Gangwar to launch Software Applications and release instruction manuals with questionnaire for five All India Surveys tomorrow

New Delhi: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour& Employment Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar willlaunch Software Applications and release instruction manuals with questionnaire for five All India Surveys being conducted by Labour Bureau in Chandigarh tomorrow.Secretary L&E ShriApurva Chandra and Senior Labour & Employment Advisor and Director General, Labour Bureau Shri DPS Negi will be present on the occasion.

These five surveys being undertaken by Labour Bureau are

· All India Survey on Migrant workers,

· All India survey on Domestic Workers,

· All India survey on employment generated by Professionals,

· All India survey on employment generated in Transport Sector and

· All-India Quarterly Establishment based Employment Survey.

The objective of the All India Survey on Domestic Workers would be to estimate the proportion of DW in the workforce by major states and all-India and percentage distribution of these DWs / households that employ them by important socio-demographic key characteristics.

The objectives of the survey onMigrant Workers are to estimate the number of migrant workers in India and also to collect information on their living conditions, working conditions and other socio-economic conditions.

The objectives of all-India Survey on Employment Generated by Professionals are essentially two-fold (i)To estimate the total number of active professionals in the country & (ii) To capture the employment generated by these professionals.

Objective of the survey on employment generated in Transport Sector is to assess the employment generated in Transport Sector in India

The main objective of the All-India Quarterly Establishment based Employment Survey is to measure relative change in employment situation over successive quarters in sizeable segment of Non-Farm economy covering 8 important sectors of the Indian economy.

The surveys are significant in terms of the path-breaking initiative being taken by Bureau in terms of use of Information Technology (IT) in the entire chain of data collection to report generation. The results of these surveys will be declared within 7-8 months including 6 months of field work.

Labour Bureau, an attached office of Ministry of Labour& Employment, has been at the forefront in fulfilling the data needs of various stakeholders in the field of labour and employment since 1920. Besides being the repository of data on labour, the Bureau is also nationally and internationally renowned for compilation and generation of vital statistics, Price Indices and for undertaking numerous surveys and studies on different aspects of labour.

 

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