Ministry of Labour & Employment
May Day Celebrations Electronic Challan-Cum-Return (ECR) Initiative by EPFO Launched
Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge today released a quarterly news letter “SHRAM SANSAR” on the occasion of International Labour Day here in Shram Shakti Bhwan, New Delhi. The news letter will provide extensive awareness regarding a number of good labour practices and initiatives taken by the Central as well as state governments to all concerned stakeholders on a regular basis. This newsletter is also expected to provide an effective channel of communication between the Government and the Employers/Workers organisations and promote the interest of labour. The V.V.Giri National Labour Institute, Noida has been entrusted with the task of bringing out the Newsletter on behalf of the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
On this occasion Sh. Mallikarjuna Kharge also formally launched the Electronic Challan-cum-Return (ECR) initiative introduced by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) The ECR brings various services to the doorsteps of employees and employers and introduces new levels of transparency and accessibility in the system. The new system will also substantially improve the efficiency of EPFO in delivering these services.