Bandaru Dattatreya-led labour ministry has sought Cabinet approval for bill empowering Centre to fix national minimum wage for unskilled workers in the country.
NITI Aayog has written to secretaries of central ministries calling for prompt action to develop an objective formula for distribution of CSS funds.
Bandaru Dattatreya-led labour ministry has tied up with leading employment and career related organisations for its recently launched National Career Service Portal.
'Meanwhile, we have decided to form the Road Safety Authority and hope to get Cabinet approval for the same in a month's time,' he added.
“It is informed that the matter is being monitored at the highest level in government and this is an area flagged as of utmost concern,” letter issued by EPFO on Wednesday said.
Bandaru Dattatreya-led labour ministry has notified amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act that seeks to make more workers eligible for bonus by raising the pay eligibility limit of employees to Rs 21,000 per month from Rs 10,000.
Niti Aayog's expert committee on land leasing under T Haque has outlined seven land leasing reforms that also include the removal of adverse possession clause.
This would pace way for BJP-led NDA government to kick-start initiatives and policies that would help in smooth transition of informal workforce and economic units into formal workers.
Labour unions on Monday asked government to stop the process of labour reforms in the name of ease of doing business.
According to Panagariya, NITI Aayog is working with states to initiate reforms on the subjects under the state and concurrent lists.
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