Cabinet approves draft Meghalaya Identification, Registration (Safety & Security) of Migrant Workers Act, 2020.

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The state Cabinet on Monday approved draft rules for implementation of the Meghalaya Identification, Registration (Safety & Security) of Migrant Workers Act, 2020.

“The cabinet has approved the draft rules framed by the labour department. Once the rules are in place, the implementation for registration of labourers will immediately take off,” Deputy Chief Minister in-charge Labour, Prestone Tynsong told reporters after the meeting.

The Act, passed in March earlier this year seeks to provide for the maintenance of public order and for the protection and safety of migrant workers by identification and mandatory registration of all such workers in the state.