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Welfare schemes

  • Report of the Working Group on Migration

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Welfare schemes

    The thrust of this report is to look at the architecture of laws and schemes at the federal and state levels to ensure that there are no barriers to free voluntary movement of people across the country, no restrictions on them to be fully able to take advantage of the opportunities, wherever they may be available in India.

  • Grant-In-Aid Scheme For Financial Assistance

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Welfare schemes

    The phenomenon of child labour is due to socio-economic compulsions. Government’s policy is, therefore, to prohibit child labour in hazardous employment and regulate their working conditions in other employment/occupations.

  • The Building And Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Cess Act, 1996

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Welfare schemes
    Author : Government of India

    Provides for regulating the employment and conditions of service of building and other construction workers; also provides for their safety, health and welfare measures, and other matters connected therewith.

  • Housing for All

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Welfare schemes

    Government is committed to have housing for all by 2022. One in three persons in Urban areas is a migrant.

  • Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Welfare schemes, Social security
    Author : Ministry of Labour and Employment

    The workers in the unorganized sector constitute about 93% of the total work force in the country. The Government has been implementing some social security measures for certain occupational groups but the coverage is miniscule.

  • Discussion on the Motion for consideration of the Unorganized Workers' Social Security Bill (2008)

    Category : GRs
    Subjects : Welfare schemes, Unorganised sector workers

    Further discussion on the motion for consideration of the unorganized Workers' Social Security Bill, 2008, as passed by Rajya Sabha. The Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Bill, 2008 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on 10th September, 2007.

  • Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2007

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Welfare schemes, Minority communities
    Author : Government of India

    A bill to provide for the rehabilitation and resettlement of persons affected by the acquisition of land for projects of public purpose or involuntary displacement due to any other reason, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  • The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Ammendment Bill, 2012

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Welfare schemes, Child labour, Children of migrant workers
    Author : Ministry of Labour and Employment

    A bill to further ammend the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 which was enacted to prohibit the engagement of children in all occupations and to prohibit the engagement of adolescents in hazardous occupations and processes.

  • Policy & Program for Rehabilitation of Working Children and Manual for the Implementation of National Child Labour Project

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Welfare schemes, Child labour, Children of migrant workers
    Author : Ministry of Labour and Employment

    Children are an index of nation's level of development, both societal and economic, how they are taken care and nurtured. However, there are large number of children who are left outside their legitimate place in school and playgrounds and are subjected to work and employment due to conditions of poverty and distress.

  • The Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Welfare schemes, Social security
    Author : Government of India

    An Act to provide for the Institution of Provident Funds [Pension Fund], and Deposit-Linked Insurance Fund] for Employees in Factories and other Establishments.

  • Maternity Benefit Act, 1961

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Welfare schemes
    Author : Ministry of Labour and Employment, GOI

    An Act to regulate the employment of women in certain establishment for certain period before and after child-birth and to provide for maternity benefit and certain other benefits.

  • Kerala Migrant Workers Welfare Scheme, 2011

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Welfare schemes
    Author : Government of Kerala

    Kerala Migrant Workers Welfare Scheme. {Government of Kerala].

  • All India Trade Union Congress vs Ravi Fisheries Limited and Ors

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Welfare schemes
    Author : Bomaby High Court

    The case was filed to ensure that labour welfare legislations are specifically enforced.

  • Rajan Kudumbathil vs Union of India

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Welfare schemes
    Author : High Court of Kerala

    The case highlights the problems faced by migrant labourers who come to Kerala in search of job opportunities. It is also to ensure that the protected from various offences committed aganist them.

  • No Facilities for Migrants

    Category : GRs
    Subjects : Welfare schemes
    Author : Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Govt of Maharshtra

    GR issued by Government of Maharashtra. [Government of Maharashtra].

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