Laborers to be equipped with on-site safety equipment, hygiene accessories: Dr Drabu


Jammu: Minister for Finance and Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb A Drabu today chaired 15th Board Meeting of Jammu & Kashmir Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (JKBOCWWB).

The government statement said that Principal Secretary Finance Navin K Choudhary, Commissioner Secretary Labour & Employment Kifayat Hussain Rizvi, Labour Commissioner Dr Abdul Rashid, CEO/Secretary BOCWWB, Bashir Ahmad, besides other Board members were present in the meeting.

Advocating three-dimensional strategy to employ measures for safety, shelter and sanitation at the site for the workers, Dr Drabu said that prime objective of this board is to devise and execute labour welfare measures on the ground, especially regarding safety.

“The success of this board will be measured by the number of successful labour welfare measures executed on the ground” he added.