Nirma University: Online Training Programme On "Legal Aspects Of Handling Contract Labour With Directives Of The Supreme Court” [April 8th -9th]


18 March 2024 7:43 AM GMT

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    Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad is organizing an Online Training Programme on "Legal Aspects of Handling Contract Labour with Directives of the Supreme Court” in Online Mode from April 8th to 9th.

    The Programme is open for students of law, MBA (HR), and others, professionals, industry experts, academicians, etc.

    Nirma University was established by the initiative of the NIRMA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION (NERF). The University was established in the year 2003 as a statutory university under a special act passed by the Gujarat State Legislative Assembly. It is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act. The University is duly accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an “A+” Grade. The University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). Functioning under the aegis of NERF, the University consists of the Institute of Technology, Institute of Management, Institute of Pharmacy, Institute of Law, Institute of Science, Institute of Architecture and Planning, Institute of Commerce, Department of Design.

    The University is identified with cutting-edge research, robust academic programmes, quality teaching-learning processes and overall personality development interventions for its students. The 110-acre sprawling state of art campus provides refreshing environment and stimulates intellectual growth and creativity.


    Nirma University has established a Centre for Continuing Education with the following objectives:

    • To provide Need-based Continuing Education, Knowledge, Training etc. in various fields to all stakeholders.
    • To assist working professionals in the industry in widening their knowledge base and in improving their skills.
    • To arrange Workshops, Lectures, Seminars, and Services, on request.
    • To identify employment potential areas and to conduct a competency-based skilled development programme.
    • To conduct Vocational Training to meet the specific needs of industrial businesses.
    • To conduct short-duration and long-duration programmes in Management, Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, Science, Law and Architecture.
    • To conduct a Training Programme for Competitive Examinations.
    • To coordinate the continuing education programme offered by various Institutes at the University level.


    Institute of Law was set up under the aegis of Nirma University in the year 2007 with a vision to promote excellence in the field of legal education and to meet the ever increasing demand of the new and innovative legal education. The Institute is committed to exploring multidisciplinary approaches through its unique curriculum and revolutionizing legal education through modern pedagogies thereby adapting to the changing world in which law professionals operate.

    • The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Management, Government of India has ranked ILNU 27th in the Law Institute.
    • The Gujarat State Institutional Rating Framework (GSIRF), Department of Education has rated ILNU 4 Stars in law institute.
    • Ranked First in the West Zone ranking and 24th in the overall ranking in the 'Top Law School' category by the Business World, 2023
    • Ranked Twenty First in All India Ranking in Law Institutes by India Today, July 2023
    • Ranked Sixth in All India Ranking Private Law Institute by The Week, June 2023
    • Ranked First in State Ranking Private Law Institute by Open The Magazine, August 2022
    • Ranked Fifth in West Zonal Rank Private Law Institute by Open The Magazine, August 2022
    • Ranked Seventh in Private Law Institute in India by Outlook, July 2022


    As per the 2011 census, total workforce in India is 54,46 crores of which 4,15 crores workers are engaged in Organised Sector while 50,31 crore workers are engaged in Unorganised sector. In organized sector, the employment of contract labour is very common. The compliance of all the labour laws inclusing the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 is significant to prevernt the exploitation of contract workers.

    Contract Labour is governed by the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970. The object of the Act is to prevent exploitation of contract labour and also to introduce better condition of work. Contract workmen are indirect employees, and differs from direct labour in terms of employment relationship with the establishment, method of wage payment and social security benefits.

    This programme is designed by the experts keeping in mind the importance and applications of Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970. The programme is expected to be useful for the participants who have a legal background and non-law background and the people who are directly or indirectly involved in the engagement of contract labour. The Programme structure is designed to equip the participants with the basic knowledge of the law of the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970.


    After completion of the programme, the participant of the programme will be awarded the Certificate of Completion as per grading schemes application at the Institute of Law, Nirma University.

    The certificate will be awarded to the participants who appear in the MCQ.

    Attendance is compulsory in the course.


    · Students (UG & PG)

    · PhD Research Scholars

    · Academicians

    · Professionals

    · Industry Experts

    · Any other person who is interested in Labour laws and contract labour law


    Last Date of Registration

    31st March 2024

    Confirmation of Selection

    31st March 2024

    Commencement of Classes

    5th April 2024

    Registration link:



    Types of Participants

    NU Participants


    Students (UG/PG/Research Scholars), Academicians, Professionals, Industry, etc.


    External Participants

    Rs. 1500/-

    Students (UG/PG/Research Scholars), Academicians, Professionals, Industry, etc.

    The details for payment of registration fee is as follows:

    Account Name: Centre for Continuing Education Address: Nirma University Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad-382481

    Bank IFSC Code: KCCB0NRM097

    9 Digit MICR code: 380126029

    Bank Account No: 09720180200

    For further details, contact Dr. Gururaj Devarhubli (Assistant Professor of Law, ILNU) on +91 98989 04046 or

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