TN appoints nodal authority for stranded persons’ movement

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Chennai, April 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government, here on Thursday, informed the Centre that Atulya Misra, Additional Chief Secretary in Revenue and Disaster Management Department, has been designated as nodal authority for movement of stranded people.

In a letter to the Union Home Ministry, Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary K. Shanmugam said Misra has been designated as the nodal authority to monitor issues relating to movement of stranded persons — pilgrims, students, migrant workers and others — at different places in the state due to lockdown.