5 labour surveys including on migrants, domestic workers to begin by Apr 1

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published Published on Feb 22, 2021   modified Modified on Feb 23, 2021

-PTI/ Business Standard

The third pre-testing of the five surveys would be conducted in next ten days and then the studies would begin across the country by the Labour Bureau

The Labour Bureau is all set to launch its five major surveys, including on migrant and domestic workers, across the country by April 1 as two out of three mandated pre-testings of the studies yielded "encouraging and positive results".

The third pre-testing of the five surveys would be conducted in next ten days and then the studies would begin across the country by the Labour Bureau, which is a wing of the Ministry of Labour & Employment.

Talking to PTI, Director General Labour Bureau D P S Negi said, "There are very encouraging and positive results of two pre-testings of these five surveys. The third testing in certain pocket would be done in next ten days. We are hopeful to launch all five surveys across the country by April 1 and work on ground to release results in seven to eight month."

Last week on February 20, Labour Bureau Chandigarh, an attached office of the Ministry of Labour & Employment, organised a training of trainers for the five all-India surveys relating to domestic workers, migrant workers, employment generated by the professionals, the employment generated in transport sector and the all India quarterly establishment-based employment survey.

The all-India training of trainers was presided over by Prof. S P Mukherjee, the chairman of the expert group; Dr. Amitabh Kundu, the co-chairman of the expert group and D P S Negi, the Director General of Labour Bureau.

The back-to-back training sessions were a part of the three-day comprehensive training sessions to be imparted to the officers/officials of the Labour Bureau, the officers from the seven regional offices of the Labour Bureau and the officials from various state governments.

Detailed power point presentations explaining the objectives, sampling design and schedules for each of the five surveys viz. All India Surveys relating to domestic workers, migrant workers, employment generated by the professionals, the employment generated in transport sector, and the all-India quarterly establishment-based employment survey were made by the officers of the Labour Bureau.

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PTI/ Business Standard, 22 February, 2021, https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/five-labour-surveys-including-on-migrants-domestic-workers-to-begin-across-india-by-apr-1-121022200777_1.html


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