Labour & Welfare

Last Updated on: April 25, 2022

Department Profile

Labour & Welfare Department of the district is the district arm of the Department of Labour & Welfare, Govt. of Assam. This department in entrusted with the task of looking after all matters that pertain to the welfare of labour in the organized sector as well as monitoring of labour in the unorganized sector. The labour department has regulatory as well as enforcement functions via powers vested in the same through important acts that are in force like the Minimum Wages Act, Assam Plantation Workers' Act, Child Labour (Prohibition) Act etc. The department in Dima Hasao, as in any other district, is headed by the District Labour Welfare Officer and he/she is aided by a few labour inspectors and office administerial staff. 

Department Functions

  • Enforcement of labour welfare acts in force like Minimum Wages Act, Motor Transport Workers' Act etc.

  • Aiding the district administration in the implementation of welfare schemes like Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana etc. 

  • Enforcement of Assam Shops & Establishment Rules in the district's commercial centers

  • Organizing training and skill development programs in the district

  • Liaisoning with the district administration in matters regarding enforcement of prevailing Acts and Rules

  • Liaisoning with the district administration and police in matters regarding detection of violation of labour Acts and Rules

  • Raising awareness about labour rights and welfare schemes in the district

Office Address

Office of The Labour Welfare Officer,
IInd Floor, Waimizing Building,
Near Police Station Complex,
Haflong, Dima Hasao - 788819