A Committee to Draft the National Employment Policy
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2124
ANSWERED ON: 01.01.2018
National Employment Policy
Will the Minister of
LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) whether various trade unions have demanded for a national employment policy; and
(b) if so, the details thereof and the response of the Government thereto?
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)
(a) to (b): An Inter-Ministerial Committee has been constituted to draft the National Employment Policy and consultations have been held with various stakeholders like Ministries, State Governments, Trade Unions, Industry Associations etc. for inputs to the Policy.
The proposed policy inter-alia is likely to address macro economic policy issues, sectoral policy issues, Labour policy, micro and small enterprises’ issues, skill development issues, issues relating to women and vulnerable workers and may incorporate suggestions for improving employment opportunities.