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Long Pending demand approved on Monday; Indian Seafarers to get PF, gratuity and pension benefits
Team Sea and Coast | 12/01/2021
The long pending demand was approved on Monday which would furnish some four lakh Indian seafarers of all ranks working on board Indian and foreign flagged ships with provident fund, gratuity and pension benefits.
 
The Board of Trustees of the Seamens’ Provident Fund headed by Shri Amitabh Kumar, Director General of Shipping, agreed to extend the benefit of provident fund, gratuity and pension to all ranks of more than four lakh merchant navy seafarers working on both Indian and foreign flag ships, said Abdulgani Serang, general secretary-cum treasurer of the National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI), representing general purpose staff employed on ships.
 
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