Labour Department

Schemes/ Services offered by the Department/Section
Schemes/ Services offered by the Department/Section Major Achievement for the F.Y:  2021- 22 & 2022-23(Schemes/ Services ) Remarks
To maintain Industrial relation Peaceful through conciliation under the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 Maintained industrial peace and harmony throughout the period by holding numbers of conciliation meetings involving both the management and the unions/workmen in the tea industry. Especially the matters/disputes concerning payment of Bonus  in the year 2022 were peacefully and amicably settled by the dept. in the district Two (02) no.s of closed/abandoned tea gardens namely Madhu TE and Bundapani TE in the district were re-opened w.e.f. 13/04/2022 and 25/07/2022 respectively.
Hearing and disposing of Payment of Gratuity cases under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 and WB rules made there under During the period a total no. of 1205 gratuity cases were handled through hearing. Further, two (02) no.s of special National LokAdalat were organized by the LabourDept in collaboration with District Legal Services Authorities for quick disposal of the cases. In the LokAdalat held at Alipurduar and Birpara a total no. of 300 cases were disposed of  with orders of payment amounting Rs. _1,90,80,687/-  
BinaMulyaSamajikSurakshaYojona (BMSSY) During the period a total no. of  32305new beneficiaries were enrolled in to the scheme. Further, the dept paid the total benefit amount of Rs3,67,72,939/- to 912no.s of beneficiaries. In the DuareSarkar camps held at various places in the district, a total of more than 33380no ofservice delivery cases were registered with SuvechhaBarta.
Financial Assistance to the Workers of Locked Out Industries (FAWLOI) Under this scheme LabourDept paid financial assistance @Rs.1500/- per worker per month along with Puja Ex-gratia  to  7858 no. of tea garden worker in total  amounting to Rs. 10,38,48,000/-  

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