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Jobs, higher wages key focus areas for govt: Bandaru Dattatreya on May Day

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Monday asserted the government has "moved quite ahead" on the employment generation front and will focus more on increasing wages and social security for workers. Speaking at the International Labour Day function, the minister said: "Employment generation is our priority and going forward will give a lot of focus on it." Dattatreya said India was not behind when it comes to employment generation and the country has "moved quite ahead". Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said, has accorded top ...

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First Published: Mon, May 01 2017. 17:06 IST
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