Singh said that an amount of Rs. One Lakh would be provided to the legal heir in event of accidental death of the registered worker. He said that now the dependants of the registered worker would get Rs 50,000 in case of natural death of the worker.
He said that presently the Board was providing Rs 21,000 to the beneficiaries for marriage of their two children, but now the Government has decided that the benefit would be extended to the beneficiary for his/her own marriage also. Chief Minister also announced to enhance this amount Virbhadra Singh said that Gram Sabhas should be involved to educate the people regarding various schemes being implemented by the Board for the benefit of the Workers.
State's Industries, Labour and Employment and Public Relations Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said that the Government was ensuring effective implementation of various welfare schemes for the Workers. He said that sites for construction of Labour Hostels would be identified soon and construction started at the earliest.