Shillong, May 29: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, on Friday, informed that a total of 10,655 stranded persons have returned to the state.
A special train from Delhi carrying 174 is reaching today, he said.
Meanwhile, the train from Kerala carrying 352 people will reach on May 30th, while the train from Goa with 99 people will arrive on May 31st.
He added that 24730 registered workers under the Meghalaya Building and Other Construction workers Act, have been transferred Rs 2100 as financial assistance.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that government has allowed private and Non profit organisations to resume work with not more than 33% work force.
He also informed that the Ministry of Home Affairs issued a circular exempting drivers transporting essential commodities and health services from quarantine.
Tynsong said that the government has partially allowed construction work, and private establishments can request permission from respective Deputy Commissioners, if they want to bring in skilled labour or technician from outside the state. He added that stranded operation protocols need to be followed.