The National Labour Laws Association [NLLA] was founder and registered in August 1980. It is registered under the Societies Registration XXI of 1860 with registration No. S/11150 of 1980.
Executive President: Dr. Pravin Sinha
Treasurer: Mr. M. K. Garg
Secretary General: Dr. S. C. Srivastava
Dr. S. C. Srivastava
Secretary General, NLLA,
BG - 3, Law Appartments, Karkardooma, Delhi 110 092.
The National Labour Law Association (Established in 1980) with Dr. Nagendra Singh, Judge, International Court of Justice as the President and the Chief Justice of India as its Chief Patron. Its objective is to provide a forum for a free and frank exchange of ideas and experiences among the employers, employees, the professionals and the experts, as well as the Government officials so as to help all concerned to apply laws in their right perspective. The Ministry of Labour has conferred the “Consultative Body Status” on it’ ’In 1983 the Association set up an
The Association organized more than 300 hundred Seminars, Workshop and discussions on variety of subjects such as in Industrial Relations Law, Child labour , Women workers and Constitutional Law, Right to Information, Disinvestment, Industrial Jurisprudence, Contract Labour, Public sector enterprises –Disciplinary procedure, and among others adjudication’.
In 1989 the Association undertook a major research project called” Simplification, Rationalization and Consolidation of Labour laws.” The project was completed in 1994 known as Indian Labour Code 1994. The Code has been extensively quoted by the Second National Commission on Labour. The Association has also undertaken several research projects including ILO project on Worst Form of Child Labour and the study of structural adjustment and Labour. Its activities include meetings and seminars, newsletter, training programs and research.
Dr. Pravin Sinha is development economists by training. He began his professional career as a researcher- teacher of Business Economics. After teaching for almost a decade in Nigeria, he joined a national cooperative organization in India and later became its Managing Director. Currently, he is the Labour Advisor at the India Office of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung – a German development Foundations working on the philosophy of Social Democracy. In addition, Dr. Sinha is the Secretary General of the India Industrial Relations Association; a member of the NHRC’s Core Group on Bonded Labour; and is on the Board of All India Employers’ organization. He is associated with the Global Labour University also. At the national level he is closely association with the Central trade Union organizations and has been advising them particularly in the areas of labour law enforcement and reforms.
Pravin Sinha holds a Ph.D. in Economics and has large number of publications to his credit. Labour and its organizations has been his primary area of preoccupation. Accordingly, he has written extensively on issue impacting the Labour and its organizations. His latest book entitled “Containing Workplace Conflicts: Role of Social Partners” is focused at resolving conflict between workers and the management at the workplace. In addition he has been presenting his work in various forums at the national and global levels, many of which have appeared in journals of repute.
Dr. Sinha maintains a very close working relation with labour organizations functional at national, regional and global levels. He is on resource panel of the global union federations as also on ILO, IMI, TISS and XLRI.
Professor S.C. Srivastava obtained his LL.D. (Doctor of Laws) from the Calcutta University, and incidentally, the first LL.D. in Labour Law in India. Starting his Career as Lecturer in Law School, Banaras Hindu University, he served Jammu University as Associate Professor (Reader) and Kurukshetra University, as Professor of Law, Chairman, Department of Law and Dean, Faculty of Law. Earlier during 1986-88, he served the University of Calabar (Nigeria) as Professor; Head of the Department of Public and International Law and Dean, Faculty of Law. He also served the Law Commission of India during 1992-97, Research Professor, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi from 1999-2004 and Director, Institute of Industrial Relations and Personal Management, New Delhi from 2004-2008. He also served as a Visiting Professor in GGSIPUniversity Delhi, XLRI, Jamshedpur, and several other Indian and foreign Universities. He was Legal Consultant to Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board, New Delhi and NEPZ, NOIDA.
He was awarded rare distinction of Nation Fellow/National Professor from the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
Prof. Srivastava is presently serving as an Advocate in the Supreme Court of India. He is also the Secretary General, National Labour Law Association, New Delhi. He is also Visiting Professor in the Indian Law Institute, Indian Institute of Technology( New Delhi) and IIM (Rohtak). He is also the Member of the Sectoral Innovation Council appointed by the Prime Minister of India to review Labour Laws and Member, Advisory Board on Child Labour ,National Labour Institute, NOIDA.
Professor Srivastava was the Director of the U.G.C. sponsored National Seminar on Law as an Instrument of Rural Development and the Co-Director of Human Rights Workshop sponsored by African Section of Human Rights, London and the University of Calabar (Nigeria). He acted as Resource person for ILO Workshops on skills of Conciliation officer at Jaipur, Goa and Bhuvneshwar, imparted training to Presiding officer of Labour Court/Tribunal in the Workshops organised by the ILO and National Judicial Academy, Bhopal.
Prof. Srivastava has published several books and more than ninety research papers in India and abroad.