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Finance Minister meets Governor

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SRINAGAR, JUNE 19: Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.

Finance Minister apprised Governor about the fiscal management reforms under way and the important programmes initiated for the welfare of the Labour sector, including welfare schemes for building and construction workers, rehabilitation of child and bonded labourers, payment of provident fund, rationalisation, medical insurance of all government employees etc.

Governor stressed the vital importance of strict fiscal management and the need to tighten the size of the pace of socio-economic development of the State and the need to tighten the administrative structures.

Governor stressed importance of employees welfare and urged Bukhari to ensure against their being any further delay in the regularisation of casual workers, a matter which has been pending since April 2016.

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