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CIRM Enforces Contract Labour Act 1970

New Delhi (ABC Live):Contract Labour Act 1970 :Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM) enforces various labour laws including the Contract Labour 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 Act 1970 during the last three years is as under:

Year 2013-14 2014-  15 2015-16
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

B/f

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
Cancelled/

revoked

Expired Total
(a) (b) (a+b)
2013-14 36790 14710 18 10299 10317 41183 1967747
2014-15 41183 14371 66 11666 11732 43822 1903170
2015-16 43822 16255 175 10877 11052 49025 2092673

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.

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