Labour & Employment Department, Government of Gujarat


With a view to give proper attention towards the labour and employment related matters and with an object to give speedy required employment and for purposeful planning, the Labour & Employment Department has been separately established on 17th July, 1980.

Policies, Rules and Programs for the matters related to the Labour Welfare, Employment, Training and Human Empowerment by this Department. Welfare Measures are taken and Programs for Employment Creation for workers are also prepared.

The Principal Secretary is the head of the Labour & Employment Department. The Policies, Rules and Orders formulated by the Government are executed by Heads of the Departments under the administrative control of the Department.

  • Director of Employment and Training
  • Director of Labour
  • Director Industrial Safety and Health
  • Director of Boilers (Wing of Commissioner of Labour)
  •  Rural Labour Commissioner 
  • Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute

Moreover, there is State Apprenticeship Council, State level Advisory Committee for the activities like Rehabilitation of Bonded Labours under the Labour & Employment Department.

Gujarat State, the first in India, has established an independent office of the Rural Labour Commissioner for the implementation of the minimum wages of the Agriculture Workers....

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