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Madhya Pradesh- All transport vehicles to be checked for illegal ferrying of migrants

The Madhya Pradesh Transport Commissioner issued orders on Wednesday (06/05) to check all inter-state buses and trucks for illegal transport of migrants. This decision was taken after thousands of migrant workers arrived in trucks to Satna from Surat with fake passes. The order states that strict action will be taken against those violating the transport […]

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Rapid Covid tests for essential service providers entering Haryana

Haryana has decided to conduct rapid Covid tests on all people entering the State to provide essential goods and services. According to State Home Minister Anil Vij, only those testing negative for Coronavirus will be allowed entry into the State.

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No separate passes required for inter-state movement of trucks

Union Home Ministry has reiterated that no separate passes are required for inter-state movement of trucks and all trucks with a maximum of two drivers and a helper should be allowed free movement. The order applies to all trucks whether carrying essential or non-essential goods or traveling empty (returning after a delivery or going for […]

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Nitin Gadkari urged states to clear blockades at the state borders

Road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari has urged states to clear blockades at state borders on priority so that trucks can move smoothly. Even as restrictions are gradually lifted, truckers continue to face challenges, particularly in inter-state movement. The minister also announced that his ministry will start a helpline to resolve transportation issues and […]

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Wall built along Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh border demolished after protests

Tamil Nadu’s Vellore district administration ordered on Monday, the demolition of wall constructed on highway connecting to Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district. People from both TN and AP use the Palamaner-Gudiyattam for movement of groceries, vegetables etc. Some other rural routes between the two states have been closed by the movement in emergency is allowed through […]

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Cabinet Secretary instructs states to clear cargo logjam

Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba instructed state bureaucrats to allow stranded trucks to reach their destinations. This includes non-essential goods too. The logjam has led to closure of warehouses and impacted logistics operations. He instructed that once the logjam has cleared, the fresh movement should only be of essential goods.