• A District Level Task Force under the Chairmanship of the District Collector is functioning in all the Districts of the State from 14.11.2007. This task force substituted the District Committee for Enforcement which were functioning in the District.

  • Inspection teams formed under the above task force are conducting inspections in all hazardous, non-hazardous occupations, shops & establishments, all types of catering establishments and factories including domestic employment.

  • Apart from the raids conducted by the District level Task force, regular inspections are carried out by the Inspectors of Labour and Factories Departments.

  • The details of enforcement under Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986 and other allied Acts during the period from 2001 to 2013 and 2014 are furnished below:-

Details 2001-10 2011-14 2015 (upto May)
Establishments inspected 19,88,797 500821 74568
Violations 4,563 138 48
Prosecutions filed 7,945 71 3
Cases convicted 4,341 66 4
Fine amount imposed Rs.1.03 Crores Rs.6,77,000/- Rs.61,000/-
3 months imprisonment 14 cases Nil Nil
6 months imprisonment 2 cases Nil Nil
Children rescued from work 1,944 151 52
  • During the month of January 2015 enforcement officials in the districts have carried out special raids/ inspections with a view to vigorously enforce the laws prohibiting employment of children. 7339 inspections were carried out and 40 children were rescued from employment and rehabilitated.

  • In order to create mass awareness among the public in connection with the Anti Child Labour Day on 12th June 2015 special raids were conducted on 10.06.2015 and 11.06.2015. During the raids 3828 inspection were conducted and 11 contraventions notice. 12 Children were rescued from work and out of them 1 child was admitted in NCLP special training centre, 8 children were handed over to Child Welfare Committee and the remaining 3 children were re admitted in regular schools.

  • In Tamil Nadu 161 categories of officials from various Departments have been notified as Inspectors under the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 as per section 17 of the said act.