Ravi S Singh
Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 11
Addressing a digital assembly of Labour and Employment Ministers of G-20 member-countries on Friday, Union Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar referred to as to work collectively for locating options to frequent issues ensuing from the Covid pandemic.
Addressing the assembly via video-conference, Gangwar mentioned the pandemic had led to a brand new regular, and had modified the established framework of functioning.
Listing out a few of the measures taken by the Government in India to mitigate the issues of the employees, he mentioned ample preparations had been made to offer momentary shelters, meals and medical amenities.
Employers have been inspired to pay wages to their staff, he added.
Besides, “one nation, one ration card” scheme had been launched to facilitate distribution of meals grains to migrant staff.
Gangwar additionally conveyed India’s perception that encouraging innovation, entrepreneurship and industry-led ability improvement have been the important thing drivers of youth improvement.
Appreciating that the universally related situation of gender equality was once more the main focus of G-20 this 12 months, he mentioned girls are actually allowed to work throughout night time time in India.
“To promote women entrepreneurs, we are providing collateral-free loans to women to start their own businesses,” Gangwar mentioned.