Mumbai: Union Labour Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday said that increase of production and welfare of labourers should go together.
"The coordination between labour and capital is the demand of the time. We have to ensure that increase of production and the welfare of labourers should go together," Tomar said after presenting National Safety Council (NSCI) Awards for the year 2013 in Mumbai.
He said that the government has introduced three important Bills in the last session of Parliament and efforts would continue in this direction. On the awards, he said it will ensure safety at the work place in three important sectors of the economy - manufacturing, construction and MSME.
The NSCI Safety Awards are given in recognition of establishing effective safety management system and excellent safety and health performance by the organisations in Manufacturing, Construction and MSME sectors. The awards are adjudged and declared every year by National Safety Council, an autonomous organisation set up by the Labour Ministry.