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Date of Publish: 2017-08-22

 

Statistical information relating to the influx of Refugees from East Bengal into India till 30th September, 1971- Part 11

Government of India

Ministry of Labour and Rehabilitation

Department of Branch Secretariat

 

( For a series of reports on the issue of Influx in Assam during creation of Bangladesh please visit the previous parts published on February 21, March 2,7,14,21,30 and April 4, 13, 21, 25, May 2, 9, 16 23, 30 and June 6, 13, August 8 and 16. Dcoument source: The Assam State Archives)

MEGHALAYA

 

33. TRENDS OF CURRENT INFLUX OF REFUGEES IN MEGHALAYA

(PERSONS IN THOUSAND)

 

Month Average daily rate Monthly arrivals
April 1971 (10th to 30th) 3.2 78
May-71 5.1 158
Jun-71 1.4 43
Jul-71 1.2 38
Aug-71 2.3 73
Sep-71 7.1 214
Total 604

 

34. DISTRICWISE DISTRIBUTION OF REFUGEE OF CURRENT INFLUX IN MEGHALAYA VIS-A-VIS NORMAL POPULATION (PERSONS IN THOUSAND)

District Number of Camps Population Normal Population 1971
In camps Outside Camps Total
Khasi and Jayantia Hill s 11 279 26 305 585
Garo Hills 6 260 39 299 398
Total 17 539 65 604 983

 

35. LIST OF RELIEF TRANSIT CAMPS / RECEPTION CENTER OPENED BY HE GOVERNMENT OF MEGHALAYA FOR REFUGEES FROM EAST BENGAL

District Sector Name of Camps
Khasi and Jayantia Hills (a) Dawki Sector 1.Amlarem Camp
2.Madan Baitah Camp
3. Madan Lyngtad Camp
4. Pongtung Camp
5. Sohkyrdoh Camp
6.Amtrong Camp
(b) Shella Sector 1. Shella Camp
2. Ichamati Camp
(c ) Balat Sector 1.Maila Camp
2. Balat Camp Reception Center
(d) Gomaghat Sector 1. Monai Camp
2. Reception Center, Gomaghat
3. Maheshkhola Reception Center
4.Wahrengka
Garo Hills 1. Dalu Camp
2.Bashmare Camp
3. Mahendraganj Camp
4.Ampati Camp
5.Sibbari Camp
6.Purakhasia Camp

 

36. MEDICAL FACILITIES PROVIDED FOR REFUGEES OF CURRENT INFLUX IN MEGHALAYA

1.Number of doctors engaged 30
2.Number of paramedical staff engaged 91
3.Medical Stores supply sub-depot functioning TURA
4.Number of Persons inoculated 5,43,000
5. Number of persons vaccinated 5,43,000

 

(to be continued ...)

 

 

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