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Meet on ILO project at MCRHRDI December 20

Meet on ILO project at MCRHRDI December 20
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The Department of Labour is organising a statelevel workshop for the ILO Project, Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work FPRW in the Cotton Supply Chain in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation ILO at Dr MCR HRD Institute, Jubilee Hills, on December 20

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Hyderabad: The Department of Labour is organising a state-level workshop for the ILO Project, ‘Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW) in the Cotton Supply Chain’ in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) at Dr MCR HRD Institute, Jubilee Hills, on December 20.

A press note said the project aims to enhance evidence-based knowledge on the implementation and the deficits of FPRW in the cotton supply chain (unorganized/informal sector) and to contribute to the implementation of decent work and livelihood to all in need in cotton growing communities and thus facilitating achievement of SDG 8. The contours of the Project are also aligned with the Telangana State Action Plan to Eliminate Child Labour of all forms and Adolescent Labour from Hazardous Industries.

The proposed strategies and outcomes of the Project would help in developing and strengthening the State level action as below: Strengthening Telangana state policy, legal and regulatory frameworks to combat child labour and forced labour in the cotton production, protecting and promoting the cotton growing workers rights; and, Supporting State and District Administration and other relevant stakeholders in cotton supply chain to take effective action to stop child labour and forced labour in target cotton growing districts and communities and adopt Fair Practices and promote workers’ rights in Telangana State.

The primary objective of the ‘Inception Workshop, ‘Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights and Work in the Cotton Supply Chain in India’ is to introduce the project to the stakeholders and provide an opportunity to develop a common understanding about this initiative.

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