October 23, 2020 4:50:39 pm
After a spot of 35 years, India assumed the Chairmanship of Governing Physique of Worldwide Labour Organisation (ILO), with Labour Secretary Apurva Chandra being elected to the submit.
“After 35 years, India assumed the Chairmanship of the Governing Physique of ILO. Labour Secretary Apurva Chandra has been elected because the Chairperson of the Governing Physique of the ILO for the interval October 2020-June 2021,” a labour ministry assertion mentioned on Friday.
In keeping with the assertion, India assumed the Chairmanship of GB after 35 years, marking a brand new chapter within the 100 years of productive relationship between India and ILO.
The Chairperson of the Governing Physique of ILO is a place of worldwide reputation.
The Governing Physique (GB) is the apex govt physique of the ILO, which decides insurance policies, programmes, agenda, budget, and elects the Director-Common.
At current, the ILO has 187 members. Chandra will likely be presiding over the upcoming the Governing Physique’s assembly, to be held in November 2020.
At Geneva, Chandra can have the chance to work together with the senior officers and social companions of the member states.
It’ll additionally present a platform to apprise members of the transformational initiative taken by the federal government in eradicating the rigidities of the labour market, in addition to making intention clear in regards to the universalisation of social safety to all employees within the organised or unorganised sector.
Chandra belongs to the 1988 batch of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Maharashtra Cadre. He has spent greater than seven years within the Ministry of Petroleum & Pure Fuel.
He has labored for over 4 years between 2013 and 2017 as Principal Secretary (Industries) within the Maharashtra authorities.
Chandra joined as Director Common (Acquisition) within the Ministry of Defence from December 1, 2017, with the mandate of strengthening the Indian Armed Forces by expediting the acquisition course of.
He chaired the committee to draft the brand new Defence Acquisition Process.
The Defence Acquisition Process 2020 has come into impact from October 1, 2020, on the day he joined the Ministry of Labour and Employment as Secretary.
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