Karnataka State Building and Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board Chief Executive Officer Vasanth Kumar Ittanagi has asked construction workers to register with the Board to avail the benefits of various schemes.

“Trade unions should create awareness among workers on the various schemes meant for the workers,” he said.

He was speaking at the first district-level conference of construction workers organised by Kolar District Building Workers' Federation. He distributed cheques and identity cards to registered workers. Gandhinagar Narayanaswamy presided over the function. Karnataka Building and Other Construction Workers' Federation general secretary Veeraswamy and District Labour Officer Revanna were present.— Staff Correspondent