KATHMANDU: A meeting of the International Relations and Labour Committee (IRLC) of the Parliament today directed the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) to halt the license renewal of the manpower agencies accused of cheating foreign employment aspirants and migrant workers through various ways untill new standards and regulations were formulated. The meeting also directed Minsitry of Labour and Employment to keep an eye on the suspicious recruitment agencies. There are many such agencies accused of fraud and fleecing people and most of them are Kathmandu-based, said police. Govinda Prasad Upadhyaya, a DoFE Legal Officer, said, "We receive around 100 complaints related to foreign employment frauds on a daily basis. We are also initiating a process to make sure the perpetrators are taken action against once the complaint is lodged." Upadhyaya also said that most of the complaints are are about victims being fleeced by the companies. R&R Job Tanker Manpower, The River Overseas, Paradise International Private Limited, Siddhartha Gautam Overseas Service, Green Star Overseas, Kapil Manpower, Capital Recruitment Service, Ekka Overseas Employment Consultant, Mithila Manpower Service, Aarakshan International and Lakky HR Solution are some of the manpower agencies whose names have come under the radar. Efforts are being made to bring the fraud manpower agencies, accused of fleecing, to book, said police.
Don't renew manpower agencies involved in fraud, govt told
Published: 05:29 pm Jun 17, 2016