Prime Minister Narendhra Modi on October 16, 2014 unveiled new measures
for the youth, workers and employers to improve ease of doing business for enterprises
while expanding government sup port for training workers.
Mr. Modi also launched the l Universal Account Number scheme(UAN)
for all Provident Fund contributors which will al low portability and
Online track- ting of PF benefits.
Inaugurating the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Shramev Jayate Karyakram, organised
by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
Mr. Modi said the aim of the programme was to emphasise the dignity labour,
especially that per- formed by blue-collar workers, referring to them as "shram yogi."