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Centre sets up 20 control rooms to address wage-related grievances of workers
Centre sets up 20 control rooms to address wage-related grievances of workers

The call centers set up by GoI can be accessed by the workers through Phone numbers, Whatsapp and Emails.

14 April 2020 Current Affairs:Ministry of Labour and Employment has set up 20 control rooms under the Office of Chief Labour Commissioner (CLC) (C) across India. The aim of the control room is to sort out the issues that are arising in the backdrop of COVID-19. 

Highlights:
♦ The control rooms will address wage-related grievances of workers employed in Central Sphere.
♦ It will also mitigate the problems of migrant workers through coordination with various state governments.
♦ The call centers set up by GoI can be accessed by the workers through Phone numbers, Whatsapp and Emails. 
♦ These control rooms are being managed by Labour Enforcement Officers, Assistant Labour commissioners, Regional Labour Commissioners, and Deputy Chief Labour Commissioners of the respective regions. 
♦ The functioning of all the call centers will be monitored and supervised by CLC-C of Head Quarter on a daily basis.
♦ The concerned officers and officials of the control rooms have been directed to adopt a humane approach to assist the aggrieved workmen to the maximum possible extent. The centers will ensure the delivery of timely relief to the needy ones.
♦ The centers have been set up in Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Asansol, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, and Raipur.