About Department

The Department of Labour seeks to facilitate harmonious industrial relations in the state through effective enforcement of various labour laws and to protect and safeguard the interests of workers. It is also committed to create healthy work environment for higher production and to develop and coordinate vocational skill development for enhancing employability. The Government’s attention is also focused on promoting the welfare and providing social security to the labour force of both organized and unorganized sectors. These objectives are sought to be achieved through enactment and implementation of various labour laws, which regulate the terms and conditions of service and employment of workers. In Industrial disputes, the Department is the instrument for conciliation and conflict resolution between the labour and management.