Labor Department

The Department of Labour (DOL) works to promote the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees. It strives to improve working conditions and create opportunities for profitable employment. It also works to protect retirement and healthcare benefits, help employers find workers, strengthen collective bargaining, and track changes in employment, prices and other national economic measurements. The Department also administers a variety of federal labor law.

1)  Provident Fund-Provident fund is a fund which is composed of contributions made by the employee during the time he/she worked along with an equal contribution by his employer.  PF guarantees the Employer contribution and credits interest at such rates as determined by the Central Government.  Member can withdraw from this accumulation to cater to financial exigencies in life.

2)  ESI-Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 envisaged an integrated need based social insurance scheme that would protect the interest of workers in contingencies such as sickness, maternity, temporary or permanent physical disablement, and death due to employment injury resulting in loss of wages or earning capacity. the Act also guarantees reasonably good medical care to workers and their immediate dependants.

3)   FACTORIES ACT-Applicable to all factories including government factories using power and Employing 10 or more workers and 20 without using power on any day of the preceding 12 months.  It covers all workers whether employed directly or indirectly or through by any agency, including a contractor.

4)  DISTRICT INDUSTRIES OFFICES-The concept of District Industries Center came during the year 1977, when Government of India announced the new Industrial policy on 23.12.1977. It laid special stress on the development of Small Scale, Village and Cottage Industries and indicated that the “District Industries Centre” would be the main focus agency for promotion of small scale, village and cottage industries. In each district, one agency was created to deal with all requirements of small and village industries.


 Provident Fund Rs. 1500/- Plus out of pocket expenses

 ESI Rs. 1500/- Plus out of pocket expenses

 Factories Act Rs. 1500/- Plus out of pocket expenses

 District Industries Office Rs. 1500/-Plus out of pocket expenses

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