Online Training Programme on Empowerment of Beedi Workers
To make the participants acquainted with various issues related to world of work and decent employment. To sensitize the participants about problems of Beedi workers and Beedi Industry. To familiarize the participants with labour laws and social security provisions for Beedi Workers.
Overview of employment in the unorganized sector; Overview of the Beedi industry; Problems of the workers in Beedi Industry; Labour laws related to Beedi workers; Vulnerability of households engaged in Beedi Work; National and international measures of decent employment and related laws; Social security for Beedi workers; Beedi Workers Welfare Act and Beedi Workers Regulation of employment Act, Aasara Pension Scheme for Beedi Workers.
This training programme will be delivered in an online mode (Webex platform) The training programme will primarily make use of lectures, case studies and experience sharing.
Organisers of Beedi Workers; Representatives from PRIs and Rural Development Functionaries, Personnel from Welfare Commissioner’s Office. Participants should have working knowledge of Hindi/English. As this is an online training programme, those enrolling in the programme should have access to internet and laptop/desktop with audio-visual facilities.
Dr. Manoj Jatav, Associate Fellow, VVGNLI Email: jatav[dot]manoj[at]gov[dot]in