27 January 2018 Current Affairs: The Ministry of Labour & Employment announced Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for the year 2016 to be awarded to 50 workers including 3 women employees.
Shram Bhushan: 12 workers from SAIL, BHEL and TATA Steel Ltd. were selected. Shram Vir/Shram Veerangana Award: 18 workers from Naval Dockyard, Ordinance Factory, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam, TATA Steel, Hindalco Industries, Paradeep Phosphates Ltd., Brahmos Aerospace were selected. Shram Shree/Shram Devi Awards.
They were instituted in 1985 and are announced every year by Ministry of Labour and Employment.