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Employment opportunities, Social security of JK youth top priorities of GoI: Union Minister

Employment opportunities, Social security of JK youth top priorities of GoI: Union Minister
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SRINAGAR: Union Minister of State (MoS) for Labour and Employment, Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameshwar Teli on Friday said that 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 media persons at Tagore Hall Srinagar, the minister highlighted the initiatives of the Central Government under the leadership of Prime Minister for the benefit of common people in the Union Territory. He said that work on various development projects is going on at full pace and the same will be completed ahead of the stipulated timelines.

The Minster said that unemployed youth were provided loans on zero interest basis and e-SHRAM cards were issued to tackle the problem of unemployment.

He said that 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.

The Minister said that the problem of child labour in J&K will also be taken up with the ministry and addressed in time.

The minister later participated in a delegate convention of the 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 UT administration for their early settlement, especially regularization of 61000 temporary workers and utilization of services of seasonal workers.

He said that the J&K UT 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.

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