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  1. An organization desirous of availing grant in aid of projects for women labour shall send their applications for central assistance to the concerned department of labour of the respective State Government.
  2. Contact link Please use the region tab for details.
  3. Please use the contact number of the respective office as per your area and get the concerned office contact details to apply. Please visit the respective office and consult with the designated authority about the application procedure. Please collect the application form or write on a plain A4 sheet as advised.
  4. Please use the following link to download the application form: link please refer to the page number 8.
  5. Complete the application form and attach all the required documents as per the “Required Documents” section of this page and submit it to the designated receiving authority as advised.
  6. Submitted application will be verified by the authorities. If all are in place, the applicant will be provided with acknowledgement for the submitted application. Please keep it safe for future reference.
  7. This application will be processed internally.
  8. Once the applicant’s details, documents and the proposals are credible, the department will send their views, comments and recommendation about the experience, financial capability, suitability of the organization, feasibility and viability of the project to be undertaken to the Ministry of Labour.
  9. On receipt of the recommendations from the state department, the Ministry of Labour will consider the application for aid.
  10. Thus, the proposals shall be examined by a Committee to validate all relevant factors such as eligibility, nature of activity proposed etc. Once the validation is over, based on the requirement, the applicant may be informed to make suitable modification of the proposal with respect to the size, scope, duration etc.
  11. On favourable condition of approval for the proposal, the committee will seek the budget approval of the integrated finance division (IFD).
  12. On approval of the IFD, the decision of the committee will be conveyed to the applicant (organization) in the form of an offer of “Grant-in-Aid”.
  13. On receipt of the offer from the committee, the organization has to submit the acceptance of offer. However, the maximum duration of the project for which the “Grant-in-Aid” is sanctioned, shall be for 3 years.
  14. On acceptance from the organization for the grant and before the release of the grant, the grantee should execute an agreement bond on stamp paper of requisite value. This agreement should be endorsed by two sureties in favour of the President of India. Please refer to the “Note” section below for more information on the agreement details.
  15. Once the organization submits their acceptance and signing of agreement bond is complete, 75% of the amount of assistance would be released as first instalment.
  16. The grantee should provide the Quarterly Progress Report to get the balance 25% of amount for the first year and 1st instalment for the 2nd year (i.e. 75% of the sanctioned annual assistance).
  17. Apart from the Quarterly Progress Report, the grantee should enclose the Audited Statement of Accounts (including Balance Sheet, Income & Expenditure Accounts and Receipt & Payments Account) & Utilization Certificate for the previous Financial Year and Inspection Report of an officer nominated by the Ministry of Labour.
  18. The requisition for the release of instalment grant can be made on a yearly basis. While submitting the request a copy of this request/application shall be sent to the State Government by Registered Post.
  19. The grantee shall follow the terms and conditions to get the sanctioned annual assistance as per the norms.

  • The joint secretary, in charge of women and child labour, ministry of labour heads the committee. The committee includes representatives from the Departments of Women & Child Development and Elementary Education, Government of India and the Financial Advisor (Ministry 3 of Labour) or his representative.
  • The committee meets at least twice in a year (month of April and August)
  • The details of agreement bond as below.
    • The grantee assures to abide by the conditions of the grant by the target dates, if any, specified therein.
    • The grantee assures that he/she will not divert the grants and entrust execution of the scheme or work concerned to another institution(s) or organization(s).
    • In case of the grantee failing to comply with the conditions or committing breach of the bond, the grantee and the sureties individually and jointly will be liable to refund the entire amount with interest (6% per annum on the amount of grant-in-aid) thereon or the sum specified under the bond to the President of India.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form. Please use the following link to download the application form link please refer to the page number 8
  • Applicant’s address proof (PAN card /driving licence / bank passbook / post office passbook /municipal holding receipt / electricity bill / telephone bill)
  • Applicant proof of identity (voter ID / passport / aadhaar card / driving licence)
  • Copy of certificate of registration (society/trust/co-operative)
  • Copy of prospectus
  • Constitution of the board of management
  • Annual report of the previous year
  • Copy of the receipts and payments accounts
  • Income and expenditure account
  • Balance Sheet for the previous 3 financial years, certified by a chartered accountant or by a government auditor
  • Write-up on brief history and a brief account of the activities of the organization since inception, particularly in the field of child/women labour
  • Details of any similar programmes, have been taken up on behalf or other Government department
  • GST details
  • PAN card
  • Aadhaar card

  • Apart from the above documents, authorities may ask for additional information or documents. Please provide them for processing.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Labour Commissioner,
Hutatma Babu Genu Mumbai Girni Kamgar Kaida Bhavan,
Senapati Bapat Road, Elphinstone,
Mumbai - 400 013.
Phone: 022-2430 6717 / 2422 7758 / 2436 0738.
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact link

Ministry of Labour & Employment,
Government of India,
Shram Shakti Bhawan, Rafi Marg,
New Delhi-110001.
Phone: 01123710265
Email: [email protected]
Contact details link1 AND link1 AND link2


  • The organization/institution/university/NGO must be registered in India in order to apply for the grant in aid.
  • An organization / institution are eligible to apply, provided that the organization / institution are…
    • A Society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
    • A Public Trust registered under any law for the time being in force.
    • A Registered Trade Union.
    • A Charitable Company licensed under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 and
    • A Universities/Institutions of higher learning set-up by an Act of Parliament/Assembly by Central/State Government and Organizations/Bodies/Self Help Group created under Plan/Non-Plan Scheme under the administrative control of Central/State Government Departments.
  • A voluntary organization is eligible to apply based on the following factors.
    • The organization should be in a sound financial position and it should have the capability of executing programmes effectively and smoothly. A minimum annual expenditure of recurring nature of the order of Rs. 50,000/- approximately during the last 3 years would be considered as an indicator.
    • The organization should preferably have three years of practical experience in the implementation of welfare programmes.
  • In the case of research projects, the scheme is limited to Universities/Institutions fulfilling the following criteria.
    • They shall be registered in India.
    • The Research/Academic/similar Institutions recognized by the Central/State Governments and Universities recognized by the University Grants Commission.
    • The organization should have prior experience of conducting at least one study in areas of social concern, either in thematic or in methodological dimension.


  • Fee information and other charges can be obtained directly from the concerned authorities while applying.
  • The applicant should pay the requisite value for the stamp paper to sign the agreement bond.
  • Under the scheme, voluntary agencies are given financial assistance by the Ministry of Labour on the recommendation of the State Government to the extent of 75% of the project cost for the rehabilitation of working children.


  • The maximum duration of the project shall be for 3 years, for which the grant in aid will be sanctioned.

Documents to Use[edit]

  • Please use the following link to download the application form: link please refer to the page number 8.

Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

  • This sanction of grant will be processed in 3 to 6 months from the date of receipt of the proposal.

Related Videos[edit]

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  • The grant shall not be used for the following categories.
    • Acquisition of land and building.
    • Purchase of vehicles, computers, typewriters, plant and machinery etc.
  • The organizations/institutions should make sure that, the grant-in-aid is used for the purpose for which sanction is given.
  • An annual utilization certificate (in form GRF 19A) shall be furnished by the organization concerned.
  • The organization shall submit a progress report after every three months for scrutiny by the Ministry.
  • An officer/authorized representative of the Ministry shall physically check the grantee accounts and functioning at least once in a financial year.
  • The amount of grant-in-aid released shall be credited to the account of the organization from where the withdrawal will be by cheque/draft according to the procedure prescribed by general financial rules.
  • An audited statement of accounts (in duplicate) shall be furnished to the Ministry within 3 months of the expiry of the time prescribed for which the grant was released.
  • Incomplete application will be rejected.
  • Do not submit fake documents as proof to get the grant.
  • Avoid spelling mistakes while filling the application form.
  • If it comes to notice of the department at a later date that particulars given by an applicant are either wrong or contrary to truth, action will be pursued against the applicant.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name and address of the organization
  • Nature of the organization
  • Date of voluntary organization’s constitution
  • Name of the project
  • Objective of the project
  • Duration of the project
  • Total cost of the project
  • Aadhaar card number
  • Place
  • Email ID
  • Mobile number

Need for the Document[edit]

  • As per the scheme, voluntary organizations/NGOs are being provided funds by way of grants-in-aid to take up action-oriented projects for the benefit of women labour.
  • This aid will be helpful in organizing working women, educating them about their rights/duties, legal aid to working women seminars, workshops, etc. aiming at raising the general consciousness of the society about the problems of women labour.

Information which might help[edit]

  • It would be open to the Ministry to stop further grants-in aid, if Government feels that the desired objectives are not being achieved or if the conditions or terms of the Government of India are not adhered to.
  • If there is any other sources of finance availed for the project (e.g. own funds, other organizations etc.), then please mention them in the proposal.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

  • Please use the following link for additional information link


More information which might help people.