West Bengal: Welfare Scheme For Labours
Welfare schemes for Labours are introduced by the Labour Department which aims at improving the physical, psychological, and emotional wellbeing of the employees which in turn increase the morale and efficiency of the workers to work.┬áThe welfare amenities extended to the workers play an important role in improving the standard of living to ameliorate the social condition of labour. The objective of labour welfare schemes is to make the life worth living of the workers and their family members.
1.Financial Assistance to participants in state, national & international level sports and games
Under this scheme, financial assistance is provided to wards of the labours, who participate in sports and games at State, National and International Level.
|State Level||Rs. 5,000|
|National Level||Rs. 10,000|
|International Level||Rs. 25,000|
2. Financial Assistance to the Workers for Critical Disease
In┬ácase┬áof critical diseases like┬ácancer, bypass surgery┬áor kidney transplantation, the contributors and their┬áfamilies members┬áwill get┬ásubsidy of Rs. 15,000/-┬áfrom the Board.
3. Distribution of Test Papers and Students Exercise Books
Under this scheme, The Board distributes Test Papers free of cost to the wards of the contributing workers┬áappearing at the Secondary and Higher Secondary examination every year. The school going wards of class V to X hailing from the families of contributing workers are given 4 student-exercise-books each free of cost every year.
4. Skill Based Computer Training and Vocational Training
There are two types of training provided in this scheme. First, Training in sewing and cutting is imparted by the trained instructors in different Labour Welfare Centers. The trainees, who stand 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the examination at the end of the training course, are awarded with sewing machine.
Second is Lab Web Training under which quality computer training is provided to wards of the contributing workers at a subsidized fee. The Board reimburses 50% of the course fee to each such ward of the contributing worker. At the end of the course, certificate of computer training is issued to each successful candidate jointly by the Board and Webel.
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