Migrants Rights

Operationalizing Migrant Resource Center for for Migrants Rights, Safe Migration & Labors

Manav Seva Sansthan "Seva" in coordination with the International Organization on Migration, the Migrant Resource Center (MRC) is being operated in Gorakhpur, which was inaugurated in 2021 by the Hon'ble Labor and Employment Minister, Shri Swami Prasad Maurya, So that along with promoting safe migration, the migrants can be given appropriate information about migration.

MSS & IOM have jointly agreed to work upon the theme of promoting safe migration and creating safe working environment for migrant workers with enabling access to their rights in Gorakhpur region covering surrounding districts through various methodologies and a Migration resource center at Gorakhpur which will be resource service center for migrants in terms of knowledge about rights, schemes, policies and multiple services at one stop as well as coordination with district administration, concerned departments and stakeholders to create a safe migration environment for migrant workers with access to their rights with cooperation of all relevant government functionaries and agencies.

Efforts are being made to benefit the migrants from the Migrant Resource Center so that along with promoting safe migration, migrants can be made aware and safe from the heinous crime like human trafficking and forced labour.

The Objective is to create safety net for migrant workers focusing on garment industry in eastern Uttar Pradesh on a two way approach of support through MRC as well awareness among worker groups at their working area along with a sensitization and active involvement of multi-stakeholders for enabling an environment of safe migration practices. The major targeted goals of the intervention included –

  1. create safety net for migrant workers focusing on garment industry Through MRC
  2. Pre departure trainings
  3. Awareness and knowledge sharing among migrant workers
  4. Orientation and awareness among families of migrant workers
  5. Coordinated support with multi-stakeholder