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NEWS IMPULSE -NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL| 8 FEBRUARY

<p><strong>Syllabus section: Polity</strong></p>

<p><strong>Why in News?</strong><br />
The Ministry of Labour &amp; Employment has appointed Shri S.N. Subrahmanyan, CEO and Managing Director, L&amp;T Ltd, as the Chairman of the National Safety Council for three years.</p>

<p><strong>About:</strong><br />
&bull; National Safety Council is a non-profit, self-financing apex body at the national level in India.<br />
&bull; Objective: To generate, develop and sustain a voluntary movement on Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) at the national level.<br />
&bull; It is an autonomous body.&nbsp;<br />
&bull; It was Set up by the Ministry of Labour and Employment in 1965.<br />
&bull; It was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and subsequently, as a Public Trust under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.</p>

<p><strong>Source: Economic times</strong><br />
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