(The Gist of PIB) Government launches Logo of Labour Bureau and put emphasis on it
(THE GIST OF PIB) Government launches Logo of Labour Bureau and put emphasis on it
Government launches Logo of Labour Bureau and put emphasis on it
The official logo of Labour Bureau, an attached office of Ministry of Labour and Employment, was launched by Minister for Labour.
The newly launched logo represents that Labour Bureau is a data based organization dealing in data related to workers and work.
The logo also represents the three goals that Labour Bureau strives to achieve in producing quality data i.e. Accuracy, Validity and Reliability.
Blue wheel is a cog wheel representing work, choice of blue colour Sinifies that we deal with blue collar workers, the graph is not going up words alone as in real world data has ups & downs because it captures ground reality. A tricolored Graph, matching the colors of the National flag, along with wheat ears, signifying the fruit of rural agricultural labour, has been beautifully placed in the logo.
The functions/activities of Labour Bureau can be classified under the following major heads:
Compilation and maintenance of Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers, Agricultural/Rural Labourers, Retail Price Index of Selected Essential Commodities in Urban Areas etc.
Quick Employment Survey and Employment-Unemployment survey are also being conducted by Labour Bureau.
Labour Bureau, an attached office under Ministry of Labour and Employment, was set up on 1st October 1946.
It is entrusted with the work of compilation, collection, analysis and dissemination of statistics on different aspects of labour.
Labour Bureau has two main wings stationed in Shimla and Chandigarh.