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.

Following activities were held during the year :

Sr. No.ActivityPersons responsibleDate and placeNumber of participants/ BeneficiariesMethod/ procedure
1Child labour survey inORBITApril – September 2018239 child labourersbidar, Humnabad and Basavakalyan
2Help Desk in ORBITORBITfor Construction workers, senior citizens, widows sta
3Construction and Unorganized labourers union going to be registeredORBITfor Bidar and Kalaburagi under Sevasangma and ORBIT 
4Construction workers Labour CardORBITApril – September 2018154 process
67 IDs
 
5Scholarship for Construction labourersORBIT-do-18 
6Marriage for Construction labourersORBIT-do-3 
7Construction workers Labour CardCNFE BijapurApril – September 2018109 
8Marriage Assistance SchemeCNFE BijapurApril – September 201811
Construction and Domestic Workers
 
9Scholarships for childrenCNFE BijapurApril – September 2018175 Construction and Domestic Workers 
10Scholarships for children (Previously applied)CNFE BijapurApril – September 2018231 Construction and Domestic Workers 
11International Labour DayCNFE Bijapur1st May 2018350 WorkersAwareness on labour rights
12Awareness programmes on De- addictionCNFE BijapurApril – September 2018123Awareness
13General Body MeetingKarnataka Domestic Workers Union, GulbargaJune – August 2018300
Domestic Workers
Review, discussion and planning of Union
14Staff Training: meeting in GulbargaKDWUJuly 20187staffLegal provisions, Labour laws and building capacities
15International Women’s DayKDWU6th July 2018500 women
Domestic workers, Construction labourers, SHG women
Gulbarga
16National level rally and get together of Domestic workersKDWU2 August 2018 in Delhi15 women from Union participatedDemanding Comprehensive Legislation for Domestic workers
17Celebration of International Girl child dayDomestic workers Union and Govt Girls’ Home, Gulbarga11.10.201882Games / competitions, Input sessions
18Legal Awareness ProgramKDWU Yadgir, Bidar22.8.2018
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19Sessions on Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (KPME) ActDon Bosco, Gulbarga24.10.20184Session
20Session on Constitutional Rights and Minority schemesISI, Bangalore01.11.201829One day workshop
21Workshop on Labour lawsKannada Bhavan, Gulbarga9.11.201826Discussion
22Celebration of Children’s DayBidar17.11.201816Program
23Consultation on Labour laws and demands of workersKannada Bhavan, Gulbarga18.11.201810Session
24Celebration of Children’s DayDon Bosco, Yadgir29.11.201830Awareness Program
25Celebration of Children’s DaySanju Nagar, Gulbarga01.12.201823awareness
26Tri-monthly meeting of Domestic Workers UnionSt. Mary Church, Gulbarga28.1.2018136Meeting
27Two days of Protest against Labour Laws and Labour codeInfront of DC office, Kaluburagi and Railway station, Kaluburagi08.01.2019
09.01.2019
150 peopleRally
28Medical checkup and treatment for Domestic workers and construction workersBirds Heal Organisation, Jewargi17.01.201921Medical camp
29Shrama Samman program: Honoring the Domestic workers and cash prize distribution of Rs. 1000Labour department:
Kaluburagi
Bidar
Yadgir
01.03.20196
6
11
Program
30Prime Minister’s Pension Scheme (Prime Minister Shram Yogi Mandhan Pension Yojana)Video conference05.03.201950 
31Training on Social AnalysisCNFEOct – March68Training
32Information & Facilities on Government departmentsCNFEOct – March54Workshop
33Training for the construction workers and Distribution of Tool Kit( received the certificates )CNFEOct – March27Training
34Training on Safety measuresCNFEOct – March52Training and awareness
35Construction workers are awarded under Shrama Shakhty scheme by the Labour Department. They are honored for their dedication and hard work.CNFE01.03.20194 construction workers 
36Labour Commission: Annual Meeting in Bangalore (KROSS)Labour Commission15.11.20181 
37Seminar on Strengthening the Democracy, by Fr. Francis Guntipilly at Sacred Heart, BidarJointly organised10.03.2019123Talk
Discussion

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

Sl.NSchemeAppliedResult
1Marriage Assistance Scheme04On the Process
2Scholarships for children ( Previously applied)231231 Obtained
3Scholarships for children197On the Process
4Construction workers Identity cards250250 obtained

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

 

Sr. NoName of the SchemesNumber of BeneficiariesTotal
  Gulbarga UnionYadgir
Union
Bidar Union 
1Sponsorship program for children under Women and Child welfare department2471748
2Admission of children under RTE (Right to Education) program224
3Identity Card for the workers under welfare board for the construction workers3231752
4Widow Pension Scheme under Women and Child development58316
5Old age Pension Scheme56213
6Renewal of NPS Lite Pension Scheme156
7Ration Card (BPL cards)4137
8Adhaar Cards64111
9Election Identity Card64111
10Income Certificates/ Caste2510136
11Birth Certificates112
12Death Certificates314
13Disabled/Handicapped33
14Bank Account75416
15Medical Certificate36037100
16Health Card1414
17Death Claim (Rs. 56000) for Construction workers14 5
18Manaswini Yojana44
19Smart card applications (Ambedkar Yojana)1419091322
20Pan Card194124
21DW ID card1103327170
22DW ID Renewal1264629201
23Ujwala Gas Connections45347
24Minority Scheme11718
25Educational Support9131133

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.