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Tag: Construction Workers

Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM Releases Rs 385cr COVID-19 Assistance For 26 Lakh Construction Workers

Under this package, every construction worker will get an assistance of Rs 1,500, an official press release said.

Odisha Govt Assistance Eludes Over 74,000 Construction Workers!

Jajpur: Despite State government’s tall claims of providing employment to scores of people who returned to Odisha from other States due to the pandemic lockdown, a whopping 74,000 construction workers in Jajpur district are reportedly yet to receive the assistance announced by the government. Keeping the pandemic in view, the Odisha government, in April, had […]

Target to bring all workers into social security net: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday informed that at least 22 lakh construction workers have been registered and 11 lakh families are availing various benefits under different welfare schemes introduced by the State government.  After inaugurating the event to mark construction workers’ service week today at Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik said “As far […]

Renewal period of construction workers extended to 3 years

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Building & Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board has decided to increase the renewal period of the construction workers from one to three years. Addressing a press conference, board chairman Subash Singh informed that the registration of the beneficiaries working under the board has been made mandatory as per the Sec.12 of the Building […]

Bhubaneswar to host national conference on labour

Bhubaneswar: A two-day national labour conference would begin in the capital city on September 20. Jointly organized by state Labour department and International Labour Organisation (ILO), the event would be attended by Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment. Several issues pertaining to social security of labourers, various welfare measures as well as wage […]

Naveen Patnaik on cosntruction workers
Scholarships announced for children of construction workers

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a slew of welfare measures ranging from social security, education, healthcare to housing for registered construction workers of the State on Saturday. Scholarships were announced for the children of construction and unorganized sector workers studying in high school. The government has decided to provide Rs 2000 per annum scholarship […]

Naveen launches housing scheme for construction workers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today launched Pucca Ghara Yojana (concrete housing scheme) for construction workers of the state. “My government always wants that all construction workers of the state should get a house of their own. The state government has decided to provide an assistance of Rs 1 lakh to each registered construction worker of […]

Measures declared for construction workers

Bhubaneswar: For the welfare of construction workers across the State, chief minister Naveen Patnaik announced a slew of measures today. In a bid to provide shelter to the construction workers, Patnaik launched the Nirman Shramik Pucca Ghar Yojana. Construction workers who have been registered with Odisha Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board for a […]