Employees in Corporate Sector



Employees in Corporate Sector
The Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya has said that Government of India has been making constant efforts through normal growth process and implementing various employment generation programmes like Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) run by Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA), Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) scheme run by Ministry of Rural Development and National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) run by Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation.


In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya said that various labour laws like the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, etc. have been enacted to safeguard the interests of the workers and employees in the private sector. Under the provisions of the Minimum Wages Act, both the Central Government and the State Governments are the appropriate Government to fix, revise, review and enforce the payment of minimum wages to workers in respect of scheduled employments under their jurisdictions. The enforcement of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 is ensured at two levels. While in the Central Sphere, the enforcement is done through the inspecting officers of the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) commonly designated as Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM), the compliance in the State Sphere is ensured through the State Enforcement Machinery.
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