Chairman :
Kirit Somaiya
Political Party :
Bharatiya Janata Party
State / Constituency :
Member From :
Lok Sabha

Committee on Labour

 Ministry of Labour and Employment  
  • Review of ILO Conventions binding on India and the measures taken by the Government to implement them.
  • Working conditions and welfare of Mine workers, and review of working of Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS).
  • Deployment of Contract/ Casual Workers/ Sanitation workers for perennial nature of jobs in Government/PSU offices/Establishments, including at Railway Stations.
  • Status and Welfare Measures for Workers employed by the Agencies/Companies providing outsourced services.
  • Welfare of Tea Plantation Workers.
  • Employees Provident Fund Organisation-Functioning, Coverage of Establishments, Recovery of Arrears.
  • Welfare of workers of Un-Organised Sector, including traditional occupations.
  • Implementation of Social Security and Welfare/ Protection Schemes for Domestic workers/ Drivers/ Maids/ Housekeeping workers/ Agricultural labourers.
  • Review/Functioning of Central Board for Workers Education.
  • Review of Centrally Sponsored Schemes implemented by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
  • Review of National Policy on Child Labour.
  • Identification and Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour.
  • Status of and Welfare Measures for Security Guards deployed in various Organisations by Security Agencies.
  • Implementation of Social Security and Welfare/Protection Scheme for Construction Workers deployed in various Construction Activities/Infrastructure Projects/Real Estate.
  • Compliance with the Prescribed Provisions of Deduction and Deposit of PF, ESI and TDS (of Income Tax, etc) by the Employers.
  • Review and Expansion of Present Categories of Scheduled Employment.
  • Examination and review of Service Conditions of Workers/ Journalists Engaged in Print and Electronic Media.
  • Social Security and Welfare/Protection Scheme for Workers Engaged by NGOs.
  • Review/Status and Implementation of Labour Laws.
  • Safety, Security, Protection & Welfare of TV/Broadcasting/ Digital Entertainment/ Advertisement Industry Workers.
  • Scheduled/Non-Scheduled/ Test Flying Air Operators/ Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) companies/Air Ports Operators -Safety, Social Security Measures and norms for their Workers/ Employees especially in the context of those who are associated with flying the Aircraft in Civil Aviation Sector.
  • Status of implementation of Social Security Measures for Workers in IT Sector like BPOs/Call Centres and Telecom Sector such as those Employed for Work Associated with Mobile Towers, etc.
  • Review of Central Government Gazette Notification for Minimum Wages in Scheduled Employment Sector - Status, Implementation, Programme and Scope for Expansion.
  • Guidelines, Monitoring, Rating and Regulatory System, Status of Investment in Bonds and such Instruments -(Example of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) by PF Funds, Pension Funds"


 Ministry of Textiles  
  • Development and promotion of Jute Industry.
  • Skill Development vis-à-vis Manufacturing and Upgradation in Textiles Sector.
  • Review of various Welfare Schemes of the Ministry of Textiles.
  • Status, Performance & Challenges before Indian Textile Industry.
  • Development of Cotton Sector.
  • Review of Schemes/Programmes of Central Silk Board in Development and Promotion of Silk Industry.
  • Functioning of NTC vis-a-vis Revival/Relocation/Status/ Upgradation/Modernisation of NTC Mills and future course of action of closed NTC Mills.
  • Status/Performance of Handloom Sector.
  • Reforms and Status of Powerloom Sector.
  • Review of Share of Textile Sector in India's Export Basket.
  • Review of performance of Marketing Agencies of Handloom and Handicraft.



 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship  
  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
  • National Skills Qualifications Framework.
  • Review of functioning of Directorate General of Training.
  • Functioning of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).