Workshop on Protective Labour Legislations and Schemes for Organised and Unorganised Workers in India

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The Centre for Social Justice of the Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad is organizing an Online Workshop on “Protective Labour Legislations and Schemes for Organised and Unorganised Workers in India and the Way Forward” on May 1, 2024 to commemorate the International Labour Day, to recognize and honour the contributions of labourers worldwide, particularly in the Indian economy.

About Nirma University

Nirma University was established by the initiative of the NIRMA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION (NERF). The University was established in the year 2003 as a statutory university under a special act passed by the Gujarat State Legislative Assembly. It is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act. The University is duly accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an “A+” Grade in 2023. The University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). Functioning under the aegis of NERF, the University consists of the Institute of Technology, Institute of Management, Institute of Pharmacy, Institute of Law, Institute of Science, Institute of Architecture and Planning, Institute of Commerce, Department of Design.

About the Institute of Law

Institute of Law was set up under the aegis of Nirma University in the year 2007 with a vision to promote excellence in the field of legal education and to meet the ever-increasing demand of new and innovative legal education. The Institute is committed to exploring multidisciplinary approaches through its unique curriculum and revolutionizing legal education through modern pedagogies thereby adapting to the changing world in which law professionals operate. The Institute has the following special achievements:

  • The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Management, Government of India has ranked ILNU 27th in Law Institute.
  • The Gujarat State Institutional Rating Framework (GSIRF), Department of Education has rated ILNU 4 Stars in law institute.
  • Ranked First in the West Zone ranking and 24th in the overall ranking in the ‘Top Law School’ category by the Business World, 2023
  • Ranked Twenty First in All India Ranking in Law Institutes by India Today, July 2023
  • Ranked Sixth in All India Ranking Private Law Institute by The Week, June 2023
  • Ranked First in State Ranking Private Law Institute by Open The Magazine, August 2022
  • Ranked Fifth in West Zonal Rank Private Law Institute by Open The Magazine, August 2022
  • Ranked Seventh in Private Law Institute in India by Outlook, July 2022

About the Online Workshop

The workshop is organized to commemorate International Labour Day on May 1, to recognize and honour the contributions of labourers worldwide, particularly in the Indian economy. It is designed by the experts keeping in mind the importance and applications of labour laws for both organized and unorganized sector workers. The workshop is expected to be useful for the participants who have a legal background and non-law background and the people who are directly or indirectly involved in the engagement of labour, of any sector. The workshop is structured is designed to equip the participants with the various protective labour legislations and schemes and programmes framed for organized and unorganized sector workers.

Outline of the Workshop

The workshop is designed for four hours; it is a part-time, online programme. The programme contents include very significant aspects of protective labour legislations for the organized workers along with relevant schemes and policies for the unorganized workers and the compliances to be done therein.

The tentative sub-themes to be covered in the workshop are as follows:

  • Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923: Computation of Compensation
  • Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948: Benefits, and Standard Benefit Rate
  • Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952: Schemes and Computation
  • Policies and Programmes of the Central Government for the Social Security and Protection of the Unorganised Workers.

Award of Certificate

After completion of the workshop, participants will be awarded the Certificate of Completion.

100% Attendance is compulsory in the workshop for the Certificate.

Important Dates

Call for Registration from 10th April, 2024 (On a First Come First Serve basis  till the availability of Seats)

Last date of registration25th April, 2024
Confirmation of Selection30th April, 2024
Date of Workshop1st May, 2024


  • Students (UG/PG/Law/MBA(HR)/PGDIRPM/MHRM)
  • Industry Experts
  • Academicians
  • Professionals
  • HR Professionals
  • Factory Inspectors
  • Members of Trade Unions or Associations
  • Industry Associations
  • NGOs working with unorganized sector workers

How to Apply?

The applicants are required to fill out the registration form at the following link on or before 30th April 2024. Selection will based on a First Come First Serve basis  (till the availability of seats)

Keep the online transaction details handy while filling out the form. Fill out the registration form along with transaction details and attach a scanned copy with the registration form.


Rs.1200/-Students (UG/PG/Research Scholars), Academicians, Professionals, Industry, etc.




ACCOUNT NUMBER: 09720180147



For further details, contact:

Dr. Gururaj Devarhubli 

+91 98989 04046

Web site:

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