VV Giri National Labour Institute and Tata Institute of Social Sciences to do research on labour issues

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GUWAHATI: Tata Institute of Social Sciences has partnered with VV Giri National Labour Institute to organize joint training programmes for social partners as well as research on various issues related to labour.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both the organizations was signed today at Guwahati by Dr. H. Srinivas, Director General of VVGNLI and Dr. D.K. Srivastava, Deputy Director of TISS, Guwahati in the presence of Santosh Kumar Gangwar, and the Union Minister of State (IC) for Labour & Employment in Guwahati.

Santosh Kumar Gangwar advised that the good collaborative work proposed to be done in the North Eastern states could also be replicated in the entire country so that all get benefited.

Pallav Lochan Das, Minister of State (IC) for Labour Welfare, Govt. of Assam and Smt. M. Sathiyavathy, Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India were also present during the occasion.

Das said that labour laws applicable in other states may not be applicable in Assam due to different local conditions.

Dr. H. Srinivas stated that the collaborative activities under the MoU will focus on organising joint training programmes for different social partners as well as research on various issues related to labour.

Sathiyavathy in her message outlined the activities of VVGNLI and the MoU’s it has with the International Training Center of International Labour Organisation, Turin; IIM Lucknow etc.

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