Monday, May 28, 2018

Fifty one lacs and sixty thousands to 142 LABORERS AND CHILDREN IN SONBHADRA AND MIRZAPUR

Direction of National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) in case number 12889/24/69/2017 :
The complainant has alleged that worker working in District of Mirzapur and Sonbhadra are working in inhumane condition, paid less wages and are physically exploited. He further alleged that the family of the workers are sexually and physically exploited while some workers were even intoxicated. The health of the workers is of great concern. He has requested intervention of the Commission. Pursuant to the directions of the Commission, a report dated 06.09.2017 has been submitted by District Magistrate, Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh. It is reported that routine inspection are being conducted with the assistance of the Administration by the Labour Department. The minimum wages claim to the tune of Rs. 50 Lakhs (fifty hundred thousands Indian Rupees) has been filed by approx. 300 workmen, which has been successfully adjudicated by the Deputy Labour Commissioner, District Mirzapur. No complaint of child labour has been received, neither any violation found during inspection. 8 cases of violation of Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation Act) has been registered before the Court of CJM, Robertsganj, Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, wherein compensation of Rs. 20,000/- has been given to the said victim. The said child labour are relocated and provided basic education. The officers posted at the Districts are sensitized to be careful in case of any bonded labour. Since, steps has been taken by the District Administration in relocating and rehabilitating the child labours. 

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