A number of amendments to the Mining Safety Act would be passed soon by Parliament to ensure safety of workers and greater accountability of mine owners towards them, Union Labour Minister M Mallikarjun Kharge said on Sunday.

Sreelatha Menon / New Delhi November 30, 2010, 0:24 IST

The Prime Minister

The first-ever annual employment survey by the Labour Bureau under the Union Ministry of Labour points to a

The first

The Government has proposed to launch an urban employment guarantee scheme on the lines of NREGA and give statutory sanctions to minimum wages.

The proposal, which focuses on generating employment and enhancing employability among less advantaged, is part of the short-term strategies and targets of the Government contained in the first 'Annual Report to the People on Employment'.

New Delhi: Government has proposed to launch an urban employment guarantee scheme on the lines of NREGA and give statutory sanctions to minimum wages.

The proposal, which focuses on generating employment and enhancing employability among less advantaged, is part of the shortterm strategies and targets of the government contained in the first Annual Report to the People on Employment.

Union Labour Minister Mallikarjun Kharge would present a briefing on the country's highly successful National Rural Employment Generation Scheme at the first ever meet of G-20 labour ministers here on Tuesday.

The National Policy on Safety, Health and Environment at workplace to eliminate the incidence of work related injuries, diseases, fatalities, disaster and loss of national assets. It aims to not only ensure achievement of a high level of occupational safety, health and environment performance through proactive approaches but also to enhance the well-being of the employee and society at large.

CABINET DECIDES
Bs Reporter / New Delhi August 22, 2008, 0:28 IST

The Union Cabinet today approved the Unorganized Sector Workers' Social Security Bill, 2008, incorporating one of the key recommendations of the paliamentary standing committee

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