About Department


The main objectives of the Rural Labour Commissionerate are :

  • To protect the rights of agriculture and other rural workers, as provided under various labour laws.
  • To help, guide and educate the agriculture and other rural workers to get their rights, as provided under various labour laws.
  • To maintain peace and harmony between workers - employees and employers, so as to prevent occurrence of any kind of labour unrest.
  • To implement the provisions of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986, the Inter State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Services) Act, 1979 (Partial) and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1979 in the employment of Agriculture and 13 scheduled employments within Gram Panchayat areas.
  • To rehabilitate the workers of the Gujarat State who are declared as bonded labourer by the District Magistrate and issued a Release Certificate to that effect, as per the provisions of the Rehabilitation Scheme as declared from time to time, by the Government of India.
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