Jobs, social security for youth of J&K top priorities of Central govt: Teli

Jobs, social security for youth of J&K top priorities of Central govt: Teli

Srinagar: Union Minister of State for Labour & Employment Rameshwar Teli on Friday said providing better avenues of employment and increasing social security measures for the youth and working class of Jammu and Kashmir are among the top priorities of the Central Government.
Addressing the mediapersons at Tagore Hall Srinagar, the minister highlighted the initiatives of the Central Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the benefit of common people in Jammu and Kashmir.
Talking to the mediapersons, the Minster said unemployed youth are being provided loans on zero interest basis and e-SHRAM cards are issued to tackle the problem of unemployment.
He said the government aspires to complete the target of issuing 38 crore e-SHRAM cards in the country of which 30 crore cards are already issued.
Teli said the problem of child labour in J&K will also be taken up with the ministry and addressed in time.
He said work on various development projects is going on at full pace and the same will be completed ahead of the stipulated timelines.
Later, the minister participated in a delegate convention of Trade Union Coordination Centre (TUCC) in which the leaders and members of different worker unions participated and deliberated upon the pending demands of temporary, seasonal and other workers in different departments.
Addressing the convention, the Minister assured the delegates that the issues pertaining to the working force of J&K will be put before the Central Government & the Jammu and Kashmir administration for their early settlement especially regularization of 61000 temporary workers and utilization of services of seasonal workers.
He said the J&K Government will be apprised to implement the minimum wages act as per the components of revised rates at par with the other states of the country.
The minister highlighted the initiative taken by the central government for the welfare of the workers. He assured the leadership of TUCC for every possible assistance from his Ministry for the early settlement of their genuine demands.
On this occasion , the Minister also inaugurated e-SHRAM registration camp and issued sanction letters to Ujjwala scheme beneficiaries.
UNI

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