ISHAN JUNEJA (CP-0612) ARJUN PATEL (CP-0912

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Nature of Welfare
• Welfare means fairing or doing well. • It is a comprehensive term, and refers to the physical, mental, moral and emotional well being of an individual. • Labour welfare, also referred to as betterment work for employees, relates to taking care of the well being of workers by employers, trade unions and govt. & non govt. agencies. • Labour welfare has two aspects: • Negative: Counteracting the baneful effects of the large-scale industrial system of production. • Positive: Provision of opportunities for the worker and his/her family for a good life.
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Merits & Demerits of Welfare Measures

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Types of Welfare Activities
Meaning of labour welfare may be made more clear by listing the activities and facilities which are referred to as welfare measures. 1. Welfare measures inside the work place. 2. Welfare measures outside the work place.

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Welfare Measures inside the work place
i. Conditions of the work environment. ii. Conveniences. iii. Workers' Health Services. iv. Women & Child Welfare. v. Workers’ Recreation. vi. Employment follow up. vii. Economic Services. viii. Labour management participation. ix. Workers’ Education.

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Welfare Measures outside the work place
i. Housing: bachelors’ quarters; family residences. ii. Water, sanitation, waste disposal. iii. Roads, lighting, parks, recreation, playgrounds. iv. Schools: nursery, primary, secondary & high school. v. Markets, co-operatives. vi. Bank. vii. Transport. viii. Communication: post, telegraph, telephone. ix. Health & Medical services. x. Recreation xi. Watch & Ward: security. xii. Community leadership development: council of elders etc.
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Intra-mural Facilities
Intra-mural activities consist of facilities provided within the factories and include medical facilities, compensation for accidents, provision of crèches & canteens, supply of drinking water, washing and bathing facilities, provision of safety measures, activities relating to improving conditions of employment.

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Extra-mural Facilities
They cover the services & facilities provided outside the factory such as housing accommodation, indoor & outdoor recreational facilities, amusement and sports, educational facilities for adults & children.

Welfare Activities by Government Laws made by govt. of India for welfare of employers, like:Factories Act-1948, the Mining Act-1952, the Plantation Labour Act-1951 etc., some welfare funds constituted for the benefit of the employees.

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Welfare Activities by the Trade unions Labour unions have contributed their share for the betterment of the employees. Ex:- Textile Association of Ahmedabad & The Railwaymen’s Union. Some welfare activities of Textile Labour Association:• 25 cultural & social centers. • Schools for workers children. • Dispensaries and maternity homes. • Co-operative bank. • Training programmes. • A bi-weekly, the Mazdoor Sandesh.

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Welfare work by Voluntary Agencies • Many voluntary social-service have been doing useful labour-welfare work. Ex:• Bombay social service league, the seva sadan society, the maternity. • They cover night schools, libraries & lectures, promotion of public health.

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Non Statutory Benefits

Voluntary Benefits
○ Loans for House Building ○ Education of Children ○ Leave Travel Concession ○ Fair price Shops ○ Other Loans and Facilities…

LABOUR WELFARE EMPLOYEE WELFARE SOCIAL WELFARE

ADMINISTRATION OF WELFARE FACILITIES
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Welfare Policies Organization of welfare Assessment of Effectiveness

Welfare Facilities at ITI, Banglore

CARE:
 Medical Facilities  Township  Transport  Uniforms
 Compulsory Medical Examination

 Welfare Funds
 Educational Schemes  Canteen

 Vitaminised Milk  Safety

Welfare Facilities at ITI, Banglore

TERMINAL BENEFITS:
 Employees’ Provident Fund  Gratuity Scheme

 Group Insurance Scheme
 Death and superannuation Scheme

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MARRIOTT HOTEL INDIA (Mumbai)
Every Employee is known as an Associate.  Annual Training Budget of $750 per employee, per year.  14 major training camps per year.  Six Holidays per year.  On-line Associate Opinion Survey, every year, to know if employees are happy with their Bosses.  Associate Appreciation party.

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