Factory Inspectorate

Functions of the Department is to Implement the following Labour Laws

  • The Factories Act, 1948 and the Gujarat factories Rules, 1963
  • The Environment protection Act ,1986
  • The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1996
  • Chemical Accidents(Emergency Planning, Prepardness and Response)Rules,1996
  • The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 and Rules there under
  • The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 and rules there under
  • The Gujarat Physically Handicapped Persons (Employment in Factories) Act, 1982
  • The Gujarat payment of unemployment Allowance to workman (in factories) Act, 1981
  • The Building and Other Contraction Workers’ (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996 and Rules there under

Activities

  • To create awareness for Health & Safety amongst workers and factory management through seminars and other programs.
  • To update with the latest trend department arrange the Safety Conference every year.
  • To encourage and appreciate the workers contribution in the industry by Shram Awards
  • To facilitate implementation of various welfares schemes for Construction workers.
  • To conduct required Health & Hygiene Survey in various industrial sectors.
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