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final-yearprojects.EMPLOYEE WELFARE  MEANING: Employee or labour welfare is comprehensive term including various services.co.cc . benefits and facilities offered to employee by the employer. Through such generous fringe benefits the employer makes life worth living for employees. The welfare amenities are extended in addition to normal wages and other economic rewards available to employees as per the legal provisions. www.

cc . www. Welfare measures may also provided by the government. trade unions and non-government nonagencies in addition to the employer. The basic purpose of welfare is to enrich the life of employee and keep them happy and contended. ´labour welfare work is work for improving the health.co.DEFINITION   According to Dr.final-yearprojects. parandikar. safety and general well being and the industrial efficiency of the worker beyond the minimum standard laid down by labour legislation.

Absorb the shocks injected by industrialisation and urbanisation on workers.final-yearprojects.cc . www. Promotes a sense of belonging among workers.co. preventing them for resorting to unhealthy practices like absenteeism. etc. Raises the standard of living of the workers by indirectly reducing the burden on their pocket. strikes.IMPORTANCE     Enables workers to have a richer and more satisfying life. labour turnover.

final-yearprojects.co.AGENCIES FOR WELFARE WORK Central government  State government  Employers  Trade unions  Other agencies  www.cc .

shipping act.co.  State government : government in different states and unions territories offer welfare facilities to workers. www. 1951.plantation labour act. The factories act. In Assam a statutory welfare fund is created for offering medical. 1948. educational.1948.Central government  The central government tries to extend its helping hand through various acts covering the safety .final-yearprojects. mines act.1952.cc . health and welfare of workers. and other facilities to plantation workers.

philips. sandoz. often come in the way of undertaking labour welfare work enthusiastically. LIC. BHEL . undertaken welfare activities in the interest of workers. Godrej . multiple unionism. mazdoor sabha of kanpur. Hindustan copper.like the Ahmedabad textile labour thisassociation.cc . HMT. siemens. poor finances. RCF etc.L&T.Air India. Voltas. Trade unions: the contribution of trade unions in India unions: towards labour welfare activities is not significant. There are certain exception to this.co.Employers   Enlightened employers like TISCO. Bajaj . have etc.HUL. and the indian federation of labour. www. birlas .final-yearprojects.

co. Y. seva sadan societies of Bombay women·s institute in west bengal.Other Agencies  In addition to the above social organisations such as.cc .final-yearprojects.the Bombay associal service league .M.C. etc. the working class on a voluntary basis.. also provide services to etc. Assam seva samity. www.A..

cc .Types of welfare facilities     Intramural Drinking water Creches Washing and bathing facilities Rest shelters Uniform and protective Canteens Medical aid    Exramural Housing Education facilities transportation Sports facilities Leave travel Vocational training Holiday homes Maternity benefits Social insurance            www.final-yearprojects.co.

The scheme had four main objectives: To develop strong union through trained officials and more enlightened members.co. To equip organised labour to take its place in a democratic society and discharge its social and economic functions.cc and obligations as union members and officials and as citizens. way back in 1957.final-yearprojects.EDUCATION       A scheme of workers education was envisaged on all India basis by the government of India. To develop leadership from the rank and file. . To promote among workers a greater understanding of the problem of their economic environment and their privileges www.

the central government offers loans to industrial workers for constructing houses at concessional rates.final-yearprojects.co.  www. drink.cc . immorality.  Under the industrial housing scheme 1952. crime. diseases. Good houses means possibility of home life. etc.Housing Housing is the primary need of a worker·s family in civilised life. bad houses spell squalour. happiness and health.

www.cc . 1969.co. recommended the provision of transport facilities to workers so that they can reach the workplace punctually and comfortably. Most employers have.Transportation  The committee on labour welfare. however recognised the workers· need for transport services and therefore responded favourably by providing company owned/leased vehicles to workers in major industrial centres especially in the private sector.final-yearprojects.

final-yearprojects. progressive employers both in the public and private sector consciously offered facilitation for recreation sports and cultural activites. games and competitions on weekends and Gulab jamun.cc . anniversary/ birthday gifts. dating allowances.Recreation  Though there is no statutory stipulation in this area.co. For example companies like NIIT and TISCO have appointed a chief fun officer to take care of parties and functions held on every Friday. eating sessions) www. (in addition to holiday packages.

Consumer cooperative stores: the Indian labour stores: conference in 1963 recommended the setting up of consumer cooperative stores in all industrial establishment including plantations and mines employing 300 or more workers. medical aid . leave travel concessions : most factories have first-aid facilities to firsttake care of minor injuries.cc . injuries.final-yearprojects. www.Other facilities    Canteen.co. restroom and lunchroom: canteens established inside factories generally offer food at subsidies rate. Washing facilities.

cc . Facilities for storing and drying clothes. www. The plantation labour act.co. 1948: Washing facilities to male and female workers separately.final-yearprojects.Statutory provisions        The factories act.1951: A canteen if 150 or more workers are employed Recreational facilities for workers are employed Housing facilities for every worker and his family residing in the estate.

The motor transport workers act.1961: First aid equipment in each transport vehicle Medical facilities at the operating and halting centres.1951        Shelters for taking food and rest if 50 or more workers are employed First aid boxes and first aid rooms if 150 or more workers are employed. A canteen if employing 250 or more workers.The mines act. www.cc .1961: act.final-yearprojects.co. Prescribed amount of washing allowance to the staff members.

 www. 1970 Canteen if employing 100 or more workers.co.cc .The contract labour (regulation and abolition) act.final-yearprojects.  Washing facilities  First aid boxes equipped with prescribed contents.

1948 . Duties and responsibilities of labour welfare officer : advisory Service oriented Supervisory Functional Policing www.co.Labour welfare officer        The factories act.the plantation labour act.1951 provide for the appointment of a labour welfare officer if the numbers of workers employed within a unit exceeds 500.final-yearprojects.cc mediation .1951 and the mines act.

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