Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said that the government intends to provide employment to one crore people in the country in the next two years. The Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment also noted that the government’s skill development initiative has contributed towards creating a skilled workforce in the country.
“Employer-employee relationship has been cordial after the Narendra Modi-led government came to power, so I am fully confident that we will provide one crore people with employment in the next two years,” he said.
Dattatreya expressed hope that the new wage and industrial relations codes will be passed in the Parliament’s next session. “I am confident that we will bring this wage, industrial relation codes to the parliament in the next session and get it passed. It will benefit labourers and the working class,” the minister said.
He said there were 44 central labour laws. “We are going amalgamate all these labour laws and rationalise it into four labour codes- wages, industrial relations, social security and safety, health and working conditions,” the minister added.