At NationalLabourConference Naveen Patnaik Speech Highlights

• Odisha’s role in development of regulatory framework for labour sector is exemplary
• Odisha Shops & Commercial Establishment Act enacted to safeguard interests of
labourers engaged in shops & establishments
Historic revision of minimum wages from 11 to 25 per day during Biju Babu’s
tenure as Chief Minister in 1990
Odisha Dadan Labour (Control & Regulation) Act enacted to tackle Odisha migrant
labour crises
• Odisha Help Desks to be set up in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh,
Telangana & Delhi
• ‘State Action Plan For Elimination of Child Labour’ formulated to stop child labour
• Social Security cover to 16 lakh Construction Workers, 175 Crores disbursed
200 Crores against 1,000 Crores spent on welfare of Construction Workers so far;
to surpass 500 Crores this year
• Target to skill 8 Lakh youth in next 3 years & make ‘Skilled in Odisha’a global brand

At NationalLabourConference Naveen Patnaik Speech Highlights