DLSAs celebrate International Labour Day


KOHIMA, May 2: An awareness programme on rights and entitlements of unorganized workers on the occasion of International Labour Day was organised by North East Network (NEN) in collaboration with Kohima District Legal Services Authority(KDLSA) on 1st May 2018 at LCS Building Kohima.
Delivering the inaugural address, Rajesh Soundarajan, IAS Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Nagaland stressed on the need of a comprehensive scheme to cover all the social, economic and health aspects of the vendors.
He stressed on the importance for vendors to organize themselves while carrying out their business and not to hamper the pedestrian and traffic, to set up an organized society and to come up with various plan to look after their business.
Avile Vitso,Assistant Labour Commissioner, Department of Labour, stressed on the various scheme availed in the various department.
Sunjib Rana ,Retainer Lawyer briefed about the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) followed by interaction and concluding remarks by Dolly Wotsa, Program Associate NEN
The program was attended by 47 beneficiaries. Special number was presented by Bamboo Market (vendors) BOC, Kohima and Short film ‘My Rights, My identity’ (15 mins) was screened.
The programme was chaired by Angunuo Miari, Programme Assistant, NEN and invocation by Nuzieu (vendor). Welcome note and introduction was delivered by Wekeweu Tsuhah, programme Director, NEN.
A programme on “upliftment of women street vendors” was organized by Dimapur District Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Entrepreneur Associates ,Caring friends, Dr.K&T keditsu foundation at Dimapur at Bookmarc Bank Colony Dimapur on May 1.
Introduction of legal aid services and labour rights was delivered by Miss Dzuvinuo Chadi, Panel Lawyer DDLSA. The summing up on Domestic Violence and street vendors rights was delivered by Mr. Ajongba Imchen (CJM) CJM and Secretary DDLSA.
Meanwhile, the Zunheboto District Legal Services Authority organized in collaboration with ZCCI Observed international labors day with unorganized sector at ZCCI Conference hall Zunheboto and Mokokchung District Legal Services Authority visited 6 construction sites in Mokokchung town and propagated about the benefits of legal services facilities.
(Page News Service)