July 15, 2021 3:11 pm
Delhi High Court had asked the board to ‘seriously examine’ the launch of a dedicated portal on July 2 last year. Subsequently, it had served several reminders over the course of hearing.
June 21, 2021 6:57 am
Early April, contractors and officials consciously drove home the message that labourers are much better off, and safer, staying in their camps at work sites than heading to their villages.
June 30, 2020 12:44 am
The applications were forwarded by the Common Service Centres (CSC), under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, for registration as construction workers.
April 19, 2020 2:17 am
Nearly a month since the lockdown began, relief measures announced by both state and Central government are yet to reach the poor and needy, civil societies said.
April 19, 2020 1:42 am
"... the government has decided to give Rs 2,000 to every registered worker in the building and construction sector. It will benefit more than 12 lakh workers,” said Labour Minister Dilip Walse-Patil.
April 02, 2020 4:52 am
Records available with The Indian Express show that between 2015 and 2020, the number of registered workers came down from over 3 lakh to less than 40,000.
June 04, 2018 4:47 am
According to the Maharashtra Construction Workers Federation, there are over 350 families of deceased construction workers to whom Rs 2 lakh compensation hasn’t been paid.
April 24, 2018 4:27 am
Contractors will be beneficiaries not workers. It is a scam and defeats the purpose of the welfare schemes. So, we will challenge it in the court,” alleged Shankar Pujari, president MCLF.
July 28, 2014 9:07 pm
CAG claims that only six percent of an estimated 12 lakh construction workers in Gujarat are registered.
July 28, 2014 7:32 pm
Between 2009-12, about 33 deaths of construction workers were reported.