Government moots factory regulator, insurance policy for workers


Government moots factory regulator, insurance policy for workers
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Dear All,

An article is published in Business Standard, New Delhi edition, on 17th September 2015 on the above mentioned subject, the soft copy of the article is attached herewith.

The Union Labour Ministry has mooted setting up a safety regulator for factories in India, which will set the guidelines for establishment, after public hearing and consultation. The regulator, Occupational Safety and Health Board of India, is aimed at making factories a 'zero-accident place' for work and substantially reduce the time to set up factories.

The Government of India has proposed the various reforms in Factories Act in the said draft Bill. So you are requested to go through the article and study it carefully. This article indicates the commitment of The Labour Ministry, Government of India to ensure India become a 'zero-accidental workplace' at the same time Government of India has proposed to ease the various procedure to grant licenses and permissions.

Thanking you,
With regards, 

For Silvassa Industries & Manufacturers Association,     

Narendra Trivedi, 
Secretary


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