About Us

Labour is a concurrent subject under the Constitution of India and both the Central and State Governments are competent to enact legislations subject to certain matters being reserved for the Centre.

The Office of the Labour Commissioner, Meghalaya, Shillong was created and started functioning in the year 1973. The main responsibility of the Office is to protect and safeguard the interests of workers by ensuring a healthy working environment for higher production and productivity besides safeguarding and ensuring the rights of the workers coming from poor and downtrodden families and working in organized and unorganized sectors are not deprived. The Office of the Labour Commissioner sought to achieved these objectives through the implementation of and enforcement of various labour laws