|safeguard the rights and interests of women provided under the constitution and other laws.|
|Child Labor (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986||This Act prohibits the employment of children below the age of 14 in factories, mines and in other forms of hazardous employment including construction, and regulates the working conditions of children in other employment.||
As the project is likely to take up construction activity for market up-gradation, it needs to ensure that the project or any contractors engaged by the project do not employ child labour.
|Minimum Wages Act 1948 & Notification of the Government of Maharashtra (June 2000)||This Act provides for fixing minimum wages to be paid to unskilled temporary workers. It also provides for equal wage payment to men and women labourers for the same work.||
As the project is likely to take up construction of market infrastructure, it needs to ensure that the project or any contractors engaged by the project pay wages as per the Act and that there is wage disparity for men and women workers for the same work.
Issues related to |
Migrant labour is identified as a high risk group for HIV incidence and advocates preventive measures like awareness building, counseling through NGO partnership and treatment. ||
As project investments are likely to involve engagement of migrant labour, adequate arrangement is required to be in place to prevent spread of HIV/AIDS and reference for medical treatment.
3.2.3 Policies relevant to agriculture marketing :
There have been recent changes and reforms in the policies related to agriculture marketing. These are summarized below:
|Act/Rule/Policy||Brief introduction of the Act/Rule/Policy||Relevance to the Project|
|I Policies relevant to agriculture marketing|
|Model APMC Act, 2003||This Act promotes development of competitive marketing environment and brings professionalism in the|