In-hand training on industrial security is crucial for small industries: UP Governor
New Delhi, June 21 (KNN) Small industries must get in-hand training on industrial security, said Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik.
He was speaking at the 3-day seminar on “Industrial Safety and Emergency Preparedness” jointly organized by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Government of Uttar Pradesh, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB), Natural Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Chemical & Industrial Disaster Management (CIDM) Board in Lucknow.
He thanked FICCI for organizing this program and said, UP is one of the largest states in India and such kind of program is crucial for creating awareness of industrial safety among people.
Speaking at the seminar, Industrial Development Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Satish Mahana said, "Before setting up an industry, it is more important how we plan, make policies and create funds for disaster management. In the Industrial plan, how industrial safety training will be given under PPP.”
He said that the government can give directions but society has to work on it. People lose everything within seconds due to lack of proper training, so it is necessary that workers are made aware of industrial security and emergency preparedness.
Raising importance to industrial safety, Commissioner, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Department, Dr. Anup Chandra Pandey said, "For every industrial safety four pillars are very important, firstly the legal framework, protocols, resources and the most important thing is to have participation of people.
In the presentation, Sanjay Kumar, Relief Commissioner, Government of UP emphasized on the importance of building capacities among the industries in ensuring highest level of safety.
He called FICCI as the apex chamber of commerce of India to be the nodal agency in propagating safety standards in partnership with relevant government departments.