Under the flagship scheme ‘Mission Shakti’ of Uttar Pradesh Government, various garment factories across Uttar Pradesh are continuously organising awareness seminars in their premises and supporting the State Government as well as their women workers.
Leading apparel export house CTA Apparels, Noida also organised seminar in its one of the factories.
Dr. AK Singh, Assistant Labour Commissioner and Chief Guest of the event guided the female workers about the various policies/schemes like Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam technical education scheme, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar Yojana, Jyotiba Phule Kanyadan Yojna, Raja Harishchandra Mritak Dependant Yojana, Dattopant Thengri Funeral Expenses Yojana, etc.
Ajay Kumar Mishra, GM-HR and compliance was facilitator of the event and he described about the benefits for female employees under the provisions of various acts like the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976, The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, as amended in 2017, The Factories Act-1948, etc., enacted by the Government for the benefits and regulations.
During the event, labour enforcement officers Hans Raj, Suresh Singh also expressed their views and motivated the women workers to enjoy the benefit of various government schemes.
It is pertinent to mention here that Mission Shakti was launched last year with an aim to reduce crime against women in Uttar Pradesh. Its focus is on spreading awareness on women safety and dignity.