Srinagar,July 22: BDC Chairman Langate has organised a function at Block Development Council in Langate here this morning for distribution of ‘Labour Welfare Card’ to construction workers.
About 100 construction workers were given away the Labour Welfare Cards issued by the Department of Labour qualifying them to enjoy various benefits extended by the Government.
Inaugurating the programme Chairman Block Development Council Langate , Assistant Commissioner, Department of Labour, opined that farmers and construction workers evolve wonderful end products in food and attractive buildings respectively. He observed that many materials in nature are in raw form and the skilled workforce toil to come out with good products.
Briefing the construction workers on the features of the Labour Welfare Card, he said that construction workers need not toil under the unorganised sector and asked them to be aware of the schemes of the Government.
He further said that by paying just Rs. 120 for one years, the card holder and family members can enjoy various benefits like education allowance and loan for two children, maternity leave and benefits for women employees, hospitalisation charges, compensation for accidents and many more.
People also thank Block Development Council Chairman Langate Mr Showkat Hassan Pandith for organising such a program at their door step.