Society needs to recognize, value hard work put in by labour class: Saroori

Kashmir Times. Dated: 8/10/2018 1:29:40 PM

JAMMU, Aug 9: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC), Vice President and MLA Inderwal, Ghulam Mohammad Saroori said society needs to recognize and value hard work put in by the labour class and added that all parties should without any politics should be committed to their socioeconomic uplift.
Saroori was speaking at a daylong awareness camp, organized by Labour Department at Mugalmaidan which witnessed a large gathering of building and other construction workers, contractors and other working classes of the society.
He said the administration should do everything possible to address the needs of the down trodden and labour class, adding that they are essential components of the society. He said that various initiatives and schemes are being formulated so that this very important section of the society is empowered at the grassroots level.
While highlighting the significance of the awareness programme, Saroori said that the main aim of the workshop is to educate the working section about their rights and their protection for which the administration is committed. He stressed upon the need for generating awareness among masses in general and labour class in particular in relation to labour laws.
He further emphasized on need to conduct such awareness programmes throughout the length and breadth in whole district on regular basis so that maximum number of people are made aware about the immense benefits of various schemes of the department. He also directed the RDD department to clear the dues of MGNREGA job card holders at an earliest so that general public won’t face any more hardship.
Reiterating his agenda of reaching out to every section of society, Saroori said that the labour class is vital for the socio economic development of the society. He said he is very keen on empowering the labour class and various welfare measures are afoot in this regard.
While inspecting the tourism infrastructure at Mugalmaidan, Saroori also announced Rs. 60 lakhs for the construction of water body here at Mugalmaidan on the pattern of Chatroo. He reiterated his commitment for developing tourism in rural and far flung areas in Inderwal constituency. He said that development of tourism sector in sub-division Chatroo is his top priority.
Earlier two dozen political activists joined the Congress and was welcomed by the Saroori at his residence Kishtwar from Simbole Kuchal, Sigdi, Chatroo areas.



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