Research

Research

  • Aim is to evaluate implementation by present law enforcement machinery, and various programmes and projects concerning labour & employment
  • At the outset the research programme of the Institute had the objectives to identify and study critical issues affecting labour and employment in organized industry, agriculture and self-employment sectors, labour laws, industrial safety and trade unionism.
  • To study nature and magnitude of labour problems, drawing upon research data, suggest areas which need urgent attention of the government and the labour and management leaders so as to initiate suitable action.
  • To study subjects related to industrial relations, wages and working conditions, employment planning and issues related to child and women workers, migrant workers, home based workers, contract labour sector. In the rural areas, research areas include agricultural labour and employment, rural labour other than agricultural, self-employed, self-employed artisans and craftsmen, rural women, migration of agriculture labour for employment etc.

Research activities of the Institute are undertaken in the following areas :

  • Industrial Relations, Trade Unionism, Participative Management
  • Behavioral Aspects in the Industry
  • Labour Laws and Labour Judiciary
  • Industrial Safety, Work Environment & decent work
  • Employment, Poverty & Migration
  • Living conditions of migrant workers
  • Unorganized Labour and sustainable development
  • Child labour & bonded labour
  • HRD, Training & Rehabilitation in organised & unorganised sectors
  • Wages & Working Conditions, Welfare and Social Security
  • Gender & Labour
  • Investment in skill development for promoting micro Interprises
Completed Research Projects at a glance Value
Industrial Relations, Trade Unionism, Participative Management 10
Behavioral Aspects 1
Labour Laws and Labour Judiciary 6
Industrial Safety, Work Environment 7
Employment and Poverty 8
Unorganised Labour 14
Home Based Workers 2
Child Labour 6
HRD, Training. Rehabilitation 8
Wages & Working Condition, Welfare and Social Security 10
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