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Online registration facility for labourers of unorganised sector

RAIPUR: The lakhs of labourers of the unorganised sector, work under house construction activities, will now get online registration facility for availing benefits of different schemes. The labourer need not to go to the office of the district labour officer, but can register his name online from any cyber cafe.

Labour minister Amar Agrawal has launched this facility here at the Naveen Vishram Grih, on the International Labour Day (May Day). Addressing the function Agrawal has appealed to the labourers to take benefits of this facility. He also gave away certificates to the labourers who have been imparted training under the Mukhyamantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.

The minister instructed the officers to give wide publicity to the online registration facility, so that more labourers could get its benefits. He also extended May Day wishes to the labourers.

Agrawal said that labourers have important contribution in the construction and development activities of any country or state. Many rules and Acts have been made at the Central and State level for the protection of the interests and rights of the labourers. Strict action would be taken against the violators of the rules and Acts related to the interests of the labourers, the minister added.

The minister said that sewing machines have been distributed to a large number of woman workers, after imparting stitching training to them. He said, the government has been making efforts to create permanent employment resources to these trained women workers through establishing self-help groups. It has also been decided to give the school uniform stitching work to these SHGs, he added.

Principal Secretary Labour MK Raut said that with the online registration, transparency could be maintained in giving benefits of various schemes launched for the welfare of the labourers. He said that the labourers go out of state would also get the benefits of the online registration through registered contractors.

Former chairman of Bhawan Evam Sannirman Karmakar Kalyan Mandal Mohan Anty, former chairman of Labour Welfare Board AN Tiwari, former vice-president Pramod Bhatt, Labour secretary Dr Jiten Kumar and large number of labourers were present on the occasion.