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Maha govt discusses welfare of sugarcane workers, their children

Mumbai, Sep 15 (UNI) Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Wednesday said that all departments should work in coordination to provide benefits of social security schemes to the migrant sugarcane harvesting workers and instructed to set up hostels for their children across the state.
He was speaking in a meeting attended by Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil, Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat, Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope, Skills Development Minister Nawab Malik, Rural Development Minister Hasan Mushrif, Agriculture Minister Dadaji Bhuse, Co-operation Minister Balasaheb Patil, Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde and National Sugar Association President Jay Prakash Dandegaonkar.
It was also decided to start registration for the migrant sugarcane harvesters, mukadams and transport workers in the state and issue them identity cards.
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