KATHMANDU, GEFONT has demanded for a safe and dignified working environment in construction sectors by providing Personal protective equipment (PPE) to workers in workplace.
GEFONT Gandaki province committee has published the statement; five construction workers died an accident in work place in Pokhara. Workers' families will receive compensation, who were died after being buried by a clay mound while working on construction of a connecting road section in Pokhara municipality.
The workers of Salyan Bagchaur-3, Jeet Bahadur Basnet, Khimlal Oli, Tovan Basnet, Ganesh Oli and Jogendra Budhathoki died in workplace accident on 1 December 2019.
GEFONT Gandaki province President Cde. Rudra Bahadur Khatri issued a statement. Saying that after a discussion of the 2 December agreement has done to provide insurance cover and additional compensation to the deceased's family. The press release further reads; The Pokhara Municipality has arranged a vehicle to transport the bodies to Salyan.
Press release is attached (Nepali)