Policy workshop on Plantations Labour Act – Event Report


On 30th September 2016, Cividep India, PAJHRA (Promotion and Advancement of Justice, Harmony and Rights of Adivasis) and PAD (People’s Action for Development) conducted a one- day policy workshop on Plantations Labour Act reform for the Assam tea sector. The workshop had 33 participants, including representatives of local and national CSOs, union members, academicians, retired and serving public officials, advocates and media representatives. The event consisted of three sessions and covered topics including the current wage, the benefits framework, minimum wage and health conditions of the workers. A detailed report of the proceeding has been published by Cividep.