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Making India A Better Workplace For All

NEW BEGINNINGS AND LONG-TERM THINKING

Work is a celebration only when both partners – the worker and industry – thoroughly benefit from it.

The Ministry of Labor & Employment evolves new initiatives that safeguard the interests of workers in India’s organized and unorganized sectors while creating a positive environment for employers. Besides promoting the welfare of workers by implementing relevant laws, policies, programmers, schemes and social security projects, the Ministry imparts vocational training to youth and unskilled labor force to improve their job profile and prospects. The Ministry also provides employment services.

ATTACHED AND SUBORDINATE OFFICES AND AUTONOMOUS ORGANIZATIONS UNDER THE

MINISTRY AND THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES

 DGET – DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING

 CLC(C) – CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER (CENTRAL)

 DGFASLI – DIRECTORATE GENERAL, FACTORY ADVICE SERVICE AND LABOUR INSTITUTES

LABOUR BUREAU

 DGMS – DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF MINES SAFETY

 DGLW – DIRECTOR GENERAL LABOUR WELFARE (WELFARE COMMISSIONERS)

 ESIC – EMPLOYEES’ STATE INSURANCE CORPORATION

 EPFO – EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION

 VVGNLI – V.V. GIRI NATIONAL LABOUR INSTITUTE

 CBWE – CENTRAL BOARD FOR WORKERS EDUCATION

The apex organization for development and coordination of programmers relating to Vocational Training and Employment Services at the National level.

Also known as Central Industrial Relations Machinery, CLC maintains harmonious industrial relations, mainly in the Central Government domain.

An advisory body to assist the Ministry in formulating national policies on occupational safety and health in factories, docks and other workplaces.

For collation, collection and publication of labor statistics and evaluation of various labor enactments, besides being the source of important economic indicators.

The Regulatory Agency for safety in mines and oil fields with the mission to improve safety and health standards, practices and performance.

Administers various labor laws for the welfare of unorganized workers, and schemes relating to Health, Education, Housing, etc.

A multidimensional social security system tailored to provide socio-economic protection to workers and their dependants in the organized sector.

The institution of contributory provident fund, pension scheme and insurance scheme for the organized sector workforce.

A premier national institution involved in research, training, education, publication and consultancy on labor-related issues.

CBWE works on schemes for Workers’ Education and aims at increasing awareness of the workforce for effective participation in the country’s socio-economic development.

MAJOR NEWS AND NEW INITIATIVES

Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay

Shramev Jayate Karyakram

e-Kranti

EFFORTS TO ENSURE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION

On this occasion, the Hon’ble Prime Minister dedicated the: (1) Shram Suvidha Portal (2) Labour Inspection Scheme and (3) Portability of Provident Fund Account through Universal Account Number (UAN) as the Ministry’s three major initiatives on the ‘Minimum Government, Maximum Governance’ pledge via effective use of technology.

ATTRACTING YOUTH TO HONE THEIR TALENT Developing a proper work ethic is an initiative India is looking forward to in every way because the youth are eagerly waiting – willing and capable, if only they are led in the right direction.

The Prime Minister said: “We must see labour issues through the eyes of workers.” A compassionate approach will ensure that the ‘Shram Yogi’ becomes a ‘Rashtra Yogi’ and ‘Rashtra Nirmata’. Shramev Jayate initiatives will boost confidence and build the skills of youth, while making it easier to do business.

APPRECIATION TO ENCOURAGE EXCELLENCE On this occasion, the ‘Apprentice Protsahan Yojana’ was launched, providing 50% support towards payment of stipend with a focus on MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) in the manufacturing sector.

e-KRANTI

The main objective of e-Kranti is to accelerate e-governance across India and achieve, in the words of the Hon’ble Prime Minister: Minimum Government, Maximum Governance.

SHRAM SUVIDHA PORTAL

The Ministry of Labour & Employment has developed a unified Web Portal –’Shram Suvidha’– catering to four major organizations under its aegis: Office of Chief Labour Commissioner (Central); Directorate General of Mines Safety; Employees’ Provident Fund Organization; and Employees’ State Insurance Corporation.

The portal’s main features are:

  1. Unique Labour Identification Number (LIN) allotted to Units facilitating online registration.
  • Filing of self-certified, simplified Single Online Return by industry. Units will only file a single consolidated Online Return, instead of separate Returns. Amendments to 10 Rules already undertaken.
  • Transparent Labour Inspection Scheme via computerized system as per risk-based criteria, instead of arbitrary inspections based on discretion, and uploading of Inspection Reports within 72 hours by Labour Inspectors.

For more details visit: www.efilelabourreturn.gov.in

e = EFFICIENT INSPECTIONS

Transparent Central Labour Inspection Scheme for random selection of

units for inspection

  • Computerized list of inspections to be generated randomly as per risk-based objective criteria.
  • Serious matters to be covered under mandatory inspection list.
  • Complaints-based inspections to be determined centrally after examination of data and evidence.
  • Mandatory uploading of Inspection Reports within 72 hours.
  • Since the Labour Inspection Scheme’s launch, 21,552 inspections generated as on 01 January 2015; of these, 18,149 are already uploaded.
  • Ten States have indicated interest in joining ‘Shram Suvidha’.

e= EASIER SOCIAL SECURITY

Portability through Universal Account Number (UAN) for Employees’

Provident Fund

  • Digitization of database of EPF subscribers and allotment of UAN to each member.
  • UAN will be linked with Bank Account, Aadhar Card and other KYC (Know Your Customer) details to promote financial inclusion.
  • Employees’ EPF amount on settlement is informed via SMS. Employees can view their updated status online.
  • Direct access to EPF accounts; will enable members to access and consolidate previous accounts. Online pensioners can view their account and disbursement details online.
  • For more details visit: www.uanmembers.epfoservices.in

e = EFFICIENT HEALTH AND INSURANCE

Faster medical care and cash benefits in contingencies for organized sector workers.

  • Project ‘Panchdeep’
  • Employer Portal under ‘Panchdeep’
  • IP Portal under ‘Panchdeep’
  • Pehchan Card for IP
  • e-Biz Platform
  • For more details visit: www.esic.nic.in or www.esic.in

e = EXPERTISE IN TRAINING

National  Council  for  Vocational  Training-Management  Information

System (NCVT-MIS) Portal

  • The Ministry of Labour and Employment has developed NCVT-MIS portal to streamline the functioning of ITIs, Central Institutes, Apprenticeship Scheme and assessment/certification of all NCVT training courses.
  • For more details log on to www.ncvtmis.gov.in

Skill Development Initiative Portal

•     D G E T ‘ s S k i l l D e v e l o p m e n t I n i t i a t i v e ( S D I ) P o r t a l (https://www.sdi.gov.in) has been upgraded to make it more user-friendly, and ensure timely execution of activities. New features, namely biometric attendance of trainees, placement tracking, etc. are being added.

  • For more details log on to www.sdi.gov.in

National Career Service (initiative in progress)

  • The NCS will be supported by a national portal with Call Centre/Helpdesk and a network of delivery channels. The NCS portal is slated to be launched

by 31 March 2015.

e = EXTRA REACH FOR UNORGANIZED WORKERS

Unorganized Workers’ Identity Card (initiative in progress)

  • Identification and registration of unorganized workers by State Governments as per Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, 2008 leading to creation of unorganized workers’ database.
  • Portable Smart Card to unorganized workers linked to Aadhar and bank account numbers to be issued by States in 2015-16.
  • All Social Security Schemes for unorganized workers to be linked to a single platform.
  • Holistic monitoring of schemes to ascertain access to and quality of services for unorganized workers.

Stakeholders

  • The Ministry of Labour & Employment promotes an enabling environment for the country’s inclusive growth, where the gains of both labor and industry coincide. Each independent stakeholder benefits greatly from the new initiatives introduced by the Ministry and should be aware of them.

Ministry of Labour & Employment

Working for the growth of

Organized Workers

  • Every worker helps build the nation and deserves what the nation gives back. The Ministry of Labour and Employment reaches out to organized sector workers with benefits and welfare schemes, but lack of awareness slows implementation. As a worker there is a lot you must know.

Provident Fund Benefits

  • All organized sector workers earning up to Rs15,000/- per month must be enrolled under Employees’ Provident Fund, Employees’ Pension Scheme and Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme
  1. Freedom to check PF online
  2. Portability via Universal Account Number (UAN) for Employees’ Provident Fund
  3. Transfers after Job Change made easy
  4. Members’ Minimum Pension introduced
  5. More Insurance for PF Members
  6. Speedy Claims Settlement
  7. Grievances Addressed
  8. For more details visit: www.epfindia.com

Health & Insurance Benefits

  • Insurance cover under ESI Act for organized sector workers earning up to Rs15,000/- per month.
  • The employee has to contribute 1.75 percent of their wages for getting benefits under ESI Scheme.

Fast and Efficient Services

  • Project ‘Panchdeep’
  • IP Portal under ‘Panchdeep’
  • Pehchan Card for IP
  • For more details visit: www.esic.nic.in or www.esic.in

Employment-led Vocational

Skills Training

Skill Development Initiative (SDI) Scheme

  • Upgrade your skills or learn new skills
  • Training on 558 modules in 69 sectors via a network of Vocational Training Providers (VTPs) in each State
  • For more details visit: www.sdi.gov.in or www.dget.gov.in

Health and Safety Measures

  • The Directorate General, Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI) takes care of the workers’ safety by ensuring safe design of plant and equipment, provision of information, instruction, training and supervision, monitoring of workplace, first aid, lighting, ventilation and noise protection.

Initiatives for safety and health of workers

  • Training programmes, workshops and seminars for Inspectors of Factories, Senior Managers, Safety Officers, Factory Medical Officers, Supervisors, Trade Union Officials and Safety Committee Members of Industry.

Courses for Manufacturing and Port Sectors

  • One year ‘Advance/Post Diploma Course in Industrial Safety’ for appointment as Safety Officers.
  • Three months’ ‘Associate Fellow of Industrial Health’ (AFIH) Certificate Course for Factory Medical Officers.
  • One Month Certificate Course for supervisors in hazardous process industry under the Factories Act, 1948.
  • The DGFASLI website www.dgfasli.nic.in is a source of immense information on various safety and health-related matters.

Initiatives for Safety & Health in Mines

  • Amendment proposal for Oil Mine Regulations, 1984 prepared and circulated to stakeholders.

The Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) website www.dgms.net is a source of rich information on various safety and health-related matters on mines.

Ministry of Labour & Employment

Unorganized Workers’ Identity Card (initiative in progress)

  • What is this ID card?
  1. The unorganized workers’ identity card will be a Smart Card linked to your Aadhar and Bank Account Number.
  • What does it do?
  1. The ID card will register all workers so you can be easily identified in order to benefit from Government schemes.

Q:   Why is it important for you?

  1. This single card will bring all Government schemes automatically to you and act as your identity card in case of complaints or suggestions.

Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)

  • What is RSBY?
  1. A Smart Card-based cashless health insurance cover of Rs30,000/- per year.

Q:   Who is it for?

  1. For persons with a family of up to five people, falling under BPL (Below Poverty Line) or another category of unorganized workers.

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Unorganized Workers

Q:   If it is cashless insurance, who pays for it?

A:   Both the Government of India and the State Government.

Q:   How does one register?

  1. Your family pays Rs30 per year for registering under RSBY and also for renewal. More details on www.rsby.gov.in

Welfare Funds

Q:   Who will benefit from these funds?

A:   Welfare  Funds  for  1 .  Beedi  Workers  2 .  Cine  Workers

3. Iron/Manganese/Chrome Ore Workers  4. Mine Workers  5. Limestone

and Dolomite Workers.

Q:   What benefits are covered by these funds?

  1. Various schemes relating to health, housing and education are run by the Government for the benefit of unorganized workers.

Q:   Where to avail healthcare benefits?

  1. Healthcare for Beedi and Mine Workers and dependent family members through hospitals and dispensaries of the Labour Welfare Organization (LWO) as well as specialist treatment for major illness at recognized private hospitals.
  • Who benefits from the housing scheme?
  1. These include Revised Integrated Housing Scheme for Beedi Workers 2007 (RIHS), Type I and Type II Housing Scheme for Iron/Manganese and Chrome Ore/Mica/Limestone and

Dolomite Mine Workers by LWO .

  • For more details, visit: http://labour.nic.in/content/ dglw/welcome.html

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Unorganized Workers

Q:   What is the benefit in education scheme?

  1. Financial help from Rs250/- to Rs15,000/-:
  • For Class IV to professional degree courses.
  • For family members of Beedi/Cine/Mine Workers.

Q:   Who qualifies under the education scheme?

  1. Students whose family income is below Rs10,000/- per month, in case of Beedi Workers (no wage ceiling for Mine Workers) and students who have passed the last qualifying exam.

For more details, visit: http://labour.nic.in/content/dglw/welcome.html

Three Vocational Training Schemes

For better jobs and wages

If you are a construction worker: Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Scheme

  • You become a certified trained worker (National Council for Vocational Training – NCVT certification on successful completion)
  • Possibility of better wages

Skill Development Initiative (SDI) Scheme

  • Upgrade your skills or learn new skills
  • Training on 558 modules in 69 sectors

If you are a skilled worker: courses in second shift at ITIs

  • Convenient evening classes after work
  • To locate the closest ITI visit: www.sdi.gov.in

Ministry of Labour & Employment

Making ‘Make in India’ simpler for

Industry

  • At the ‘Make in India’ launch, the Hon’ble Prime Minister asserted that employment opportunities must be created and manufacturing increased while ensuring the benefits reached the nation’s youth.

SHRAM SUVIDHA PORTAL

The portal’s main features are:

  1. Unique Labour Identification Number (LIN) allotted to Units facilitating online registration.
  2. For more details visit: www.efilelabourreturn.gov.in

Vocational Training to Upgrade WorkforceFLEXI MoUs

For detailed policy guidelines, please visit: les/MoU%2029_7_2014.pdf

  • Upgrading to MODEL ITIs:
  • APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING
  • NATIONAL CAREER SERVICE

Streamlined Social Security

  • Establishments now enabled to register online for EPF registration number (EPF 1. Code number) through online registration of establishments’ portal. Registration form available at: http://epfindia.gov.in/sites/ pdf/registration.pdf. Streamlined Social Security

For more details visit: www.epfindia.com

Steps for Workers’ Welfare

  • The ESI Act, 1948 applies to factories (except seasonal factories) employing 10 or more persons. Most State Governments have extended the provisions of applicability of the ESI Act

Happy Employees, Happy Employer

  • The main benefits under ESI Scheme are Sickness Benefit, Disablement Benefit, Dependants’ Benefit, Maternity Benefit and Medical Benefit

Fast and efficient services

  • Project ‘Panchdeep’
  • Employer Portal under ‘Panchdeep’
  • e-Biz Platform:
  • For more details visit: www.esic.nic.in or www.esic.in

Simplified procedures for Mining Industry

  • Amendment proposal for Oil Mine Regulations, 1984 prepared and circulated to stakeholders.

For more details visit: www.dgms.net

Employment Surveys in Select Sectors

Quarterly Employment Surveys are being conducted in eight sectors: textiles, leather, metals, automobiles, gems & jewellery, transport, IT/BPO, and handloom/power loom.

For more details visit: www.labourbureau.gov.in

Ministry of Labour & Employment

Taking major strides for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)

SHRAM SUVIDHA PORTAL

The portal’s main features are:

  • Unique Labour Identification Number (LIN) allotted to Units facilitating online registration.
  • Transparent Labour Inspection Scheme via computerized system as per risk-based criteria, instead of arbitrary inspections based on discretion, and uploading of Inspection Reports within 72 hours by Labour Inspectors.

Vocational Training

Schemes to create Demand-led Trained Workforce

The Apprentices Act, 1961 enacted for regulating the Apprenticeship Training Scheme to impart on-the-job training. Ministry of Labour & Employment has taken following new initiatives to support MSMEs:

Streamlined Social Security

  • Establishments now enabled to register online for EPF registration number (EPF code number) through online registration of establishments’ portal. Registration form available at: http://epfindia.gov.in/sites/pdf/ registration.pdf.
  • For more details visit: www.epfindia.com

NATIONAL CHILD LABOUR PROJECT (NCLP)

Salient Features

  • Launched in 1998, the scheme is presently sanctioned in 270 districts of 21 States and about 5,200 special training centres are operational. Approximately 2.37 lakh children are presently enrolled in these special centres.
  • Till date, more than 10 lakh children rescued from child labour have benefitted from this scheme.

Special Objectives

  • Under the scheme, survey of child labour engaged in hazardous occupations is conducted.
  • The identified children are withdrawn from these occupations and put into Special Training Centres for a maximum period of three years to enable them to enter the formal schooling system.
  • Implemented through District Projects Societies under State Governments, this scheme is fully funded by the Government of India.
  • For more details visit: www.labour.gov.in/content/division/nclp.php

The Ministry of Labour & Employment

Creating Skills and Opportunities for the YOUTH

  • Developing a proper work ethic is an initiative India is looking forward to in every way because the youth are eagerly waiting – willing and capable, if only they are led in the right direction.

Training and Employment for the Youth

Opportunities are available for the youth to acquire skills through Skill Development Initiative (SDI) Scheme and Apprenticeship Training Scheme (ATS) to make them employable.

Apprenticeship Training Scheme

  • There are 259 trades for apprenticeship training.
  • Presently, there are 28,500 establishments for apprenticeship training.
  • Candidates need to be above 14 years and meet minimum education qualifications and physical standards. Details of the trades, qualification and physical standards are available at: http://www.dget.gov.in

Skill Development Initiative (SDI) Scheme

  • Choose a skill area as per one’s interest from 558 modules available in 69 sectors.
  • Training is imparted through a network of 10,100 Vocational Training Providers (VTPs) located in different States.

Youth

  • Training programmes are of short-term (less than one year) duration.
  • To avail the benefits, please contact State Missions or visit: https://www.sdi.gov.in or http://www.dget.gov.in.

National Career Service

The Ministry is implementing the National Career Service (NCS) Project, which envisages a national portal with the following employment and counseling-related services:

  1. Online registration for job seekers and employers
  1. Search for jobs based on preferences
  1. Career Counseling, including interest and aptitude assessment
  1. Information on training and skilling institutions
  • Job alerts on registered mobile number/email ID
  • Market trends
  • Call centre in multiple languages

National Brand Ambassadors of Vocational Training 2014

  • The Ministry of Labour & Employment has been working for several decades to develop skilled human resources for labour markets in India and abroad.
  • http://dget.nic. in/content/innerpage/national – brand – ambassadors-of-vocational-training-2014.php and http://labour.gov.in/content/whatsnews/national-brand-ambassadors-of-vocational-training-2014.php





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