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Sridhar Babu calls for stringent action against fake recruiting agents

Fri 23rd Oct 2009 08:36 AM
Sridhar Babu calls for stringent action against  fake recruiting  agents
Sridhar Babu calls for stringent action against fake recruiting agents

Hyderabad,Oct 23: Minister for Higher Education and NRI Affairs in Andhra Pradesh, D Sridhar Babu  on Friday  appealed  to Union  External Affairs Minister and Overseas Ministry to adopt stringent rules and regulations to check  fake recruiting agents.Speaking  at the   inaugural  function of  opening  a  new office of Protector of Immigrants in Hyderabad,  the  minister  said that the  state government  is coming up with   several measures to protect the interests of the Telugu people working abroad and  hold a check on the bogus recruiting agents and middlemen, who are playing  with the  lives  of innocent  people.

Referring to the Telugus   who  are in dire need of financial needs after ending  up  in the  hands  of  fake  recruiting  agents, the  government is holding consultations  with  the  Insurance  companies as it proposed to insure all skilled and semi-skilled workers going  abroad. The insurance will also cover  the aspects  like  bringing back  the  dead bodies of those  who lose their  lives  while  working  abroad.Elaborating on the  welfare schemes,Sridhar Babu said the  Government  is  planning  to  start a welfare fund  to the  Telugus working  in  various parts of  the  world. To  this cause the Government  is holding   consultations  with other Telugu associations in  foreign  countries and  also  the prominent  Telugus in other countries.

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