With the aim to create synergy amongst the Centre and state governments on labour issues and matters related to workers’ welfare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the National Conference of Labour Ministers of all States and Union Territories tomorrow via video conferencing.
The two-day conference is being organised by the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment on August 25-26 at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the conference is being convened in the spirit of cooperative federalism to discuss various significant labour-related issues. It will help create further synergy amongst the Centre and state governments in formulating better policies and ensuring effective implementation of schemes for the welfare of workers.
The conference will have four thematic sessions on integrating e-Shram portal for onboarding social security schemes to universalize social protection; Swasthya se Samriddhi for improving medical care through ESI hospitals run by State Governments and integration with PMJAY; framing of rules under four Labour Codes and modalities for their implementation; Vision Shramev Jayate @2047 with focus on just and equitable conditions of work, social protection to all workers, including gig and platform workers, gender equality at work, among other issues.