LABOUR AND LABOUR WELFARELabour
sector addresses multi-dimensional socio-economic aspects affecting
, productivity, living standardsof
force and social security. To raiseliving standards of the work force and achieve higherproductivity, skill upgradation throughsuitable training is of utmost importance. Manpowerdevelopment to provide adequate
force of appropriate skills and quality to differentsectors is essential for rapid socio-economic development. Employment generation in all theproductive sectors is one of thebasic objectives. In this context, efforts are being madefor providing the environment forself-employment both in urban and rural areas. Duringthe Ninth Plan period, elimination ofundesirable practices such as child
,and aspects such as ensuringworkers’ safety and social security, lookingafter
and providing of thenecessary support measures for sorting out problemsrelating to employment of both men andwomen workers in different sectors has received priorityattention.