Saeed for all due benefits to labourers registered with WWB

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Sindh Labour and Human Resources Minister, Saeed Ghani, has asked the officials concerned to make sure that labourers registered with the Workers’ Welfare Board (WWB( in the province should get all the prescribed facilities without any hassle and in a transparent manner. The Sindh Labour Minister issued the directives to the officials concerned on Thursday while chairing the 27th meeting of the governing board of the Workers’

Welfare Board under the aegis of the provincial Labour Department. Ghani asked the officials concerned to constitute central and regional scrutiny committees to ensure that all the due facilities should remain available to the labourers registered with the Welfare Board. The proposed committees should comprise representatives of the factory owners, labourers, and government officials above grade 18 He said that a college of the Workers’ Welfare Board in the District Khairpur was being handed over to the Sindh government’s Department of College Education.

The step is being taken to ensure that college besides educating children of the labourers would also be beneficial for general students in the area. The meeting decided that the college would be handed over to the College Education Department with the compulsory condition that the same educational facility should continue to enrol the children of the labourers.

The meeting also took into consideration the report based on the talks held with the K-Electric officials on the issue of disconnecting electric supply to the labour colonies of the board on non-payment of the electricity bills. The same report will now be sent to the Sindh government’s Energy and Labour secretaries. The meeting also took into consideration various facilities for the registered labourers and their family members including assistance for the marriage and education of the children of the labourers, and death grant for the bereaved families of the labourers.