Covid Corollaries: Projects mostly at risk in Maharashtra, UP, Tamil Nadu and AP. May 2020
The districts of Chennai, Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur already have operational mobile clinics. It is known that over 88,000 construction workers have benefited from the mobile clinics service so far. Considering this, another 47 such clinics will be launched.
In the 2020-21 Budget, Rs 200 million has been allocated for distributing safety gadgets to 1 lakh construction workers in the state.
Currently, 23,918 workers in Tamil Nadu, employed in the construction sector, have registered with the Construction Workers Welfare Board.
Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, I&C and IT, Telangana Govt, on how the state is handling the COVID crisis, labour refo.. May 2020