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Narendra Modi planning to introduce 1 Nation, 1 Pay Day.

November 17, 2019
Narendra Modi planning to introduce 1 Nation, 1 Pay Day.

NEW DELHI: To safeguard the interest of employees in formal business, particularly working class, the Centre is planning to introduce 1 Nation, One Pay Day’ system, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said on Friday.

There ought to be a pan-India single wage day every month across different sectors to make sure that workers get timely payment of wages. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is excited with this legislation to get passed soon.

Parliament has passed the Code on Wages and rules are being framed because of its implementation.

The OSH Code was introduced in the Lok Sabha on July 23, 2019. The Code will streamline the private sector by enhancing the coverage of employees manifold by merging 13 central labour laws concerning safety, health and working conditions to one code.

The OSH Code has several new initiatives such as compulsory issues of appointment by employers, yearly free medical check up of employees and broadening coverage of all type of employees in the country below it.

Gangwar said that since taking the office in 2014, Modi government has always worked on reforming labor legislation.

We have taken 44 complicated labour laws up to reform them. We’re speaking to all stakeholders to create these laws more effective and useful.

“Likewise, we’re preparing an Individual Page’ mechanism for various sectors to finish various compliances to guarantee ease of conducting business. We are also preparing an online system of all grievance redressal to ensure that all problems are resolved with 48 hours without any physical interface, said Gangwar.

Underlining the role of private security industry as a significant job creator today, Gangwar said the business employs around 90 lakh people at present, which has the capacity to go up to 2 crore in the next few decades.

In addition, he stated the prime minister is keen to ensure growth of this sector.

Mr Modi is eager to make sure that all those working in the unorganized sector ought to find a pension of Rs 3,000 per month besides obtaining medical coverage. For working course attractive retirement strategies have been introduced by us. We’ll introduce more strategies in future to ensure better social security of those operating in unorganised sector as well as labour class, Gangwar added.

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