Employment report to be released within a month: Kharge

Labour and Employment Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on 9th September stated that the Centre will release a report on employment within a month. This report will aim at tackling the problems of workers caused by the global meltdown and drought.

It will seek views of the public on the state of employment in the country and would touch on decent and sustainable livelihood for the people.

Mr. Kharge had also participated in a “National Seminar on Report to the People on Employment,” organised by his Ministry and the International Labour Organisation. There, he stressed the need for balancing competitiveness concerns of enterprise with employment generation. Also, he emphasized on maintaining the rights to decent working and living standards of the labour.

He further stated that employment generation calls for a multi-sectoral and multi-pronged approach, which might include creation of better wages and wider avenues of assured self-employment.



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