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  project name ~ Implementation of the Social Security Act for the Unorganized Workers

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Implementation of the Social Security Act for the Unorganized Workers

  NGO

 

Sahanivasa(

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Chittor

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 359125

 

  Year Approved

 

2013

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sridhar Vemuri

 

Los Angeles

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Sahnivasa, one of AIDs Long Term Partners is seriously engaging to negotiate with government for the implementation of unorganized workers social security Act 2008 in the State of Andhra Pradesh. The Act was enacted in the year 2008 after a decade long campaign at national level in association with the national center for labour.

The Act is supposed to cover the social security of 93% of the total work force of India, who are not considered as workers as they are not organized force.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

1. Sahnivasa has been systematically put efforts in convincing the state government to bring out the rules and also formed the social security board. 2. Sahanivasa has already contacted some of the CSOs, conducted meetings at state level to carry forward the campaign.

 

  Goals

 

 

1. Improved organizing and collective strategies of Trade Unions and Labour organizations (including MBOs) to engage government on social protection/security for unorganized workers 2. Improved implementation of Unorganized Workers Social Security Act in terms of schemes, fund allocation, functioning of existing boards, governance of these board, enrolment mechanisms for workers 3. Empower workers of the Social Security Act rules and register workers in the welfare board to get the benefits.

 
 

  


 
 
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