New Delhi : Chief Labour Commissioner and DG Labour Bureau DPS Negi reviewed the status of sensitization and implementation of labour laws and labour codes in various developmental projects in Leh. In separate meetings with project officials from UT Ladkak, Powergrid, NHPC, BRO, CPWD, BPCL, IOCL, HPCL, NHIDCL and AAI during the last two days, Shri Negi enquired about the prevailing labour issues at their project sites. He also studies different activities undertaken there.
Negi also met workers at Karutungse, and Pangong Road, who hailed from Jharkhand, Bihar, Nepal as also local Ladakhis, and enquired about their well-being. Negi explained to them their rights at length.
Senior officers in-charge of the projects briefed the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) regarding the compliance with various labour laws. Negi expressed satisfaction about the compliance status of labour laws at their projects. Negi explained to the officials and contractors about the importance of implementation of labour laws and new labour codes. He appealed the workers to register themselves in the upcoming NDUW Portal for migrant workers, which is being launched soon by Labour & Employment Ministry. Negi appreciated the design of shelters proposed to be procured by project officials.