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Statistical data of Labour Department, Andhra Pradesh

(2013 - 14)

                                                          (2013-14)          (2014-15)

 

  1. Total Labour Acts implemented by the department             :           26                   

Central Acts                                                                          :           22

State Acts                                                                              :           4

 

Major Acts:

Industrial Disputes Act, 1947

Minimum Wages Act, 1948

Employees Compensation Act, 1923

Building and Other Construction Workers (RE&CS) Act, 1996

Child Labour(P&R) Act, 1986

Contract Labour(R&A) Act, 1970

Inter State Migrant Workers (RE&CS) Act, 1979

Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972

Payment of Bonus Act, 1965

A.P. Shops & Establishments Act, 1988

A.P. Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1987

Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, 2008

 

            Total no. of workers (as per 2011 census)                                  :           229  Lakh

                        Organized Sector                                                                 :             16  Lakh

                        Unorganized Sector                                                                        :           213  Lakh

                     (Estts. with less than 10 workers and estts. not covered by P.F. & ESI Acts)

 

            Categories in Unorganized Sector:                  

                        Agriculture workers                                                

                        Construction workers

                        Transport  workers

                        Hammals

                        Handloom & Power loom

                        Fishermen

                        Coconut Workers

                        Domestic Workers

                        Sanitation Workers

                        Street vendors

                        Beedi Workers

                        Toddy Tappers

                        Other categories                  

2.    Industrial Relations:                                                                                         

No. of disputes at the beginning                                       :           123                 201

No.of disputes received                                                      :           532                 33

No. of disputes disposed                                                    :           400                  32

12(3) settlements                                                                 :           65                       3

18(1) settlements                                                                 :           2                       0

Settlements at joint meeting level                                     :           307                 17

No. of Strikes                                                                        :           7                         2

No. of lock-outs                                                                    :           9                      4

No. of closures                                                                     :           6                      0

Total Mandays lost  

(due to strikes, lock-outs & closures)                                :          941041            328716

                                                                

 

  1. Building & Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996 and Cess Act, 1996 / A.P.Building& Other Construction Workers Welfare Board

 

 

2013-14

2014-15

up to August 2014

Number of establishments registered

16,733

18,495

Estimated workers

20 lakh

 

Number of workers registered

14.10 lakh

16 lakh

Amount of Cess collected 

Rs.875 crore

900 crore

No. of schemes implemented

benefits disbursed

(From 2007 to August, 2014 )

No. of Workers benefited

11

 

Rs.52.13 crore to

1.61 lakh workers

Rs.54 crore3 to

1.62 lakh workers

 

 

  1. Minimum Wages Act, 1948

Number of Scheduled Employments in Part-I / Part-II :65 / 8 (73)

Minimum Wage =  Basic Wage + Cost of living allowance (VDA)

VDA revised once in six months effective 1st April and 1st October

VDA points as on 1st October, 2014                                               :         1090                   1090

 

No. of claims filed                                                                :           10,533                    699

No. of claims settled                                                            :           2,214                      703

amount awarded                                                                  :           Rs.2.31 cr           1.20 cr

Workers benefited                                                               :           76,083                  1436

 

  1. Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986

Prohibition: Occupations (18) in Part A of the Schedule and Processes (65 in Part B

Regulation: All other Occupations and Processes except employments like Shops and Establishments, Motor Transport, Plantations, Factories, mines read with Right to Education Act, 2009 – All employments are deemed to be covered under prohibition.An amendment for total  prohibition of employment of children up to 14 years age is underway. State Action Plan for elimination for child labour 2013 is being implemented.

 

                                                                                              In the combined State                                                                                              

Number of Child Labour as per 2001Census                :           13.63 lakhs     

Out of School Children as per SSA (2011-12)               :           1.25 lakhs

Number of Child Labour identified and released          :           1,335                       529

No of prosecutions filed                                                     :           1,033                       262

No. of prosecutions disposed                                            :           633                            52  

Amount deposited towards Child Labour

Rehabilitation –cum-Welfare Fund collected                 :Rs.33.80 lakh           5.58 lakh

No. of cases:                                                                         :           175                            28


 

 

 

  1. Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970

             

Number of Principal Employer Estt. Regd.                      :           4,112               4250

Number of Contractors Licensed                                      :           9,440             7648

Number of contract employees                                         :           3.56 lakh      3.52 lakh

 

 

Statutory Wages in force for contract labour

 

Sl. No.

Category

Wage (+VDA every 6 months)

(in Rs.) from 01.4.2014

1.

Highly Skilled

12,959

2.

Skilled

10,388

3.

Semi Skilled

8,462

4.

Un-Skilled

7,171

 

7.    A.P. Shops and Establishments Act, 1988                             

Number of Regd. Shops & Establishments                   :           1.37 lakh       1.53 lakh     

Number of Employees                                                       :           5.18 lakh        4.60 lakh

 

  1. Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961

Number of Regd. Motor Transport Undertakings          :           10,829           10,814

Number of Workers                                                            :           0.62 lakh         0.53 lakh

 

  1. Beedi & Cigar Workers (Conditions of  Employment) Act, 1966

Number of licensed establishments                               :           355                 372

Number of Workers                                                            :           6,143            4,618

 

  1. Trade Unions Act, 1926

Number of Regd. Trade Unions                                      :           5,834           5,905

 

  1.  A.P. Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1987

Total Number of Establishments                                     :           1.5 lakh       1.6 lakh

Number of Workers                                                            :           10  lakh       12 lakh

Amount disbursed(in last 5 years)                                  :           Rs.6.87 cr.  1.79 cr.

Number of workers benefited                                           :           26,352           4,667

 

  1.  Payment of Bonus Act, 1965

Coverage                                         : Estts. having 10 or more employees                    Employees eligible for bonus        : (monthly wages up to Rs.10,000/-)

Minimum and Maximum % of bonus payable               :           8.33 and 20

 

  1.  Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972

Establishments covered                : (estts. having 10 or more employees)

Maximum amount of gratuity                                            :           Rs. 10 lakhs

Number of gratuity claims settled                                    :           14

amount  awarded                                                               :           Rs.7.13 lakh

 

  1. Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees (COS&MP) Act, 1955

Number of news paper estts. existing                            :           56                       56

Wage Board in force  (New Wage Board)                      :           Mazithia

No.of Estts implemented Mazithia Wage Board

recommendations fully                                                     :           26                        26              

 15.Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946             

                       Establishments covered      :  all estts. having 50 or more employees

Number of estts.got certified standing orders                :           1005                1006        

Status of other estts.          : Model standing orders apply

 

16.Inter State Migrant Workmen (ROE &COS) Act, 1979

 Number of Principal employer estts. registered           :           575                   390

 Number of Contractors licensed                                     :           351                   280

 Number of workers                                                            :           41,492            29,297

17. Employees Compensation Act, 1923

Act covers employments not covered by E.S.I. Act

Provides for payment of compensation on age and wage, for disability or                                 death caused by   accidents occurred in the course of employment.

Number of claims settled                                                 :           159                   40                                                                      Compensation awarded in                        :           Rs. 1.31 crore  0.97 cr.

 

18. A.P. Mutta Jattu Hamal and Other Manual Workers (Regulation of Employment & Welfare) Act, 1976

Act provides for registration of establishments, workers, regulation of recruitment and employment and implementation of welfare scheme.  It is being proposed to repeal the Act since covered by Unorganised Workers Social security Act, 2008.

 

19. Other Acts related to labour department:

A) Factories Act, 1948

                          No. of Factories                                                                  :           26,500

                          No. of workers covered                                                     :           1.7 lakh

 

B) Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

No. of establishments covered under P.F.                   :

No. of employees covered                                               :

 

C) Employees State Insurance Act, 1948

No. of establishments covered under ESI                    :           23,000

No. of workers covered                                                    :           5.85 lakh

 

20. National Child Labour Project (NCLP) :

   Number of NCLP Societies                                             :           13

                           No of NCLP schools sanctioned/existing /students   : 872/  485  /  22,189

 

21.   Subsidized Industrial Housing Scheme (SIHS):

   Number of houses Registered                                       :(SRT:  503TRT 98)

                           Number of houses yet to be registered                         :(SRT:  97 TRT 37)

 

22.  Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, 2008

                        Amendment  of  A.P. Rules 2012 notified vide G.O.Ms.No.20 Dt.17.2.2012

                        in  Process.

Re-constitution of A.P. State Social Security Board is in process.

Social Security Scheme covering 3.38 lakh Transport Drivers in unorganised

sector for extending Rs.5 lakh benefits, formulated by the State is being  

launched shortly.

 

Status of implementation of Pilot Projectsto unorganised workers

 


 

Category of worker covered under Pilot Projects

No. of workers covered

Area covered

Auto Drivers

3008

Vijayawada,

Street Vendors

3281

Visakhapatnam

Coconut Workers

7560

East Godavari and West Godavari districts

Total

13,849

 

 

 

 

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