Govt orders ‘special Labour Audit’ of industrial areas

SRINAGAR: The authorities Tuesday ordered a “special Labour Audit” of the industrial areas in various districts of the state.
According to a press statement issued here, the orders were given by the Secretary Labour and Employment department, Shahid Anayatullah, in a meeting held to review the implementation of various labour laws and disbursement of financial assistance to building construction workers.
The audit, as per the statement, is to be conducted in industrial areas of Jammu, Samba, Kathua, and Budgam districts of the state.
The meeting also reviewed the implementation of J&K Building and Other Constructions Workers Welfare Cess Act, 1996, the statement said.