National Commission on Labour

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National Commission on Labour is an Indian statutory body to recommend the changes in the labour laws.


The first National Commission on Labour was set up on 24 December 1966 under the Chairmanship of Justice P. B. Gajendragadkar.[1] The Commission submitted its report in August , 1969 after detailed examination of all aspects of labour problems, both in the organised and unorganised sectors.[2][3]

The second National Commission on Labour (NCL) was set up on 2002 under the chairmanship of Ravindra Varma.[4]


  1. ^ nicpib4 (1966-12-24). "Focus". Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  2. ^ "Proposal to allow contract labour in selected industries under study". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  3. ^ "National Commission on Labour – Recommendations". Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  4. ^ "Navigation News | Frontline". Retrieved 2013-07-25.