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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Reviews 5T Charter; Directs Introduction of E-Muster Roll

Odisha Chief Minister reviewed the 5T charter on Tuesday and directed introduction of E-Muster rolls.

The Chief Minister said that the muster rolls needs to be maintained in electronic format ( E Muster roll) to prevent manipulation and ensure transparency. 

The wages will now be directly transferred  to the bank  accounts of labourers in all the works that are being executed by line departments. 
This will ensure stricter monitoring of minimum wages and timely deposit of ESI and EPF dues, the CMO said in a statement.

The first phase will be launched from October 2. In the first phase, this initiative will be implemented in projects worth more than Rs 10 crore in the departments of Works  ,Water  Resource ,Panchayati Raj and Drinking water,  Rural development and Housing and Urban  development.

The other departments have been directed to have the system in place by January 1, 2021.

The Chief Minister also emphasised on the use of robust technology in implementing this initiative along with enabling legal frame work.