Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM) enforces various labour laws including the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970. The country-wide network of Dy. Chief Labour Commissioners and Regional Labour Commissioners under the control of Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) is mandated to settle the complaints/claims in regard to grievances/complaints arising out of the enforcement of various labour laws. Besides, a grievance redressal mechanism exists in the States/UTs in respect of the grievances pertaining to establishments coming under the State Sphere. For effective implementation of various labour laws, regular inspections are conducted by the Officers of Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM).
The details of convictions made under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 during the last three years is as under:
|No. of Convictions||1476||890||2009|
The details in respect of cancellation of licenses under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 is as under:
|Year||No. of licensed contractor at the beginning of the year
|No. of new licenses issued||No. of licenses||No. of licensed contractor at the end of the year||No. of contract labour covered by such licenses|
This information was given by Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.