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GoI: 20 Control rooms set up to address wage-related issues

The Ministry of Labour has set up 20 control rooms to address wage related issues. They can be accessed by the workers through phone numbers, emails and WhatsApp. Highlights The Ministry of Labour has set up helpline for workers mainly to address the grievances of migrant workers. Also, the workers can register their complaints through ..

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Supreme Court directions on welfare of Migrant workers

The Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the states and union territories to take welfare measures for migrants in the country based on directions of Supreme court. Highlights The central government recently extended the lock down by demarcating the country into red, orange and green zones based on the intensity of the disease in the ..

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Revised Version of Swachhata Application launched to fight COVID-19

On April 9, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched a revised version of Swachhata application. The application was launched at a video conferencing held with states and union territories. Why Swachhta Application? The Application has more than 1.7 crore urban users all over the country, Therefore, the reach is faster. It has ..

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Sodium hypochlorite solution sprayed on migrants

The spraying of sodium hypochlorite solution on migrant workers in Bareily in Uttar Pradesh, to control the spread of COVID-19, has sparked criticism. Sodium Hypochlorite Sodium hypochlorite is a commonly used bleaching agent that is used for cleaning and disinfection. It is noted for its use in swimming pools. It is used in certain hand-wash ..

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International Migrants Day 2018 observed on 18th December

The International Migrants Day 2018 observed on 18th December 2018 across the world. In accordance with the Resolution 55/93 of the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA), the International Migrants Day is observed every year on 18 December. The Resolution 55/93 was adopted by UN on 4th December 2000. Also, Resolution 45/158 which is a resolution on the ..

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