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Web Portal To Curb Corruption And Exploitation Of Contractual Workers By Contractors
New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy launched ‘Contract Labour Payment Management System’- a portal of Coal India Limited (CIL) here today. Mr. Goyal also felicitated employees of his Ministries, Public Sector Undertakings and organization/Statutory bodies for their path breaking work towards lighting up India in last two years.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Piyush Goyal said that this portal is one more step to reach out in providing information to the people of India. He further added that it will curb problems like corruption and exploitation of labour by the contractors and help providing proper & timely wages to contractual workers . Through this portal , the wages will be calculated and credited directly in bank account of the all contractual labourers . The Minister urged all other PSUs and private sector organisations to replicate this portal and assured free of cost technical support. This portal will be made fully functional within 45 to 60 days , Mr. Goyal added.
Congratulating the awardees, Mr. Piyush Goyal said that our record breaking success is due to the contribution of dedicated workforce. The Minister said that this felicitation ceremony of recognising 44 employees from 34 organisations of 3 ministries from 26 states reflects the undaunting spirit of Team India.
Mr. Upendra Tripathy, Secretary, New and Renewable Energy, Mr. Anil Swarup, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Mr. Sutirtha Bhattacharya, CMD, Coal India Ltd, CMDs of all the PSUs, Head of the Statutory Body/organizations and senior officials from the Ministries of Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy were present at the event.