Union Labour Minister Oscar Fernandes on Thursday launched a unified single web portal to present labour laws, and have a consolidated information of labour inspection and its enforcement.

“The web portal will enhance convenience of reporting, transparency in labour inspection and monitoring of labour inspections based on key performance indices and provide an effective grievance redress system hyperlinked with the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances portal,” he said.

To begin with, the Ministry has selected the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) organisation, the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to join the portal.

Other statutes and State governments can also join the portal subsequently, he said.

The portal is being developed and maintained by the National Informatics Centre. – PTI

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