Functions of Departments

FUNCTIONS OF DEPARTMENT

  • Welfare of Labour.
  • Implementation of labour laws.
  • Labour legislation.
  • Welfare of mine workers.
  • Maintenance of industrial peace and harmony in the State of AJ&K
  • Settlement of industrial disputes through the process of conciliation, arbitration and adjudication
  • Adjudication of claims of compensation and cases of non-payment of wages
  • Registration and De-registration of Trade Unions
  • Conducting of referendums for determination of Collective Bargaining Agents and supervision of election proceedings of Trade Unions
  • Enforcement of labour welfare laws on factories, shops, commercial and industrial establishments
  • Implementation of Government Policies and programs for the gradual elimination of child Labour
  • Coordination of Government efforts combating the issue of Child Labour and Bonded Labour
  • Registration and de-registration of factories, shops and commercial establishments
  • Provision of information and advisory services to the industry for improvement of safety, health and working environment of Working Conditions & Environments
  • Manpower and employment including foreign employment.
  • Implementation of weights and measures enactment.
  • Administration of:
    • Employees Social Security Institution.
    • Fixation of Minimum Wages.
  • To fix minimum wages of skilled and un-skilled workers.
  • To improve welfare conditions of Industrial and Mines Laborers.