Kathmandu, JTUCC Gandaki Province has organized interaction program on the occasion of the Contribution based social security day 2067.
Addressing the interaction program, Chief Guest GEFONT National Committee Vice President and Gandaki province MP Cde. Mina Gurung informed about the contribution based social security. She said that big companies are still not agreeing with the spirit of this program & get involved. Even though the company is listed, the workers have not been listed in the contribution based social security fund.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Dinesh Koirala of Social Security Fund informed about the contribution based social security fund. Likewise, Vice President of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Yamnath Poudel, expressed his commitment to assist for registration the Social Security Fund. According to Cde. Binu Gurung, from Pokhara, President of the NTUC Gandaki province Mr. Murari Sharma, ANTUF, Gandaki Province Treasurer Cde. Tankaraj Poudel addressed the program. The program was chaired by JTUCC Gandaki province Coordination Committee Coordinator Cde. Rudra Bahadur Khatri.
Similarly, Contribution based Social Security Day was also celebrated grandly in Surkhet. JTUCC Karnali province Coordination Committee has organized mass gathering in the Morning and lighting lamps in evenin. Workers from different sectors have participated in the gathering by holding placards, Employer: I am a worker, register me, Government: Implement the registration completely.
Addressing the gathering, JTUCC, Karnali province Coordinator cde. Tej Prakash GC said that the workers were deprived of joining the Social Security Scheme as the employers were not participating in the Social Security fund as the registration period ended. He urged the government to initiate an action immediately against all employers who were denying for going in the registration process. Cde. GC further urged the workers not to be misled by the employers, adding that the JTUCC has been working on various program in favor of all the workers and will continue to pressurize to bring all the formal and informal workers in social security scheme JTUCC Province member Cde. Lila Gharti also addressed in the program.
Likewise, on the occasion of 1st anniversary of the contribution-based Social Security Scheme JTUCC province No 5 Coordination Committee has organized a rally and a meeting focusing on the industrial area of Butwal.
After the rally in the meeting Mr. Gopi Krishna Khanal, secretary of the Ministry of Social Development province No 5 addressed as a chief guest. On the occasion, Mr. Krishna Adhikari, Director of Social Security Fund, GEFONT National Committee Secretary Cde. Damodar Sapkota, Mr. Ram Bahadur Gurung along with represents of NTUC, CONEP & JTUCC province coordinator Cde. Hari Karki also addressed the program.
In Province No 2, JTUCC province Coordination committee has organized an interaction program in the meeting hall of the Birgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The program was chaired by Cde. Kamlesh Jha and birjung municipality head Mr. Bijay sarwagi addressed as a chief guest. Chairman of the Employers Council of the Birgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Sunil Khetan has committed to inform the employers and implement registration process immediately.
On the occasion, representatives of different trade unions complained about the delay in implementation of social security program.
Likewise, the trade unions, affiliated with JTUCC have celebrated Social Security Day grandly in Banke Nepalgunj. On the occasion, leaders and workers of different trade unions Labor Office, Nepalgunj, Chamber of Commerce and Industry have participated in the program. On the occasion most of the speakers emphasized that the scheme should be implemented immediately as it is good for both workers and industry.
GEFONT province Secretariat member of Cde. Purna Bahadur KC, President of ANTUF Banke Cde. Basant Malla, chairman of NTUC Banke, Mr. Ram Bahadur Malla, and Nandlal Baish, President of Nepalgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industry were present on the occasion. So far, 610 employers have been registered in the Social Security Fund from province No 5. In the meanwhile,
National Beautician Workers Union Nepal, Bharatpur has exchanged greetings and lighting lamps on the occasion of social security day in Bharatpur.