Labour

The Vision of Labour commission stands as ‘Empowered and united Workers enjoy Justice & Equality’.  The Commission for Labour in the Diocese of Gulbarga envisages to promote dignity of all persons and the dignity of Labour for the workers especially in unorganized sector. The aim of the commission is to foster greater understanding of workers towards their families, their rights, and obligations as citizens and as workers in the society. Empowerment of Workers to restore dignity, justice and rights through collaboration and networking is the primary aim of the commission.

Objectives:

  • To enhance the capacity of workers to build unity and secure their rights
  • To organize and empower the Workers
  • To get the identity for unorganized workers
  • Networking with other commissions / NGOs / Government and likeminded people
Sr. Reena D’Souza SSpS

Sr. Reena D’Souza SSpS

Commission Secretary

Following activities were held during the year :

Sr. No. Activity Persons responsible Date and place Number of participants/ Beneficiaries Method/ procedure
1
Child labour survey in
ORBIT
April – September 2018
239 child labourers
bidar, Humnabad and Basavakalyan
2
Help Desk in ORBIT
ORBIT
-
for Construction workers, senior citizens, widows sta
-
3
Construction and Unorganized labourers union going to be registered
ORBIT
-
for Bidar and Kalaburagi under Sevasangma and ORBIT
4
Construction workers Labour Card
ORBIT
April – September 2018
154 process 67 IDs
5
Scholarship for Construction labourers
ORBIT
-do-
18
6
Marriage for Construction labourers
ORBIT
-do-
3
7
Construction workers Labour Card
CNFE Bijapur
April – September 2018
109
8
Marriage Assistance Scheme
CNFE Bijapur
April – September 2018
11 Construction and Domestic Workers
9
Scholarships for children
CNFE Bijapur
April – September 2018
175 Construction and Domestic Workers
10
Scholarships for children (Previously applied)
CNFE Bijapur
April – September 2018
231 Construction and Domestic Workers
11
International Labour Day
CNFE Bijapur
1st May 2018
350 Workers
Awareness on labour rights
12
Awareness programmes on De- addiction
CNFE Bijapur
April – September 2018
123
Awareness
13
General Body Meeting
Karnataka Domestic Workers Union, Gulbarga
June – August 2018
300 Domestic Workers
Review, discussion and planning of Union
14
Staff Training: meeting in Gulbarga
KDWU
July 2018
7staff
Legal provisions, Labour laws and building capacities
15
International Women’s Day
KDWU
6th July 2018
500 women Domestic workers, Construction labourers, SHG women
Gulbarga
16
National level rally and get together of Domestic workers
KDWU
2 August 2018 in Delhi
15 women from Union participated
Demanding Comprehensive Legislation for Domestic workers
17
Celebration of International Girl child day
Domestic workers Union and Govt Girls’ Home, Gulbarga
11.10.2018
82
Games / competitions, Input sessions
18
Legal Awareness Program
KDWU Yadgir, Bidar
22.8.2018 27.9.2018
102
55
Program
19
Sessions on Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (KPME) Act
Don Bosco, Gulbarga
24.10.2018
4
Session
20
Session on Constitutional Rights and Minority schemes
ISI, Bangalore
01.11.2018
29
One day workshop
21
Workshop on Labour laws
Kannada Bhavan, Gulbarga
9.11.2018
26
Discussion
22
Celebration of Children’s Day
Bidar
17.11.2018
16
Program
23
Consultation on Labour laws and demands of workers
Kannada Bhavan, Gulbarga
18.11.2018
10
Session
24
Celebration of Children’s Day
Don Bosco, Yadgir
29.11.2018
30
Awareness Program
25
Celebration of Children’s Day
Sanju Nagar, Gulbarga
01.12.2018
23
awareness
26
Tri-monthly meeting of Domestic Workers Union
St. Mary Church, Gulbarga
28.1.2018
136
Meeting
27
Two days of Protest against Labour Laws and Labour code
Infront of DC office, Kaluburagi and Railway station, Kaluburagi
08.01.2019 09.01.2019
150 people
Rally
28
Medical checkup and treatment for Domestic workers and construction workers
Birds Heal Organisation, Jewargi
17.01.2019
21
Medical camp
29
Shrama Samman program: Honoring the Domestic workers and cash prize distribution of Rs. 1000
Labour department: Kaluburagi Bidar Yadgir
01.03.2019
6 6 11
Program
30
Prime Minister’s Pension Scheme (Prime Minister Shram Yogi Mandhan Pension Yojana)
Video conference
05.03.2019
50
31
Training on Social Analysis
CNFE
Oct - March
68
Training
32
Information & Facilities on Government departments
CNFE
Oct - March
54
Workshop
33
Training for the construction workers and Distribution of Tool Kit( received the certificates )
CNFE
Oct - March
27
Training
34
Training on Safety measures
CNFE
Oct - March
52
Training and awareness
35
Construction workers are awarded under Shrama Shakhty scheme by the Labour Department. They are honored for their dedication and hard work.
CNFE
01.03.2019
4 construction workers
36
Labour Commission: Annual Meeting in Bangalore (KROSS)
Labour Commission
15.11.2018
1
37
Seminar on Strengthening the Democracy, by Fr. Francis Guntipilly at Sacred Heart, Bidar
Jointly organised
10.03.2019
123
Talk Discussion

Government Schemes and the number of beneficiaries through CNFE, Bijapur:

Sl.N Scheme Applied Result
1
Marriage Assistance Scheme
04
On the Process
2
Scholarships for children ( Previously applied)
231
231 Obtained
3
Scholarships for children
197
On the Process
4
Construction workers Identity cards
250
250 obtained

The Government Schemes and the number of Beneficiaries among the Domestic workers during the last 10 months:

 

Sr. No Name of the Schemes Number of Beneficiaries Total
Gulbarga Union
Yadgir Union
Bidar Union
1
Sponsorship program for children under Women and Child welfare department
24
7
17
48
2
Admission of children under RTE (Right to Education) program
2
2
-
4
3
Identity Card for the workers under welfare board for the construction workers
32
3
17
52
4
Widow Pension Scheme under Women and Child development
5
8
3
16
5
Old age Pension Scheme
5
6
2
13
6
Renewal of NPS Lite Pension Scheme
1
5
-
6
7
Ration Card (BPL cards)
4
1
3
7
8
Adhaar Cards
6
4
1
11
9
Election Identity Card
6
4
1
11
10
Income Certificates/ Caste
25
10
1
36
11
Birth Certificates
1
-
1
2
12
Death Certificates
-
3
1
4
13
Disabled/Handicapped
-
3
-
3
14
Bank Account
7
5
4
16
15
Medical Certificate
3
60
37
100
16
Health Card
14
-
-
14
17
Death Claim (Rs. 56000) for Construction workers
1
4
5
18
Manaswini Yojana
-
4
-
4
19
Smart card applications (Ambedkar Yojana)
141
90
91
322
20
Pan Card
19
4
1
24
21
DW ID card
110
33
27
170
22
DW ID Renewal
126
46
29
201
23
Ujwala Gas Connections
45
-
3
47
24
Minority Scheme
1
-
17
18
25
Educational Support
9
13
11
33

The Labour commission report does not reflect the have complete information of the labourers in the Diocese. The data of our population from the mission stations are not reported. There is a need for a team to work together in the diocese inorder to reach the goals.