Thursday, December 4, 2014

Labour Reforms

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment

03-December-2014 17:27 IST

Labour Reforms
The Minister Of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya has said that Labour Laws reform is a continuous process in order to bring them in tune with the emerging needs of the economy after tri-partite consultations amongst Government, Employers’ and Employees’ Organizations. The Ministry of Labour & Employment is actively engaged in addressing the issue of simplifying and codifying the Labour Laws and for ensuring ease of compliance to promote an enabling business environment. While undertaking such reforms, the overall interests of Labour like wages, employment, social security, working environment, health and safety etc. are duly addressed keeping in view the requirements of the Indian Industry to make it efficient and Internationally competitive.  

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya said that the Ministry has also developed a single unified Web Portal for On-line Registration of Units, Reporting of Inspections, submissions of Annual returns and Redressal of Grievances. The Portal facilitates ease of reporting at one place for various Labour Laws by a single On-line annual Return, consolidate information of Labour inspections and its enforcement thereby enhancing transparency in Labour Inspections.

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