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Working Group for Sanitation and Leather Workers constituted
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Jun '10
In consultation with the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, the Ministry of Labour and Employment has constituted a Working Group to look into the issues concerning the Sanitation and Leather Workers.

The Working Group will look into the issue of framing of legislation for certain matters relating to Sanitation workers and Leather Workers.

The Group will submit its report to the Ministry of Labour & Employment by 30th September, 2010.

The Working Group will have fifteen members and would include Shri Anil Swarup, Joint Secretary/Director General (Labour Welfare) in the Ministry of Labour & Employment and a representative each from the Union Ministries of Social Justice and Empowerment, Urban Development, Railways and Planning Commission.

Apart from the above, the Working Group will also include a representative of V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, and also from the International Labour Organization.

Shri K.B. Krishnamurthy, Former Member of Parliament and Former Member of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis, Shri P.S. Krishnan, Former Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Harsh Mander, Social Activist and Former Civil Servant, Shri Bezwada Wilson, convener of Safai Karamcharis Andolan, Shri Narayana, Former Mayor – Mysore City Corporation have also been included in the Group.

Shri Suraj Bhan, Economic Adviser, Office of the Director General (Labour Welfare), Ministry of Labour & Employment, Jaisalmer House, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, has been designated as the Convener of the Working Group.

It may be recalled that the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has been persuing the matter with the Ministry of Labour & Employment as the sanitation workers predominanatly belong to unorganized sector, and it has been felt imperative that there should be proper framework to regulate their working conditions from the health and safety point of view and for providing for their welfare as a distinct group. Several distinct groups have separate legislations governing their working conditions like Construction Workers, Beedi Workers and Plantation Labour etc.

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