Minister of Textiles (I/C) Santosh Gangwar met Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya to speak about labour issues relating to the fabric industry, with the number one awareness being on the Union government’s recent inspiration to elevate minimum wages for agreement labour to Rs 10,000, a proposal of which the MoT isn’t always in favour.
a few days ago, the Indian clothing exporters had strongly reacted to the move for higher wages for contractual labourers. due to its seasonal nature, most of the garment factories have plenty of contract labour.
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concerning this assembly, Santosh Gangwar tweeted, “also mentioned troubles related to synthetic chemicals, Bareilly”.
textile secretary Rashmi Verma, Joint Secretary A Madhukumar Reddy and a few other officers also attended the meeting.
Labour reforms occurs to be one of the most vital and long-status needs of the Indian garb enterprise. earlier, Gangwar had written to high Minister Narendra Modi, inquiring for him to hyperlink the textile industry with the NREGA (national Rural Employment guarantee Act) to be able to remedy the problem of labour shortage and alleviate the situation of the people. but, the PM changed into no longer satisfied.