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Thiruvananthapuram: The expatriates who attended the Loka Kerala Sabha raised their interest in taking charge of closed industrial units in Kerala. The delegates demanded the support of state and central governments for the expatriates who returned to their native places after years of work in the Gulf countries. They also requested the Union government to consider the rehabilitation of expatriates who returned back home under difficult circumstances. Demands were also raised to set up an expatriate rehabilitation board and reservations for expats in the examinations conducted by Public Service Commission.
Other demands raised at Loka Kerala Sabha
Grant Rs 5 lakh medical insurance to expatriates belonging to middle class or below.
Financial aid for the education of children of the expatriates who returned to their native places after losing jobs.
Loka Kerala Sabha members have to be deployed in nations without Indian embassies to meet the needs of the expatriates.
A new system shall be introduced to bring the mortal remains of expatriates to their native places without delay.