Stress on rehabilitation of bonded workers

[Bonded Labour | Brick Kiln Workers - Related News]

Senior officials in the district, including all Revenue Divisional Officers, Tahsildars, Revenue Inspectors and officials from Labour department, were sensitised to the Union government's Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour Scheme of 2016 here on Monday. Prakash Rao, Government Relations Officer of International Justice Mission (IJM), which had launched the sensitisation programme in 11 districts in coordination with the State government, said the provisions of the 2016 scheme, which was fully funded by the Central government, envisaged conduct of awareness campaigns and proactive surveys to identify the presence of bonded labour in each district.