x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Chief Secy to chair crucial meet in Jammu tomorrow | GAD’s unrealistic direction to attend duties regularly | Jammu leaders click pictures to fight pandemic, forget poor health infrastructure | JK Govt grievance cell handle ‘dormant’ since Aug 2019 | After ET report social media flooded,To expose BJP’s anti-Jammu’s stand | JK reports 143 new positive cases, 1126 recovered so far | Will DSE Jammu act against teachers selected under RBA, ALC, sitting in Jammu for years? | Amarnath Yatra 2020 to begin on July 21 till August 3 | Rajouri admin fails to enforce lockdown in Nallah Panchayat despite Corona Virus case | Traditional Indian knowledge systems: A National Treasure!! | Organic pesticides for sustainable agriculture | Indo-China Faceoff: Spread of misinformation and disinformation | GDC Kathua organizes Declamation Contest, Poster Making competition | RTI Movement demands probe in sale of ration on ‘exorbitant’ rates under BPL quota | SUF demands justice for 1984 riots victims | Ayush Department Organises camp for security personnel | GGM Science College organizes national level online quiz competition | JMC convenes Building Operation Controlling Authority meeting | 23 fresh positive cases, 496 active positive, 14 recovered in north Kashmir | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | Netizens appreciate move, new trend to fight this deadly pandemic | Years on, MC fails to identify land for SWM Plant | Several employees’ deputations meet MD JPDCL | Bawe Wali Mata Temple gears up for reopening from June 8, awaits administration’s approval | J&K High Court gets 250 Kanal additional land at Srinagar | Rain wreaks havoc in Jammu amid Corona crisis, Birwan bridge damaged | Poor man brutally assaulted over land dispute | Pregnant women vulnerable to COVID-19, over 180 tested positive in J&K | Month on, Education Department’s clerical staff yet to join new postings | Court rejects bail of Chairman Co-operative Society in Rs 250 Cr scam | First ever no confidence motion moved against any Sarpanch in Kishtwar | Power shut down | J&K Forest Development Corporation replaces J&K State Forest Corporation | Bhaderwah-Basohli-Pathankot highway likely to reopen for traffic by June 15 | AC approves creation of Metropolitan Transport Authorities to revamp urban transport | JKCCA to hold online international art exhibition | HRA Katra flays govt for applying anti-people policies | BJP announces Gandhi Nagar, Satwari Mandal Teams | TBS in collaboration with RBI organizes Webinar ‘eBAAT’ | JYS demands mass promotion to all students of Jammu region | Opening of schools amid COVID-19 putting children’s lives at stake: Aditi | Cong leader Jugal flays new recruitment rules for Class-IV posts | Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB | CBI produces charge-sheet against JE Garrison Engineer (U) in trap case | DB directs authorities to ensure no starvation of animals | CBI produces charge-sheet against JE Garrison Engineer (U) in trap case | DB directs authorities to ensure no starvation of animals | Militants await to infiltrate across LoC | Passport office Srinagar to resume services from Mon with adherence to SOPs by applicants | Three youths saved from joining terror ranks in Pulwama, motivators arrested | Director RDD inspects development works in Block Akhnoor, Bhalwal Brahmana | CUJ Media-Cell organizes Webinar on Journalism in J&K and Challenges of Covid-19 | All J&K Shri Sadguru Kabir Sabha celebrates Kabir Jayanti | Bhagat Mahasabha celebrates Prakash Utsav of Sant Kabir | Harsh Dev torches effigy of govt in protest against SRO-202, new recruitment rules | DDC Kathua inspects border bunkers, met firing affected families | 25 persons relieved from administrative quarantine centers in Kishtwar | Back Issues  
 
news details
No one in J&K will go without ration, drinking water: Labour Commissioner
Labour Deptt. counselling workers, migrants to mitigate lockdown stress
4/8/2020 9:58:20 PM
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, APRIL 8: The Labour Department, J&K is working on a two-pronged strategy to ensure welfare of workers and migrants stuck in Jammu and Kashmir due to COVID-19 lockdown.
Labour Commissioner, J&K, Abdul Rashid Var said several initiatives are being taken by the administration to ensure good mental health of migrant labourers for which several counselling sessions are being organised.
"The counsellors have visited 142 camps and shelter homes across J&K where they have provided counselling to 5761 floating population of migrant labourers stuck in different parts of J&K," he said.
Besides, the Labour Commissioner said 143866 Board and Other Construction Workers have been handed out Rs 1000 each amounting to Rs 14.36 crore. "We are leaving no stone unturned in reaching out to these workers who constitute the poor section of the society," he said.
He said in Anantnag district the disbursement of Rs 1000 was made to 11463 workers, in Budgam to 8263 workers, in Bandipora to 9269, in Baramulla to 17566, in Doda to 4481, in Ganderbal to 5570, in Jammu to 12677, in Kargil to 3084, in Kishtwar to 4320, in Kathua to 3359, in Kulgam to 8479, in Kupwara to 12977, in Leh to 3090, in Poonch to 4529, in Pulwama to 6123, in Rajouri to 2053, in Ramban to 6781, in Reasi to 580, in Samba to 2446, in Shopian to 2433, in Srinagar to 10379, and in Udhampur the amount was disbursed in favor of 3944 workers.
He said the Labour Department has provided ration to 95,511 labourers in Jammu division and 27,491 in Kashmir Division, "The field functionaries have been strictly instructed to ensure no one is left without ration and drinking water," he said.
To seek any assistance, the department has notified helpline numbers and the labourers have been asked to contact the concerned officers.
The concerned officers have been asked to liaise with the concerned authority for providing assistance and help to these stranded labourers.
In Jammu division, the stranded labourers have been asked to contact Raman Sharma, Labour Officer on 7006382985, Pawan Kumar Bhatti, Labour Officer on 9419805327, Roshan Lal, Labour Officer on 9419211429 and Shivika Sharma, Labour Officer on 7889663050.
The stranded labourers in Kashmir Division have been asked to contact Showkat Shafi, Inspector, on 8899546373, Ansar Ahmad, Inspector on 7006286174 and Mushtaq Ahmad Beigh, Inspector on 9697977487 for any assistance.
So far, 1103 calls involving 25127 labourers were received on these helpline numbers.
Labour Commissioner said the J&K administration is also working tirelessly with different state and UT governments to help the migrant labourers of J&K stranded there.
To ensure their welfare, the government has already notified helpline numbers for Kashmir (Zameer Ahmed, Assistant Labour Commissioner on 9797172356) and Jammu (Sanjay Kumar Bhatt, Labour Officer on 9419424281).
The Labour Commissioner said around 193 calls have been received on these numbers so far involving 31083 migrant workers who raised their issues while seeking adequate arrangements for their stay.
He said the callers were informed about the SOP issued by the respective governments and the concerned state & UT officials were contacted in this regard for timely help.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU