Following Rajasthan, Centre to revisit contract labour law

Taking a cue from Rajasthan, the Centre has decided to revisit the law governing contract labour and soon come out with a set of proposed amendments for consultation with stakeholders in what would be the most significant in the series of labour reforms to be undertaken by the Narendra Modi-led government. The government intends to put to rest the outrage reported by contact workers frequently over the past few years, labour minister Narendra Singh Tomar conveyed to his counterparts from states in a meeting last week, a senior government official told ET.

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