New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): The 43rd Session of the Standing Labour Committee, an important organ of the Tripartite Consultative Machinery in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, will be held here today.
The Committee, which advises the Government in the evolution of principles and policies in the field of Labour, is meeting under the Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge.
It will review the action taken report on the recommendations of previous session of Indian Labour Conference which was held in February this year and will also set the agenda for the succeeding session of Indian Labour Conference.
The National Policy on HIV/AIDS in the World of Work will also be launched on the occasion.
The policy aims at generating awareness about HIV/AIDS and to encourage action to prevent its spread.
The policy also dwells upon the ways and means to further improve and develop the support and care initiatives at the workplace.
The meeting will be attended by senior representatives from Central Trade Union Organisations, Central Organisations of Employers, Ministers and senior officials from the States and also by the representatives from various Central Ministries and Departments.
The first session of the Standing Labour Committee was held in 1942 and since then the Committee has had 42 Sessions. (ANI)