Tamil Nadu

Vellore construction workers get safety kits, financial assistance

About 1257 registered construction workers from Vaniyambadi and Vellore recieved the kits.

About 1257 registered construction workers from Vaniyambadi and Vellore recieved the kits.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

The safety kits were procured at a total cost of ₹27.36 lakh

Labour Welfare Minister Nilofer Kafeel distributed safety kits to 1,257 registered construction workers from Vaniyambadi and Vellore regions. A function was organised in Vaniyambadi on Tuesday in the presence of Labour Commissioner R. Nandagopal.

The safety kits were procured at a cost of ₹27.36 lakh. Each kit, which costs ₹2,177, contains safety shoes, headgear, gloves, safety glasses, etc.

She also announced financial assistance worth ₹20.77 lakh to 481 registered beneficiaries extended under education, marriage, pregnancy and childbirth, accidental compensation, death benefits, and pension.

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