Contribution based Social security should be applicable to all; Prez Shrestha

Kathmandu, GEFONT President Cde. Binod Shrestha stressed that the contribution based social security program and Labor Act should be implemented in all sector of workers.

Speaking at an interaction program organized by GEFONT, Tarakeswar Municipality on 24 January 2020. President Shrestha said that social security has been introduced for all sector workers though in the first phase, it has been implemented from the regular workers.

He further said that the mechanism is under discussion for implementing contribution-based social security programs in the self employed and unorganized sector respectively. Speaking on the occasion, Prez Shrestha said that contribution based social security program is an important program to fulfill the program of Nepal Government “prosperous Nepal happy Nepali”, the program will include workers from all sector.

He further added that the trade union movement should lead for the effective implementation of the social security program & urged the workers working in all sectors to organize and to move forward.

He has highlighted the needs of labor audit and workers and employers working in all areas of the municipality should be registered in Social Security scheme. He has also Stressed that there should be regular discussion between the municipality and the trade union for resolving the problems of the workers working within the municipality. He further added that a labor relation committee should form within the municipality for good labor relation.

On the Occasion, Mayor of Tarkeshwor Municipality Mr. Rameshwor Bohara said that the municipality is conscious of working for the workers welfare.

GEFONT National Committee Vice President and Bagmati Province In-Charge Cde. Jitendra Shrestha, National Committee Member Cde.Smriti Lama , Bagmati province Secretary Cde.Arjun Aryal was also addressed in the program .


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