REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS for the safety and welfare of migrant workers and construction workers and
State Project Steering Committee (SPSC) Meeting
The first meeting of SPSC was held in the Third Floor Conference Hall of Odisha Secretariat on 23. 12. 2011 under the Chairmanship of Sri RN . Senap ati , I. A. S. Development Commissioner-Cum-Additional Chief Secretary and Chairman, State Project Steering Committee (SPSC).
The project, an integral part of the ILO ‘s Decent Work Country Programme having alignment with the Government’s
11th Five Year Plan was presented before the Chairman. The presentation also included the elaboration of Development Objective which was to contribute to the elimination of child labour in hazardous sector including the issues of migration and trafficking. The project seeks a more coordinated approach for supporting the economic rehabilitation of the family along with educational rehabilitation of the child. The project implementation mainly at the districtle ve l with in terventi ons f or capacity buildin g, coordination, knowledge enhancement and sharing etc. at the state and district level was elaborated befor e the Committee.
Key Issues Discussed
• Implementation of the project at Cuttack and Kalahandi as Pilot Di st ri ct s wi th f oc us o n identification of beneficiaries, educational intervention, vocational training action programme for 14-
17 years children and interventions with families
Mainstreaming the Child Labour Agenda in other departments’s plans and policies.
• Establishment and Functioning of St at e Re sou rc e Ce ll on C hi ld Labour
• Str en gt he ni ng c hi ld l ab ou r enforcement by facilitating capacity building programmes, supporting tr ai ni ng o f st akeh ol de rs i . e . Government, Trade Unions, PRI Functionaries, Employers, Civil Society Members and NGOs etc.
• Actualisation of State Action Plan