pav, five water bottles per person and sanitary napkins before boarding the train. Earlier, in the holding area water bottle, Banana and Bread was served to each passenger. A packet of 30 Kg. Puff Rice Per compartment was also provided for the further journey of the passengers.
The entire operation was monitored by District Magistrate North Goa, Smt. R. Menaka, IAS, District Magistrate South Goa Shri. Ajit Roy, IAS, Special Additional Collector Shri Shashank Tripathi, Shri Uthkrisht Prasoon, SP and Shri Vivek H.P, Deputy Collector, Tiswadi under overall supervision of Shri. Kunal, IAS, Nodal Officer for Interstate Movement Cell.