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Pension scheme for unorganized workers

Mar 18 , 2019     19

Dear Friends/ Wellwisher, Towards Universalization of Social Security for unorganized workers in India which constitutes 93 percent of total workforce in India, Two Schemes recently announced by Govt. Of India should be Game Changer for, these workers who are mostly contract self employed jobs: – 1.Towards, Healthcare, Ayushman Bharat with free medical treatment involving Primary and Secondary care, for those, who registered with this scheme Anywhere in the Country with effect from August, 2018. 2. Just this month, central govt has announced PM Pension Yojana- Assuring, Minimum Pension, on reaching, 60 years of age, by paying, a, fixed affordable Contribution

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Cabinet nod for India-Germany MoU for occupational safety and health

Mar 8 , 2019     27

The Union Cabinet Thursday approved an agreement between India and Germany on cooperation in the field of occupational safety and health, an official statement said. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was renewed in November last year. The collaboration till date has immensely helped in adopting the modern training techniques and tools on various aspects of occupational safety and health (OSH) in different sectors of economic activity, the release said. Under the MoU, the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) through the International Social Security Association (ISSA) is bringing in the know-how to meet OSH challenges, especially in the construction and manufacturing

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Indian Safety Song and Video Contest 2019 Winners

Jan 7 , 2019     122

Thank you to all participants of the Indian Safety Song and Video Contest 2019 – we received over 30 outstanding videos and songs!  At the end of December 2018, our jury selected the 3 winning productions:  Place: Har Kam Karne Waloo Ko Yad Rakhana Hai (School of Film & Media Sciences, Bhubaneswar)  Place: Fire Safety (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)  Place: SP Safety Song (Flopfilms pvt. Ltd.) Congratulations! 

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IGFP New-Year Greetings 2019

Dec 26 , 2018     51

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Vision Zero, Seasons Greetings From ISSA Secretary General

Dec 24 , 2018     48

Season’s greetings Dear Vision Zero supporters,  An incredible year for Vision Zero is coming to a close. 2018 will be remembered as the year where Vision Zero for safety, health and well-being at work took foothold in all regions of the world. 2019 will be the year where we go from campaigning for Vision Zero to building a Vision Zero community. Highlights from 2018 include:more than 40 Vision Zero events, including regional and national launches, training workshops, company activities and morereaching an estimated 15,000 – 20,000 participantssurpassed 3,000 Vision Zero companies, organisations and trainers in 135 countrieslaunch of a Vision

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Latest information on social security and health in India

Jun 21 , 2018     495

SCHEMESTRENGTHENING OF PRIMARY CARE IN THE CONTEXT OF UNIVERSALISATION OF HEALTH CARE BY GOVT OF INDIA/ODISHA. With only 30% of India’s Population is having health care insurance, universalisation for the entire population was a dream till Govt. of India recently announced “Ayushman Bharat”. Similarly Odisha Govt. has announced “Biju Health & Welfare Scheme”(Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana) for covering entire population of Odisha for providing Health Care Facilities particularly Secondary & Tertiary Care. In this debate or tussle between Central Govt. & the State Govt., this article attempts to define the key role of primary care to achieve universalisation of Health

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