Chairman :
Bhartruhari Mahtab
Political Party :
Biju Janata Dal
State / Constituency :
Member From :
Lok Sabha

Committee on Labour

 Ministry of Labour and Employment  
  • Measures for implementing the ILO Conventions binding on India – An appraisal.
  • Working conditions and welfare of Mine workers, and assessment of working of Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS).
  • Deployment of Contract/Casual/Sanitation workers for jobs of perennial nature in Government/PSU offices/Establishments.
  • Status of and Welfare measures for workers deployed by Outsourced Agencies/Companies.
  • Welfare of Plantation Workers.
  • Functioning of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation.
  • The Employees' State Insurance Corporation - Applicability of ESI Scheme, benefits provided underthe Scheme, with special emphasis on their improvement, financing and administrative responsibility, including management of Corpus Fund.
  • Functioning of Central Board for Workers Education.
  • Implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes.
  • National Policy on Child Labour – An assessment.
  • Identification and Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour.
  • Assessment of present categories of Scheduled Employment.
  • Effective Implementation of Labour Laws concerning the welfare of contract/casual labour.
  • Status of implementation of Social security measures for workers in IT and Telecommunication Sectors like BPOs/Call Centres.
  • Implementation of prescribed minimum Wages in Scheduled Employment Sector.
  • Implementation of Social Security and Welfare/Protection Schemes for Contract and Casual Workers deployed by CPWD in Various Divisions.
  • Social Security and Welfare measures for workers in unorganized and informal sectors.
  • Safeguards and measures for protecting the interest of overseas workers, particularly in the Middle East Region.


 Ministry of Textiles  
  • Development and Promotion of Jute Industry.
  • Skill Developmentvis-à-vis Manufacturing and Upgradation in Textiles Sector.
  • Welfare Schemes of the Ministry of Textiles – An appraisal.
  • Challenges/Opportunities- Indian Textile Industry.
  • Development of Cotton Sector.
  • Schemes/Programmes of Central Silk Board for Development and Promotion of Silk Industry – An appraisal.
  • Status/Performance of Handloom Sector.
  • Status and Reforming of Powerloom Sector.
  • Performance of Marketing Agencies of Handlooms and Handicrafts.
  • Functioning of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).


 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship  
  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
  • National Skills Qualifications Framework – Assessment of impact.
  • Functioning of Directorate General of Training.
  • Functioning of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
  • Implementation of National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS).
  • Implementation of Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) Project.