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Department of Labour Department of Labour

1.  Name of the Administrative Department: Labour Department, Punjab

2.  Minister In charge:

Name e-mail Telephone Nos. Photograph
Office Residence Mobile
Capt. Amarinder Singh
Chief Minister Punjab
cmo
@punjab.gov.in
0172-2740325,
2740769,
2743463
0172-2741458,
2741322
-

 

3.  Additional Chief Secretary / Financial Commissioner / Principal Secretary / Secretary of Administrative Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Sanjay Kumar IAS
Principal Secretary
psl@punjab.gov.in 0172-2740897 - -

 

4. Head of Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Tejinder Singh Dhaliwal IAS
Labour Commissioner Punjab
tsdhaliwal59
@gmail.com
0172-2704847 - -

 

5.  Business Rules of the department:

The Primary duties of the department are-

1. Enforcement of labour law.

2. Maintenance of Industrial peace.

3. To ensure safety, health and welfare of workers.

 

6.  Services provided by Deaprtment:

i) Registration of Factories under the Factories Act, 1948. The Deputy Director of Factories & Assistant Director of Factories ensures that the occupiers of factories take necessary safety measures so that health and safety of workers can be protected.

ii) Registration of Shops & Commercial Establishments Act under the Punjab Shops & Commercial Establishments Act, 1958. Notified cities/ towns under the Act to regulate the working hours of the establishments and enforce weekly off day and ensuring health and safety of employees.

iii) Registration of the employers under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 licensing of contractors under the Act to regulate the working conditions of contract labour and abolition of contract labour in certain cases.

iv) Registration of employers and licensing of contractors under the Inter State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment & Conditions of Service) Act, 1979 to regulate the conditions of employment of migrant workers.

v) Registration of Motor Transport under the Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961.

vi) Registration of employers and licensing of contractors under the Building & Other Constructions Workers (Regulation of Employment & Conditions of Service) Act, 1996.

vii) Registration of trade unions under the Trade Union Act, 1926.

viii) Certification of standing orders under the Industrial Employment Standing Orders Act, 1946.

ix) Fixation/ Revision of minimum wages under Minimum Wages Act, 1948.

x) Grants permission for layoff/retrenchment of workers in industrial establishments employing hundred or more workers.

xi) Grants permission for closure of industrial establishments employing hundred or more workers.

xii) Appellate authority under the Payment of Gratuity Act 1972.

 

7.  Names of Board / Corporations / Commissions / Societies working under the control of the Administrative Department along with information of their Heads as under:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office
Sh. Tejinder Singh Dhaliwal IAS
Secretary-cum-Chief Execuitve
Officer of the Punjab Building
and Other Construction Workers
Welfare Board
tsdhaliwal59
@gmail.com
0172-2704847 bocw.punjab.gov.in
Sh. Tejinder Singh Dhaliwal IAS
Welfare Commissioner of
Punjab Labour Welfare Board
    pblabour.gov.in

 

For detailed information:

Department's Website: pblabour.gov.in