Delhi govt to provide houses, hostels to city’s labourers

New Delhi:

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday held a meeting with the Labour department and directed its officials to arrange houses and hostels for city’s labourers.

A decision was also taken to provide annual DTC passes to labourers for free travel and free coaching for their children, the Chief Minister’s office said in a series of tweets. The government also plans to conduct skill development programmes for nearly 13 lakh workers in the national capital and will also be providing them with toolkits.