News:Ministry of Labour has planned to launch a portal named ‘Santusht’.
About the Santusht Portal:
- The portal aims for speedy redressal of worker as well as employer grievances and ensuring effective implementation of labour laws at the grassroot level.
- The portal would monitor all services provided by retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and health insurance and services provider Employees State Insurance Corporation(ESIC) to formal sector workers.
- The portal would also help the labour ministry to assess the performance of officials, which would be given due weightage at the time of their appraisals, transfers and postings.
- Hence,the portal is envisaged to ensure transparency, accountability and effective implementation of labour laws.