The minister said CLC (Central) had deputed 80 officers to ensure smooth implementation of the same.
The minister has also announced that the facilities of this ESIC hospital will be made available to common people by charging nominal user fee.
The increase in the agriculture ministry budget indicates a considerable rise in government spending on procurement of foodgrain and other farm produce at crop support price.
Parliament in its just concluded session passed three labour code bills: the Industrial Relations Code, the Social Security Code, and the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code.
Parliament passes labour reform bills, allows companies with up to 300 workers to fire staff without government permission
Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said that16 states have already increased the threshold for closure, lay off and retrenchment in firms with up to 300 workers without government permission.
Over 29 labour laws have been merged into four codes and one (Code on Wages Bill, 2019) of them has already been passed.
38.71 lakh employees provident fund members withdraw Rs 44,000 crore since lockdown: Labour Minister
A non-refundable COVID advance from the EPF by amending the EPF Scheme, 1952 was unveiled earlier.
Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar shot off a letter to states after it emerged that more than two-thirds of the complaints received by the control rooms pertained to states/union territories.
Gangwar also noted that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government has been swift in taking appropriate and timely relief measures.
The labour ministry will now require the finance ministry's concurrence on the matter and the latter has to vet the proposal for EPF interest rate to avoid any liability on account of shortfall.
According to the minister, the new survey has additional parameters and a bigger sample size and its results should not be compared with any previous surveys.
Union Minister Santosh Gangwar on Saturday said that rampant incidents of rape in the country are unfortunate, but sometimes they cannot be prevented.