Sunday, February 25
Kargil celebrates International Labour Day

Kargil celebrates International Labour Day


Kargil: On the occasion of International Labour Day, Department of Labour Kargil under the leadership of Assistant Labour Commissioner, Raziya Khatoon celebrated the International Labour Day Monday to acknowledge the dedication and hard work of workers.

The day was observed to encourage workers to be aware of their rights and save them from being exploited. The Labour Department Kargil conducted awareness-cum-inspection drive at various construction sites in Kargil.

The ALC Raziya Khatoon elaborated in detail various schemes to be implemented by the Administration of UT Ladakh for the labourers.

She also gave them awareness about their rights and safeguards guaranteed under various labour laws and acts. She further directed the employers to strictly comply the labour laws and ensure occupational safety and health at work sites.

In the end, the labours were provided refreshments. International Labour Day, also known as May Day or International Workers’ Day, is celebrated on May 01 every year to recognize the contributions of workers in society.

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