Committee to Draft the National Employment Policy

A Committee to Draft the National Employment Policy 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT 
LOK SABHA 
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2124 
ANSWERED ON: 01.01.2018 

National Employment Policy 
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R. GOPALAKRISHNAN 

Will the Minister of 
LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:- 

(a) whether various trade unions have demanded for a national employment policy; and 
(b) if so, the details thereof and the response of the Government thereto? 

ANSWER 

MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT 

(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR) 

(a) to (b): An Inter-Ministerial Committee has been constituted to draft the National Employment Policy and consultations have been held with various stakeholders like Ministries, State Governments, Trade Unions, Industry Associations etc. for inputs to the Policy. 

The proposed policy inter-alia is likely to address macro economic policy issues, sectoral policy issues, Labour policy, micro and small enterprises’ issues, skill development issues, issues relating to women and vulnerable workers and may incorporate suggestions for improving employment opportunities.

Source: Loksabha

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