Bhagat inaugurates Awareness-cum-Workshop on various Labour Laws

Stresses on effective implementation of Labour Laws with spl focus on child, bounded labour Act

JAMMU, MARCH 05: Commissioner Secretary, Labour and Employment, Saurabh Bhagat Thursday stressed upon the concerned on effective implementation of various Labour Laws with special focus on child labour and bounded labour Act.

The Commissioner was speaking after inaugurating One Day Awareness-cum-Workshop on various Labour Laws organized by the Department of Labour, Jammu Division here today.

The Commissioner Secretary asked the officers of Labour Department to organize similar campaigns in other parts of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He said such camps can play an important role to aware labourers about their rights besides getting benefited.

Mr Bhagat appreciated the officers of the department for its efforts in promoting and implementing of labour laws for the benefit of labourers, however, he asked them to work with utmost dedication and point out the difficulties and problems faced while implementing labour laws by providing feedback with valuable suggestions.

The Commissioner also stressed for working on e-notices and prepare a Detailed Project Report (DPR) in this regard and submit the same to the concerned quarter for accord of necessary sanction. He said sufficient funds are available but need is to identify the works to be carried out which will help in efficient disbursement of duties of the labour department.

The commissioner asked the concerned to designate the Master Trainer and make them attend various capacity building programmes outside the UT and abroad in order to get acquaint about the recent trends in the implementation of labour laws.

Labour Commisioner, Abdul Rashid War also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the importance of implementation of labour laws for protecting the rights of labourers. He asked the concerned to achieve the fixed targets in full and use judicious funds.

Deputy Labour Commissioner Jammu, Kanta Devi presented welcome address and vote of thanks on the occasion. She also threw light on the implementation of labour laws.

During the workshop, Assistant Labours, Angrez Singh, Anoop Kumar, Pradyot Gupta, Rajesh Singh and Labour Officers, Shivika Sharma, Sanjay Bhat besides representative of Trade Union participated and threw light on various topics related to labour laws.

Founder Emeritus National Development Foundation, Rajiv Kumar Khajuria also took part in the workshop and highlighted on the topic of child right and child protection.

Earlier, Sangam Sangeet Kala Manch presented Nukad Natak on Bounded Labour on the occasion.