The meeting of the Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Labour and Employment was held here today. Chairing the meeting, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC), Labour & Employment briefed members on agenda relating to “Welfare of Unorganised Worker”.
The meeting discussed the agenda in detail. Members suggested enhancing old age pension as medical expenses rise with age, making stringent provisions to ensure minimum wage payment to the workers, to provide employment oriented alternative schemes for the children in need of employment and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna.
The Minister thanked members for their valuable suggestions and assured due consideration. He urged the members to come up with more suggestions to improve the welfare of the unorganized workers
The Members of Parliament attending the Committee’s meeting include Shri R K Sinha (RS), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel,Shri Shankar Prasad Datta,Shri NK Premchandran, Shri MK Raghvan ,Sri Ramesh Bidhuri and Shri Kaushal Kishore (all from LS).
The last meeting of the Committee was held on 17th December,2014.
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