Housing Subsidy for Beedi and Mining Workers to be Hiked

  • Ministry for Labour and Employment has proposed a nearly four-fold increase in the housing subsidy for beedi workers and miners employed in non-coal mines.
  • “We want to bring the housing scheme for beedi and mine workers in line with the National Housing Scheme.
  • Workers who have their own land are given subsidies under this scheme,” a senior Ministry official said.