Ministry of Labour, Indian Ministries - Informative & researched article on Ministry of Labour, Indian Ministries
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesIndian Administration

 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
History of India|Indian Temples|Indian Museums|Indian Literature|Geography of India|Flora & Fauna|Indian Purans|Indian Philosophy|Indian Administration|Indian Languages|Education
Home > Reference > Indian Administration > Government of India > Indian Ministries > Ministry of Labour
Ministry of Labour, Indian Ministries
Ministry of Labour looks to the implementation and smooth running of all labour related issues and the monitoring of industrial relations.
 Ministry of Labour is responsible for the formulation and implementation of labour policies and monitoring industrial relations. As regards its functions it is responsible for labour policy and legislation; safety, health and welfare of labour; social security of labour; policy relating to special target groups such as women and child labour; workers' education; labour and employment statistics; emigration of labour for employment abroad; employment services and vocational training; administration of central labour and employment services; international co-operation in labour and employment matters. Maintenance of industrial relations and the resolution of any disputes arising therein also comprise an important part of the responsibilities of the Ministry of Labour. The Ministry has to see to the enforcement of labour laws in the Central sphere as well as the adjudication of industrial disputes through Central Government Industrial tribunals cum Labour Courts and National Industrial Tribunals.

Organisation of Ministry of Labour
The Main Secretariat of the Ministry of Labour deals with a number of subjects. Items falling within its purview include the Social Security Division, Industrial Relations, Child and Women Labour, Economic and Statistics Division, International Labour Affairs and Labour Conference. The Attached Offices comprise the Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central), New Delhi, the Directorate General, Employment and Training, New Delhi, the Labour Bureau at Shimla and the Directorate General, Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes at Mumbai. The sub-ordinate offices include the Directorate General, Mines Safety, Dhanbad and the Office of the Welfare Commissioner, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Karma (Bihar) and Nagpur. The Adjudicating Bodies are the Central Government Industrial Tribunal-cum-Labour Court No.1 Dhanbad (Bihar) and Mumbai and at Asansol, Kolkata, Jabalpur, New Delhi, Chandigarh, Kanpur and Bengaluru and the Board of Arbitration (JCM) is at New Delhi. Among the autonomous organisations falling within the Ministry are the Employees' State Insurance Corporation, New Delhi; the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, New Delhi; the V.V.Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, (Uttar Pradesh) and the Central Board for Workers' Education, Nagpur. The divisions within the Ministry are the following- Child Labour; Women Labour; Labour Welfare; Internal Work Study Unit; Labour Conference (LC); International Labour Affairs; Wage Board; Wage Cell; Planning; Industrial Relations; Chief Labour Commissioner; Economic and Statistical Analysis; Principal Accounts Office Statement of Expenditure and Receipts; Grant in Aid to States; Detailed Demand for Grants and Outcome Budget and Social Security.

(Last Updated on : 10/12/2010)
More Articles in Indian Ministries  (33)
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Administration
Murli Deora
Murli Deora was an Indian politician and a well known face in Congress Party. He belonged to the Indian National Congress. He was Union Minister of Corporate Affairs.
National Bravery Awards
National Bravery Awards for children are among the most esteemed civil awards given to children of the country for the acts of bravery.
Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award in India and is given for the highest degree of service to the nation. The award was established by the India’s first President Rajendra Prasad.
Hindi Language Newspapers
Hindi Language Newspapers contributed significantly in the freedom struggle of the country. The origin of Hindi Language Newspapers can be traced back to India’s struggle for independence when it helped in awakening the masses.
Arun Jaitley
Arun Jaitley, a man of hard work and position, is now serving as a Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs and Minister of Information and Broadcasting of India.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum on Indian Administration
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Reference
Ministry of Labour, Indian Ministries - Informative & researched article on Ministry of Labour, Indian Ministries
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.