The Factories Act, 1948

The Factories Act, 1948 is one of the important Acts among the Labour Laws and it is effectively enforced in all the public and private undertakings in the state, by the department. Under the provisions of the Act, among other things, safety, health and welfare should be efficiently provided to the workers.

Registration and grant of license being mandatory under section 6 of the Act, the department has registered a number of factories in the state, most of which are located in the foothills bordering Assam.