Comparative Study of Labor Welfare Schemes of Haryana Labor Welfare Board and Kerala LaborWelfare Fund Board

  • Ms Vinita Research Scholar, Department of Commerce, Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, Haryana
Keywords: Labor, Labor Welfare Schemes, Labor Welfare Fund, Haryana Labor Welfare Board, Kerala Labor Welfare Board

Abstract

In India, only 15 states and 1 union territory out of 28 states and 8 union territories had maintained Labor welfare funds including Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, West Bengal. The starting of labor welfare activities can be seen with the passing of the first Indian Factories Act in 1881 aimed to improve the working conditions of labors.The objectivesof the study are to identify the different welfare schemes offered by the Kerala Labour Welfare Fund Board and the Haryana Labour Welfare board andtheir comparative study. Descriptive research designand secondary datais used to conduct the study. The data analysis is done and depicted in the form of tables, columns, and charts.The study concluded that the average amount disbursed per worker by Kerala Labour Welfare Fund board ranges from Rs.284 to Rs.325 whereas the similar by Haryana Labour Welfare Board ranges from Rs.8,276 to Rs. 14,081 in the last five years from 2016 to July 2021. That’s why, by some means, HLWB is more effective than the KLWB on the grounds of reaching more no. of beneficiary workers,the average amount disbursed per worker, and areas of welfare schemes.

Published
2022-03-19
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