What is ILO? International Labour Organization Centenary Celebrations in India by Labour Minister (Download PDF)

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Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour & Employment inaugurated International Labour Organization (ILO) centenary celebrations in India at V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida. ILO is unique agency of United Nations Organization (UNO) which is tripartite in nature & works on principal of collaboration among government, employers & workers.

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About ILO

  • It was established in 1919 & India being its founding member, has always played active role in every field of organization.

  • India has ratified 47 out of 189 ILO conventions during century.

  • Out of eight core conventions we have ratified six & two conventions (C-138 & C-182), which were related to child labour have been ratified by present government.

  • GoI is working for welfare & social security of workers. Around one crore 50 lakh employees have been benefitted from Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojna (PMRPY) & have spent around Rs. 3648 crore till now.

  • In present Interim Budget, government has brought Mega Pension Scheme for workers of unorganized sector like Rickshaw pullers, small shopkeepers, agricultural & rural Laboure’s.

  • Around 3 crore unorganized sector workers are now being benefitted from Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti BeemaYojna (PMJJBY) & Pradhan Mantri Suraksha BeemaYojna (PMSBY), which is free of cost for workers.

  • In current scenario of new technology, automation & artificial intelligence, fear of loss of jobs has been felt. Global Commission of Future of Work has studied all these aspects & gives useful recommendations.

  • Future of Work report was discussed by all stakeholders (Trade Unions, Employers representative & Government representative) in special context of our country. Four publications of V. V. Giri National Labour Institute were also released during function.

  • The panel discussion was chaired by Ms. Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO, DWT for South Asia & Country Office for India.

Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Beema Yojna (PMJJBY)

  • Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is government-backed Life insurance scheme in India. It was originally mentioned in2015 Budget speech by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in February 2015. It was formally launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 9 May in Kolkata.

  • Launch year: 2015

  • Sector: Insurance

  • Eligibility: jansuraksha. gov. in/Files/PMJJBY/English/About-PMJJBY. pdf

  • Launched by (prime minister): Narendra Modi

  • Ministry: Ministry of Finance

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha BeemaYojna (PMSBY)

  • Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana is government-backed accident insurance scheme in India. It was originally mentioned in2015 Budget speech by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in February 2015. It was formally launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 May in Kolkata.

  • Sector: Insurance

  • Status: Active

  • Eligibility: jansuraksha. gov. in/Files/PMSBY/English/About-PMSBY. pdf

  • Launched by (prime minister): Narendra Modi

  • Ministry: Ministry of Finance

  • Launched: 9 May 2015; 3 years ago

  • Key people: Arun Jaitley

Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojna

The Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) Plan Scheme has been designed to incentivize employers for generation of new employment, where Government of India will be paying full employer’s contribution towards EPF & EPS both i. e. 01.04. 2018 (earlier benefit was applicable for employer’s contribution towards EPS only) for new employment. This scheme has dual benefit, where, on one hand, employer is incentivized for increasing employment base of workers in establishment, & on other hand, large number of workers will find jobs in such establishments. Direct benefit is that these workers will have access to social security benefits of organized sector

- Published/Last Modified on: May 22, 2019

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