Hyderabad, Sept.15 (Maxim News): State Labour Ch. Malla Reddy said main objective of state government was the welfare of the construction workers and other labourers of the state.
He made these remarks while replying to questions raised by the members of the house in the ongoing session of the state assembly. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the state government was implementing 9 different welfare programs for the welfare of the labourers state. He said that a total of 9,15287 labourers had registered with them and added that they had spent ₹1512.10 crore for the welfare of the construction workers.
He also said that they were giving ₹ 6 lakh to the family members of the construction workers in case of their death and added that the compensation was just ₹2 Lakh earlier .he also said that they had increased the compensation to he given to those who became handicapped to ₹5 lakh to ₹2 lakh. He also said that they were giving ₹50,000 to Natural death of the workers and added that ₹5,000 was being given to the pregnant women of the state . (Hydnow)