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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches new labour schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched six new labour schemes on Thursday (October 15), at the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayete event organised by the Labour Ministry.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched six new labour schemes on Thursday (October 15), at the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayete event organised by the Labour Ministry. (Source: Express photo by Anil Sharma)

At the event, Narendra Modi unveiled a number of schemes including a unified web portal where employers can submit a single compliance report for 16 labour laws, a new labour inspection scheme, Unique Account Number facility for EPFO members, a new skill development and apprenticeship scheme and a revamped‎ Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana. Seen here, the Prime Minister along with Union Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Sector Enterprises, Anant Geete. (Source: Express photo by Anil Sharma)

The Prime Minister stressed that labour reforms and skill development is essential for success of the Make in India campaign. (Source: Express photo by Anil Sharma)

PM Modi said that the schemes would provide readily skilled labour for manufacturing units in the country. “Skill development is a big opportunity for India,” said Narendra Modi. (Source: Express photo by Anil Sharma)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that the revamped apprenticeship scheme and Industrial Training Institutes have a total of 34 lakh seats. (Source: Express photo by Anil Sharma)

Modi said labour issues must be looked at from the perspective of the labour and not from industrialists. (Source: Express photo by Anil Sharma)

He further added that a transparent labour inspection scheme is being developed to check arbitrariness. (Source: Express photo by Anil Sharma)