Modi unveils key labour reforms, promises better work culture

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday unveiled some key labour reforms that relies on trust and promotes ease of doing business and said these efforts will go a long way in changing India's work culture.

The prime minister also dedicated the Shram Suvidha portal, a Labour Inspection Scheme, as also portability of social security through a Universal Account Number for Employees Provident Fund at an event in Vigyan Bhavan conference complex here.

"How to change the work culture? These efforts are a great example," said Modi amid applause. "This is Minimum Government Maximum Governance."

Modi unveils key labour reforms, promises better work culture
The prime minister said: "E-governance is easy governance. It builds trust for transparency".

On Inspector Raj, he said a computer now determines where an inspection will be carried out the next day. He also said the number of forms that companies have to fill regarding their labour force has been reduced from as many as 16 to just one now.

This form can be filed online.

Modi also unveiled a booklet on National Brand Ambassadors for Vocational Training and a Souvenir for All India Skill Competitions.

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Story first published: Thursday, October 16, 2014, 11:12 [IST]
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