A meeting of Himachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board was held here under the chairmanship of Ashok Purohit, Chairman, H.P. Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board.

It was decided in the meeting to include Trade Unions in the programmes being started to bring about an awareness regarding the welfare of workers. The decision to send proposal to enhance the powers of Employment Officers and Employment Supervisors was also reached upon in the meeting. Shri Purohit urged the non official members to motivate the workers to get themselves registered so that maximum number of workers could take the benefit of awareness campaign.

Harinder Hira, Additional Chief Secretary (Labour and Employment), A.C. Dogra, Principal Secretary (Law), Amitabh Gautam, Special Secretary (Finance), Abhishek Jain, Director (Social Justice and Employment), Mohan Chauhan, Labour Commissioner and other officers attended the meeting.