Employment of Transport and Professional sector GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 27...
DATA ON TRANSPORT AND PROFESSIONAL SECTOR EMPLOYMENT
27. SHRI MAHESH PODDAR:
Will the Minister of Labour and Employment be pleased to state:
(a)whether it is a fact that all-India surveys are being conducted to collect data regarding transport and professional sector employment, as well as migrant and domestic labour;
(b)if so, the tentative schedule, data collection and processing mechanisms, and objectives of this survey;
(c)whether open-source data collection will be used for these surveys;
(d)whether Government plans to develop data collection initiatives of this sort into dynamic all-India databases of labour and employment in the future; and
(e) whether the results of these surveys will be made public?
(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)
(a) to (e): A statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) TO (e) OF STARRED QUESTION NO. 27 FOR ANSWER ON 03.02.2021 REGARDING DATA ON TRANSPORT AND PROFESSIONAL SECTOR EMPLOYMENT BY SHRI MAHESH PODDAR.
(a) to (e): Labour Bureau, an attached office of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, has been entrusted with the task of conducting the following four All-India surveys :
- All India Survey on Migrant workers,
- All India Survey on Domestic workers,
- All India Survey on employment generated by Professionals, and
- All India Survey on employment generated in the Transport sector.
An Expert Group has been constituted by the Government of India on 09th September, 2020 to examine and finalize the schedules, sampling design and other technical details of all the aforesaid surveys being conducted by Labour Bureau.