Initiatives brought by Dr BR Ambedkar in the labour sector still relevant today: Shri Rajnath Singh
Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said that Dr BR Ambedkar was the architect of modern India and the initiatives brought by him in the labour sector are still relevant today. At a programme organized by the Labour and Employment Ministry to pay tributes to Dr Ambedkar to mark his 125th Birth Anniversary and 60th Death Anniversary here today, Shri Rajnath Singh said that the concept of Reserve Bank, Finance Commission, Employees Provident Fund and Employees State Insurance Corporation were given by Dr Ambedkar as he realised the importance of both capital and labour.
Shri Rajnath Singh said that in any country where capital is important in the economic system, there is also significance of labour. Dr.Ambedkar realised this truth and he tried his best for effecting labour reforms along with building institutions for capital distribution, he added.
The Union Home Minister also said that the present government is doing its best to fulfill the dreams of Dr Ambedkar and schemes like Pradhan Mantri JanDhan Yojana, Shramev Jayate, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana are initiatives in this direction.
Shri Rajnath Singh, as Chief Guest at the conference on ‘A tribute to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’, also released a booklet on the occasion.