Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs calls for database on migrants
Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – Social and Welfare schemes; Parliamentary Committees
- Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs advised the government to set up a national database of migrant workers so that they don’t fall out of the social security cover.
- The Committee observed that better coordination between States and districts could have prevented the massive exodus of migrant workers.
- According to the Committee, lessons should be learnt from the COVID19 pandemic which saw unprecedented reverse migration.