After 35 years, India has regained the chairmanship of the governing body of the International Labor Organization (ILO).
Labor and Employment Secretary Apoorva Chandra has been elected as the Chairman of the ILO Administrative Board for the next eight months. This board decides the organization’s policy, objectives, budgets and programs, as well as selects the directors.
Aim of ILO
1.Promote rights at work.
2.Encourage decent employment opportunities
3.Enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.
History of ILO
In the year if 1919 ILO is found.
ILO is the 1st Specialized Agency of UN.