Labour Vision

Improving Capacity, Strengthening Labour

  1. There shall have Comprehensive Labour Policy to bring reforms in labour sector and to develop skills and infrastructures in the state.
  2. Skill and Capacity Building and Training Institutes shall be strengthened to train the human resource as per the requirement of company.
  3. There shall have strong time-driven laws, acts, rules, policies, programs and schemes for welfare of the labour force (organized and unorganized sectors).
  4. There shall have strict and effective enforcement of Labour Laws, Acts and Rules enacted and implemented by both Central and State Governments.
  5. Department of Labour shall strictly and effectively comply with its mandates, functions and activities for welfare of the Labour (organized and unorganized sectors).
  6. Existing policies, programs, schemes, facilities and supports as incorporated in the Compendium by the Labour Department to the labour shall be strictly complied.
  7. The Labour Contract System shall be repealed forever.
  8. Online registration of workers from both organized and unorganized sectors shall be made available easily to labours.
  9. Central Government Industrial Disputes Act (1947) shall be implemented.
  10. There shall be social security to all the labourers and their dependents (organized and unorganized sectors).
  11. Rights and privileges of the workers shall be fully protected.
  12. Equal Work, Equal Pay shall be implemented.
  13. The minimum wages for labourers shall be increased based on inflation index.
  14. The ex-gratia payment to the workers and their dependents shall be reviewed after three years’ interval.
  15. Extensive survey shall be done throughout the state to generate the database regarding profession of the workers.
  16. All workers shall be brought under organized sector.
  17. Identity card shall be provided to each worker.
  18. Skill development training shall be provided to all workers and labourers according to their profession so as make them more skillful.
  19. Subsidized loan shall be provided to workers for procurement of tools and equipment.
  20. Health Insurance shall be provided to all the workers and labourers according to their profession.
  21. National and International workshops shall be organized to provide the platform to their skills.
  22. Interest Free Loan shall be provided to all skilled workers and labourers of Sikkimese origin to get placement at national and international levels.
  23. Labour facilities like ESCI, EPF, etc. shall be provided.
  24. Increments shall be given to labourers.
  25. There shall have Pension Policy to workers and labourers.
  26. Sikkim shall be made MR Free Labourer The labourers who have attained the age of 58 years shall be given retirement with benefits of one time gratuity minimum of Rs. 5 to Rs. 10 lac depending on their service length along with pension benefits.
  27. The labourers who have attained 80 years and above but they are still working shall be rewarded with State Awards with cash.


All our policies and programs of action shall be based on the key principles that Sikkimese shall govern to make their state as they want to see and secure generations .We the SKM party, have envisaged the many salient policies , plans and programs for making New Sikkim.