Shimla: Keeping in mind the welfare of the ladies in Himachal Pradesh, the State government has taken step to ensure their safety in Corporate Sector too.
The State govt. issued instructions to the employers of the factories registered under the Factories Act, 1948 to ensure the safety of women workers employed by them.
The decision has sorted on of the biggest problem of a female when opting for a job and that is security. The order specify that women workers should be deployed in two shifts between 5.00 AM to 10 PM for a period of three years and no female employee shall be allowed to work in any factory from 10 PM to 5 AM.
Moreover, in second shift no women employee shall be engaged alone and arrangements should be made for their transport facility provided a female escort till their residence by the concerned factory.
Also keeping in view their appetite instructions were given to arrange meals in the factory canteen.