Ministry of Labour & Employment

338 Workers to be Conferred With Prime Minister Shram Awards

Posted On: 24 FEB 2018 4:42PM by PIB Delhi

The Presentation of Prime Minister Shram Awards will be held on 26th February 2018 in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi where Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Vice President will give away the awards to 338 workers in the presence of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour  & Employment. The event will  be attended  by the Labour Ministers, Labour Secretaries, Labour Commissioners of all the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations, several Central Ministries/Departments , as well  as 'Prime Minister Shram Awardees and their families'.


The Government of India has announced 194 'Prime  Minister  Shram Awards'  for  the  year 2011 to 2016 in four categories namely ‘Shram Ratna Award’, ‘Shram Bhushan Award’, ‘Shram Vir/Shram Veerangana’ and ‘Shram Shree/Shram Devi Awards’. for the workers in the Public Sector Undertakings, Departmental Undertakings of the Central and the State Governments and Private Sector units employing 500 or more workers in recognition of their distinguished performance, innovative ability, outstanding contribution in the field of productivity and exhibition of exceptional courage and presence of mind.



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