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Grant in Aid on Child and Women Labour

Grant in Aid on Child Labour

Funds under Grants-in-Aid Scheme are sanctioned directly to NGO for elimination of Child Labour in districts not covered by NCLP Scheme. Under the scheme voluntary agencies are given financial assistance by the Ministry of Labour on the recommendation of the State Government to the extent of 75% of the project cost for the rehabilitation of working children. Voluntary organizations have been receiving funds under the scheme since 1979-80. Currently, about 70 voluntary agencies are being assisted.Click Here to view details of Grant in Aid 2003 details of Grant in Aid PDF Download Download(194.4 KB)

Grant in Aid on Women Labour

The Ministry of was running a Grant-in-aid Scheme for the welfare of women labour. This Scheme, which was continuing since Sixth Five Year Plan (1981-82), was administered through voluntary organizations by giving grant-in-aid to them for the following purposes:

  • Organizing working women and educating them about their rights/duties, Legal aid to working women
  • Seminars, workshops, etc. aiming at raising the general consciousness of the society about the problems of women labour

Under this Scheme, Voluntary Organizations/NGOs were being provided funds by way of grants-in-aid to take up action-oriented projects for the benefit of women labour. Projects relating to awareness generation campaigns for women labour under this Scheme. The focus of the Scheme was awareness generation among women labour, in the area of wages, like minimum wages, equal remuneration, etc. to disseminate information on various schemes of Central/State Government Agencies available for the benefit of women labour.

This Scheme was introduced with the intention of furthering Government’s policy of helping women workers become aware of the rights and opportunities available to them under various Schemes of the Government.

As per the provisions of the Scheme, grants-in-aid was being provided as 75% of the total cost of the project. However, the projects relating to studies entrusted to various institutes were funded in full, i.e., 100%.

Year-wise details of funds allocation/released during last five years is as below:
Year Fund Expenditure No. of NGOs
2007-08 50.00 lakhs 37.81 lakhs 48
2008-09 50.00 lakhs 13.55 lakhs 28
2009-10 46.00 lakhs 15.03 lakhs 20
2010-11 75.00 lakhs* 13.51 lakhs 21
2011-12 68.00 lakhs* 15.28 lakhs (approx.) 39
2012-13 75.00 lakhs 12.46 lakh 13
2013-14 75.00 lakhs 13.39 lakh 10

* Combined allocation for Women Cell and Planning Unit

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* Now this Grant in Aid Scheme for woman labour has been discontinued by the Ministry since financial year 2017 - 18