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Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
08-December-2010 14:02 IST
Violation of Labour Laws in Mines/Industries

           

            The number of labourers working on contract basis in the Central Sphere in the country during 2009-2010 is 13,73,430 for whom licence have been obtained. State-wise details are as under:

 

Sl. No.

States

Number  of the contract labour covered by licences.

Year- 2009-10

1.

Andhra Pradesh

64,794

2.

Assam

39,979

3.

Bihar

1,19,830

4.

Chandigarh

1,25,417

5.

Chattisgarh

59,548

6.

Gujarat

1,68,646

7.

Jharkhand

32,577

8.

Karnataka

53,990

9.

Kerala

26,867

10.

Maharashtra

1,16,190

11.

Madhya Pradesh

25,950

12.

New Delhi

72,921

13.

Orrissa

52,948

14

Rajasthan

55,504

15.

Tamil Nadu

2,50,562

16

Uttar Pradesh

61, 801

17

West Bengal

45,906

 

Total

13,73,430

 

The details in respect of inspections conducted and prosecution launched for violation of various labour laws which are enforced by Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) Organization for contract workers are as under:

CONTRACT LABOUR (REGULATION & ABOLITION) ACT, 1970

   Sl. No.

     Particulars

    2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

1.

No. of Inspections conducted

6843

6925

9428

2..

No. of Prosecutions

3675

3573

5181

  MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948

   Sl. No.

     Particulars

    2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

1.

No. of Inspections conducted

14039

15671

14720

2..

No. of Prosecutions

5716

4631

4382

EQUAL REMUNERATION ACT, 1976

   Sl. No.

     Particulars

    2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

1.

No. of Inspections conducted

3654

3791

3340

2..

No. of Prosecutions

664

800

685

 

BUILDING AND OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORKERS ACT, 1996

   Sl. No.

     Particulars

    2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

1.

No. of Inspections conducted

2456

2456

2031*

2..

No of Prosecutions

2234

2031

1788*

 

            The Minister of State for Labour and Employment Shri Harish Rawat  gave this information in reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

YSK: PM