The Scheme Of State Government "Shram Award"

Vide Labour and Employment notification dtaed 4-2-89 State of Gujarat has introduced a scheme to encourage and recognise innovative work done by industrial workman in the field of production, productivity , Industrial peace, presence of mind, and steps taken by the workman to save the life and limbs of fellow workers and property of the public at large , of the affected area in the event of any calamity/emergency and also any special work done for the welfare of worker. The scheme is being implemented by commissioner of Labour (Factory Wing) Ahmedabad.

Details Of Rajya Shram Award

The scheme of awards is as follows :-

  • "Rajya Shram Ratna"
  • "Rajya Shram Bhushan"
  • "Rajya Shram Vir"
  • "Rajya Shram Shri / Shram Devi."

The cash prize of the number of such awards is in a year would be as follows

Sr. No Name of State Award Cash Prize of each Award No. of Award Total cash prize
1). "Rajya Shram Ratna" Rs.25,000/- 4 Rs.1,00,000/-
2). "Rajya Shram Bhushan" Rs.15,000/- 4 Rs.60,000/-
3). "Rajya Shram Vir" Rs.10,000/- 4 Rs.40,000/-
4). "Rajya Shram Shri / Shram Devi" Rs.5,000/- 4 Rs.20,000/-
Total
16 Rs.2,20,000/-

The total number of awards in a year would be sixteen. Awards indicated at Sr.No. 1,2,& 3 will be given to selected candidates from the total no. of applications received from various types of industries, where as award indicated at Sr. No.4 is given from the applications received from Textile Industries, Engineering Industries, Chemical Industries and remaining miscellaneous types of Industries.

  • Awardees would also receive a certificate of recognition , apart from the cash prizes as above.
  • A committee headed by Labour Secretary, will scrutinize the applications and select the awareness.
  • Those applicant or management who desires to participate in this scheme may apply in prescribed form latest by 30th June to the concerned office of Inspector of Factories or Director Industrial Safety & Health, Gujarat State,Ahmedabad.

Guide Lines Of Scheme

An applicant should be workman as defined in Industrial Dispute Act 1947 & working in Industrial Establishment manufacturing activity as per section 2(k) of the Factories Act 1948. Workman solely engaged in the routine duties would not be eligible. Award will be given to workman working in Industrial Establishments who have a distinguished performance record, devotion to duty of high order, specific contribution in the filed of productivity, proven innovative abilities, presence of mind and exceptional courage action taken by workman to save life & property in the case of emergency and his/her special efforts made for welfare & achievement of Industrial peace.

RAJYA SHRAM RATNA : Being the highest awrd will go to a worker of really outstanding caliber.
RAJYA SHRAM BHUSHAN :

Will be awarded to workers who have made exceptional contribution in productivity /production and have also shown innovative abilities of high order.

RAJYA SHRAM VIR : Will be awarded to workers who have a continuos record of dedicated services and high order of productivity.
RAJYA SHRAM SHRI/SHRAM DEVI :

Will be awarded to workers who have shown exceptional zeal and enthusiasms for work and have had significant contribution towards productivity.

Selection Committee

A committee headed by Labour Secretary, will select the awardee for the above mentioned awards & after getting consent from selected applicants, they would be informed to remain present at relevant time and venue of the function to receive their award.

Members of the committee are as follows :-

1

Additional Chief Secretary, Labour and Employment Department Sachivalay, Gandhinagar

Chairman

2

Principle Secretary (Expenditure), Finance, Department, Sachivalay, Gandhinagar

Member

3

Additional Chief Secretary, Industries Mine and Energy Department, Sachivalay Gandhinagar

Member

4

Industry Commissioner, Udhyog bhavan, Gandhinagar

Member

5

Labour commissioner, Gujarat State, Gandhinagar

Member

6

Director, Employment and Training Jivaraj Mehta Bhavan, Gandhinagar

Member

7

Chief Executive Officer, Gujarat Disaster Management Authoring, Gandhinagar

Member

8

Executive Director, Gujarat Employees Organization, Vadodara

Member

9

Director, Industrial Safety & Health, Gujarat State, Ahmedabad

Secretary

1. Name & Address of Industrial Unit and type of industries e.g. Taxtile Ind. / Chemical Ind. /Engineering Ind. / remaining other type of Ind.
2. Name & Address of applicant workman :- applying for State Shram Award
(a) Present address
(b) Permanent address
3. a) Age of Workmen b) Birth date & Place of Workmen
4. Details information of duration of work
5. Type : Permanent or temporary
6. Qualification
(a) Educational
(b) Technical
7. Relations of workman with his Co-workmen
8. Detail information of distinguished work. Distinguished work should be for the year _______________ social or other work done outside factory should not be included in the distinguished work.
9. Details of any certificate or letter of recognition received from employer of the factory.

I, the undersigned workman, state on oath that above mentioned information given is true and I have not been punished for any illegal act or moral turpitude.....

Signature of Applicant

Note :
Distinguished work means :-

  • Indicate accurate statistics of increase in productivity or production e.g. approximate value due to increase in production of 50 Ton due to distinguished work done.
  • Indicate accurate statistical information i.e. No. of workers benefited in case of distinguished work done for industrial peace.
  • Details of approximate persons effected due to presence of mind applied & steps taken in the event of any calamity /emergency.

Prime Minister's Shram Awards - The Scheme

Scope

The awards will be presented to the workmen (as defined in the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 ) employed in the Department Undertakings of the Central and State Government and Central and State Public Sector Undertakings and engaged in manufacturing and productive processes and whose performance is assessable. Workmen solely engaged in routine service duties would not be eligible.

Details Of Awards

The award in the order of precedence are SHRAM RATNA, SHRAM BHUSHAN, SHRAM VIR AND SHRAM SHRI / SHRAM DEVI. The cash prize and the number of such awards in a year would be as follows :-

Sr. No. Title of Award No. of Awards Cash Prize
1. SHRAM RATNA 1 RS. 2,00,000/-
2. SHRAM BHUSHAN 4 RS. 1,00,000/- each
3. SHRAM VIR 12 RS. 60,000/- each
4. SHRAM DEVI/SHRAM SHRI 16 RS. 40,000/- each

Sr. No. Title of Award No. of Awards Cash Prize
1. SHRAM RATNA 1 RS. 2,00,000/-
2. SHRAM BHUSHAN 4 RS. 1,00,000/- each
3. SHRAM VIR 12 RS. 60,000/- each
4. SHRAM DEVI/SHRAM SHRI 16 RS. 40,000/- each

Eligibility For Awards

SHRAM RATNA, being the highest award will go to a worker of really outstanding caliber.

SHRAM BHUSHAN Will be awarded to workers who have made exceptional contribution in productivity/production and have also shown innovative abilities of high order.

SHRAM VIR Will be awarded to workers who have a continuous record of dedicated service and high order of productivity.

SHRAM SHRI/SHRAM DEVI Will be awarded to workers who have shown exceptional zeal and enthusiasm for work and have had significant contribution towards productivity.

Awards will be given to workman who have a distinguished record of performance, in the field of duty of a high order, specific contribution in the field of Productivity proven innovative abilities,presence of mind and exceptional courage. The awards may be given to those workmen also who have made supreme sacrifice of laying down their lives in the conscientious discharge of their duties.

Adequate representation will be given to women and handicapped workers who have made outstanding contribution in the areas specified above.

Period

The awards will be announced on the eve of INDEPENDENCE DAY, every year.

Recommendations For Awards

Ministry of Labour invites recommendations for grant of awards sometime in the beginning of every year. The nominations are to be routed through the Administrative Central Ministry / State Government alongwith their recommendations so as to reach and Ministry of Labour latest by the 31st October accompanied with full citation, containing the personal particulars of the individuals recommended and highlighting also the achievements of the workmen which merit conferment of an award of such repute as are Prime Minister's Shram Awards.

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