Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Thursday launched Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram. Looking to create an environment conducive to industrial development while also ensuring transparency in the labour sector, the Prime Minister launched a host of schemes which envisage, among others, portable PF accounts and a unified portal for labour inspection at firms.
11:09 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi concludes his speech.
11:07am: When you use various products, think about the various people involved in getting it to you: PM Modi
11:04 am: We have enough manpower, but it doesn’t mean anything if they are not skilled manpower. India must be a key player in providing skilled workforce to the world: PM
11:01am: We have to see labour issues through the eyes of ‘Shramik’, not from the eyes of an industrialist: PM
10:59am: If you want to ‘Make in India’ a success, the most important part is ease of business: PM Modi
10:57am: E-governance is easy governance, effective governance and transparent governance, PM Modi says.
10:54am: Self attestation is a reflection of how the country trusts its citizens, Narendra Modi says.
10:50am: Shramev Jayate will enable portability through Universal Account Number for EPF subscribers from the organized sector
10:48am: We do not give adequate importance to manual labour, this perspective needs to change.
10:43 am: “We have launched these schemes to instill self confidence among youngsters.”
10:42 am: We are all aware of Satyamev Jayate,Shramev Jayate holds equal importance as Satyamev Jayate, PM Modi says.
10:40am: “We need to change the way we look at the job market. We should not look down upon those who do not have white collar jobs.”
10:39 am: PM Modi begins his speech after launching the Shram Suvidha Portal.
10:36 am: PM Modi releases Booklet of National Brand Ambassadors for Vocational Training
10:30 am: PM Narendra Modi launches Shram Suvidha Portal, Universal Account Number & Inspection Scheme.
10: 28 am: ITIs need to be given encouragement. They are very important for the nation’s progress : Narendra Singh Tomar
10:25 am: Once the Apprentices Amendment Bill passes through the Rajya Sabha it will create numerous jobs. 23 lakh people will undergo training.
10: 23 am: Skill development is the need of the hour. We have to create a skilled India and increase the scale, says Narendra Singh Toma
10:17 am: A new ray of hope has emerged after the government took office. Even the world is looking at India with great hope: Narendra Singh Tomar
10:15 am: Minister of Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment, Narendra Singh Tomar welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the launch of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram.
Retirement fund manager Employees Provident Fund Organisation’s ambitious project to provide portable Universal Account Numbers (UAN) to its subscribers will be launched today. (Read full story)
The revamped Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) for workers in the unorganised sector will also be launched on the occasion.
10 am Prime Minister Modi will be inaugurating the ‘Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram’ organised by the Labour Ministry in New Delhi which will feature a day-long conference of labour, employment, health and vocational training ministers of the various state governments. (Read full story)