Online Labour Portal Launched”.

The online portal facilitates the business community of Chandigarh and save their precious time and provides them the necessary documents on click of button. They can avail the facility of this portal to register their Shops & Commercial Establishments under the Punjab Shop & Commercial Establishment Act 1958. The department will also extend the online registration facility under other Enactments in near future.


The Labour Department, Union Territory, Chandigarh is headed by the Labour Commissioner who is also the Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh. The Secretary Labour is the Home Secretary. The Head of the office is Assistant Labour Commissioner who is assisted by Inspectorate and Ministerial staff.

Secretary Labour
Labour Commissioner
Assistant Labour Commissioner
Inspectorate and Ministerial staff


The Secretary Labour, Labour Commissioner and Assistant Labour Commissioner have jurisdiction over whole territory of Chandigarh. The entire area of Union Territory is divided into four circles and each circle has an independent Labour Inspector.

The Labour Department has multifarious functions to perform. This department is enforcing about two dozens labour enactments. The main function of the department is to maintain industrial peace and cordial relation between the worker and his employer. The other important function of the department is to ensure proper enforcement of labour laws.