Signing of Labour Mobility Partnership

The Government has signed Labour Mobility Partnership Agreement (LMPA) with Denmark. The aims and objectives of the s agreements are;

(i) Facilitating legal migration by removing undue barriers and securing labour market access.
(ii) Combating and preventing all forms of irregular migration.
(iii) Enhancing the protection and welfare of migrants and exchange of information and cooperation introducing best practices for mutual benefit.

Labour Mobility is facilitated through the institutions of Protector General of Emigration (PGE), offices of Protector of Emigrants besides through Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) and Overseas Workers Resource Centre (OWRC). The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has also started a skill development initiative in the North-Eastern States and is in the process of designing a Plan Scheme for skill development to promote overseas employment.

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