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CII asks Haryana to relook its Bill on 75% jobs for locals in pvt sector

Says at a time when it is important to attract investments at the state level, Haryana govt could have avoided imposing curbs on industry

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Confederation of Indian Industry | Haryana Government | job reservation in private sector

Indivjal Dhasmana  |  New Delhi 

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.The state assembly on Tuesday passed the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill that mandates 75 per cent reservation for local people in private sector jobs

The (CII) on Wednesday asked the to revisit its controversial Bill on reservation in private sector companies approved by governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Tuesday.

The Haryana assembly had passed the bill last year.

Chandrajit Banerjee, director general, CII, said in a statement here, "We hope the state government of Haryana relooks at the legislation. With Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ we look forward to an integrated and mobile within the country."

He said at a time when it is important to attract investments at the state level, the could have avoided imposing restrictions on industry. "Reservation affects productivity and industry competitiveness," he added.

The state assembly had passed the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill last year that mandates 75 per cent reservation for local people in private sector jobs, where the salary is less than Rs 50,000 a month.

This rule will be applicable for 10 years and aims to address rising in the state.

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First Published: Wed, March 03 2021. 19:53 IST
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