In his inaugural address, Gangwar spoke about the initiatives taken by the Government to simplify and transform labour laws in the country. He emphasized that not seeing labour as a commodity will result in reduction of labour disputes and enhance economic growth and better working conditions in the country.
Samaraiya spoke about the need for safeguarding workers in the country. He added that simplified labour laws will enable right to minimum wages, timely payment and social security to majority of the working population of the country.
Sobti said various reforms, policy initiatives taken by the government has led to India’s improved ease of doing business ranking to 63 from 114 for the year 2014. The ongoing labour reforms will further improve this ranking.
The program saw the presence of a large number of representatives from 32 PSEs.