Sindh Minister Ghullam Murtaza Baloch. (ENN File photo)
KARACHI (ENN) Sindh Minister for Labour and Human Resources Ghulam Murtaza Baloch has said that since March 2019, almost 6.5 lac workers are registered under Social Security and we are trying to increase this number up to ten lac in new fiscal year.
This he said while presiding over a meeting regarding welfare of the workers and their families here in his office on Tuesday.
Secretary Labour Rasheed Ahmed Solangi and other officers also attended the meeting.
Baloch said that for welfare and medical facilities to the workers and their families, more than 20 crore rupees were being spent annually and we are taking more measures to provide relief to the workers and their families.
On this occasion, while briefing the meeting, Secretary Labour Rasheed Ahmed Solangi told that in collaboration with World Bank, on the directive of Sindh Government, Sindh Social Security had launched Sindh Business Registration Portal.
The purpose of this Web Portal was to provide on- line registration for national and international investors, industrialists and owners.
It is to mention here that through this Portal they may register themselves in all relevant departments in one time.
Ghulam Murtaza Baloch added, ‘ Hospitals, under SESSI, Valika and Landhi, have been upgraded and ICU for newly born children have also been established in these hospitals as well’ . He told that following the vision of Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, in Sukkur, 25 beded hospital had almost completed while 25 beded hospital in Daharki was under construction.
He said that first time in the history of SESSI , 42 employees from grade one to grade 11 had been given offer letters on deceased quota.