Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Education Minister Bosiram Siram has said the state government has taken special initiative to improve the living standard of the workers.
"Our government is making all efforts to address the problems faced by the working community and has taken steps to improve their living standard," Siram said while addressing the first general conference of All Arunachal Pradesh Labour Union (AAPLU) at Pasighat in East Siang district yesterday.
The minister informed the conference that adequate fund was allotted to the Labour Welfare Board (LWB) for implementation of various welfare schemes such as construction of sanitary toilets, rest-shed etc, official sources said here today.
"Minimum one percent money out of the central and state government grants goes to LWB for implementing the labour welfare schemes," he added.
The minister assured the AAPLU to talk to the ministry concerned about granting funds for construction of AAPLU’s office at Pasighat town.
Speaking on the occasion, Labour Commissioner Ojing Darung urged the labourers to avail the benefits of various schemes like pension scheme, accident insurance and marriage assistance, children`s education etc.