Labour Department is dedicated to the cause of the toiling masses, and for providing them better standard of living through various laws and schemes implemented by different wings under its control.

Labour Department

Reservation for EWS in Model 100 Point Roster of Vacancies

Labour, ,

Governor is pleased to incorporate 10% reservation for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in the “Model 100-Point Roster of Vacancies”.

Services by Labour Department under Right to Public Service Act


Mandatory Online Registration of jobseekers in Employment Bank, Mandatory Online Validation of registration of job-seekers in Employment Bank

Online Application to Obtain Certificate for Trade License


Governor is pleased to allow single online application & issuance of registration certificate of Enlistment (commonly referred to as the trade license) after payment of require fees.

Online Registration/ License/ Renewal for Contractors


Governor is pleased to introduce and allow “Auto generated Registration/ Amendment/ License/ Renewal through online system”, where the certificate is not issued within stipulated timeline of 30 days.

Provision of Compasionate Appointment for Married Daughter


The Governor is pleased to bring about the following changes in the existing guidelines to dispose of the cases in a just and equitable manner:

Minimum Wages for Employees in Meat and Meat Products and Feed Plants

Labour, ,

Governor is pleased to revise the minimum rates of wages payable to the employees employed in respect of the employment in ‘Employment in meat and meat Products and feed Plants’, in the State of West Bengal.

Grant of Puja/ Eid Ex-Gratia Relief to all Workers under FAWLOI Scheme for 2022

Labour, ,

Governor is pleased to grant a one time Puja/ Eid ex-gratia relief of a sum of Rs. 1500/- per head to all workers for the year 2022 who are covered under the scheme for ‘Financial Assistance to the Workers in Locked-out Industrial Units’ (FAWLOI) including those of the closed tea gardens.

Payment of Bonus should be completed by 23.09.2022


All payments of bonus should be completed by 23.09.2022 and in respect of Muslim employees/ workers before Id-Ul-Fitre of 2022.

Modified Checklist to deal with Prayers for Compassionate Appointment


Governor is pleased to approve a modified proforma Check List in course of dealing with prayers for employment on compassionate ground in die-in-harness/ retired incapacitated cases.

Minimum Rates of Wages in Construction/ Maintenance of Roads/ Building

Labour, ,

The minimum rates of wages for those in the employment of CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE OF ROADS OR IN BUILDING OPERATION in the state of West Bengal.
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