Haryana To Constitute State Social Security Board For Unorganized Workers

Haryana Government has decided to constitute the State Social Security Board for the socio-economic development of unorganized workers in the state. The Board would be constituted under the Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008.

A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of State Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today.

The State Social Security Board will recommend to the state government in formulating suitable schemes for unorganised sector workers and monitor such social welfare schemes for unorganized workers as are administered by the state government.

Besides it would review and monitor the functions performed at the district level as well as the progress of registration and issue of cards to unorganized sector workers. It will also review the expenditure from the funds under various schemes and undertake such other functions as are assigned to it by the state government from time to time.

While Minister of Labour and Employment will be the Chairperson, ex-officio of the Board, the Principal Secretary or Secretary, Labour will be the Member Secretary, ex officio.

Twenty eight members will be nominated by the state government, out of whom seven representing the unorganized workers, seven representing employers of unorganized workers, two representing members of State Legislative Assembly,

five representing eminent persons from civil society and seven representing the state government departments concerned.

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