Panjim: With 30,134 passengers already returned to their native places in different parts of the country in last few days who were stranded in Goa by Shramik Express trains as many as 3265 passengers left Goa by Special trains of Konkan Railway from Karmali Railway Station to Bhawanipatna in Odisha and Jasidih in Jharkhand on May 23, 2020.
R Menaka, Collector, Uthkrisht Prasoon, SP, Gopal Parsekar, Additional Collector-II, Vivek H.P., Deputy Collector, Tiswadi, Mangaldas Gaonkar, Deputy Collector, Sattari, Sanesh Verghese, Asst. Manager, ITG, Gaurav Naik, Asst. Manager, ITG & Dy Collector (Tiswadi) and staff were present at the time of departure of train.
The people who boarded on the train were in Goa due to ongoing nationwide lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. A proper medical screening and other formalities of the passengers were carried out before they boarded on both trains.
Kne bus bearing left from Goa for Mumbai consisting 22 passengers (07-Mumbai, theee Pune and 12- Kolhapur). The same bus will bring seafarers from Mumbai.
The entire operation was monitored by District Magistrate North Goa, R Menaka, IAS, under overall supervision of Kunal, IAS, Nodal Officer for Interstate Movement Cell.