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Labour & Rehabilitation Department

Kerala Labour & Rehabilitation Department

Labour Department is instrumental in maintaining cordial industrial relations and and to enforce various labour laws.The department was formed on 26th ;January 1946 and functioning under ministry of Labour and Rehabilitation, Government of Kerala.. There are a number of welfare schemes for different sections of workers. A number of welfare fund boards also function under this department. In Industrial disputes the department is the instrument for conciliation and conflict resolution between the labour and management.In Kerala,formation of the Labour department was initiated by Diwan SirC.P.Ramaswamy Iyer.The labour department was functioning as part of the Industrial Department till then. H H Maharaja, Sri Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma accorded sanction to create the post of the Labour Commissioner as per the letter No.154 dated 26.01.1946.From this date the Labour Department started functioning as an independent department.he Labour Department is aimed at providing decent working conditions and improved quality of life to the workers and at ensuring harmonious industrial relations. The department has played a vital role in ensuring social security to the people of Kerala.

Labour & Rehabilitation Department Organization:

The Honorable Minister for Labour is assisted by the Secretary to Government, Labour and Rehabilitation Department in the Government Secretariat, 4 Joint Secretaries, 4 Under Secretaries, Section Officers, Assistants and other ancillary staff.The Government of Kerala, under the chairmanship of Labour commissioner, for maintaining industrial peace and harmony, constitutes the Industrial Relations committees.

Notable Function of Labour & Rehabilitation Department :

  • Matters relating to Industrial Disputes coming under Industrial Dispute Act 1947.
  • Papers relating to Kerala Toddy Workers welfare Fund Board.
  • Administration Reports of Industrial Training Department and related ;Instruction Centers (R. I. Centers).
  • Establishment papers of Labour Department and staff of Labour department ;working in Industrial Tribunals and Labour Courts.
  • Consolidation work other than L.A. Interpretations, assurance, Subject ;Committees etc.
  • Inter-State migrant worker’s labour and service conditions.
  • Establishment papers of Insurance Medical Services Department.
  • Extension and implementation of ESI Schemes to new areas and categories.
  • Registration seniority and Employment Assistance.
  • Papers relating to rent, telephone and vehicles of the Employment ;Department.
  • Staff conference and consolidation of monthly business statements.
  • Civil suits and other papers relating to evacuee properties.
  • Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Cess Act.
  • Kerala Automobile Workshop Welfare Fund Scheme.
  • Die-in-harness papers of IMS Department.
  • All papers that want of State Government sanction/advice/clarification ;etc. by the management of Rehabilitation Plantations Ltd. to be placed ;before the Legislative Secretariat

Department Section:

S.NO Department Section Phone No
1 Labour (A) Department 0471-2518556
2 Labour (B) Department 0471-2518409
3 Labour (C) Department 0471-2517168
4 Labour (D) Department 0471-2518097
5 Labour (E) Department 0471-2518998
6 Labour (F) Department 0471-2517142
7 Labour (G) Department 0471-2518995
8 Labour (H) Department 0471-2518884
9 Labour (J) Department 0471-2518494
10 Labour (R) Department 0471-2517166
11 Labour (S) Department 0471-2518184
12 Labour (PS) Department 0471-2518349

Kerala Labour & Rehabilitation Department Important Contact Details:

Shri. Shibu Baby John Minister for Labour & Rehabilitation

Room No: 129
1st Floor, North Block
Secretariat
Thiruvananthapuram
Phone : 0471-2333460
Mob : 9496455500 , 9447061603
Fax : 0471-2333460
E-MAIL: minister-labour@kerala.gov.in

Dr. Nivedita P. Haran

P & ARD (Administrative Reforms & Training)
Labour and Rehabilitation Department
Director, IMG
Ph-0471-2333174, 2518455
Fax: 0471-2333174
Mob: 9447132755

Shri.A .P .M Muhammed Haneesh Secretary

Tel: 0471-2518398

Labour & Rehabilitation Department

Office Address:
First floor South Block
Secretariat Building,Statue
Thiruvananthapuram
Official Website:www.labour.kerala.gov.in

Related Website of Labour & Rehabilitation Department:

S.NO Name of Website Link
1 Labour and Rehabilitation Department www.labour.kerala.gov.in
2 State Resource Center Kerala www.src.kerala.gov.in

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  1. A R jithendran Says:

    please publish the govt order regarding the raising of ALP ANNUAL INCOME LIMIT TO 100000

  2. A R jithendran Says:

    please publish the govt order regarding the raising of ANNUAL INCOME LIMIT OF ALP TO 100000 RUPEES.

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