Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Cabinet approves MoU with Germany over OSH

ANI | Updated: Mar 07, 2019 23:45 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 7 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Germany Cooperation in the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH).
Under the MoU which was renewed on November 13, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) through the International Social Security Association (ISSA) is bringing in knowhow to meet the OSH challenges, especially in the construction and manufacturing sector.
The cooperation is expected to result in capacity building of Directorate General Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI), the technical arm and attached office of Ministry of Labour, India and Chief Inspector of Factories Officers (CIFs) in the field of OSH, strengthening of Inspection system for meeting emerging challenges, upgradation of laboratories for carrying out applied research in the area of OSH, development of OSH Standards and development in Safety Culture for enhancing the well-being of the Indian workforce. (ANI)