The Bench Of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Shah ordered all the States to bring up a scheme to provide dry ration to the migrant workers and the Court ordered that to be done by 31 July 2021.
The order was passed for the welfare of the migrant workers in the Covid-19 pendemic . Some activist passed an application to Supreme Court for ensuring the migrant workers do not get deprived of ration and food security and they can travel back to their home at a very nominal cost.
The Court also asked to Central Government that why the National database of unorganized workers is not ready despite the order for the preparation of it.
As rupees 417 crore has been funded for this project of collecting the database has been noted down by court . Supreme Court has ordered Delhi ,U.P , Haryana to start providing dry ration , transport , community kitchens for migrant workers