The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge has informed the Rajya Sabha that the Government has already taken notice of the reports in some sections of media.
In order to safeguard the interests of job-seekers, Ministry of Labour & Employment issued guidelines on 30.10.2003 to the State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations to consider regulation of the functioning of Private Placement Agencies(including those who provide maids), as per local needs. A Tripartite Committee has also been constituted on 31.10.2011 to examine the issue pertaining to private placement agencies & publishing of eye catching/ misleading advertisements for various kinds of job opportunities.
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