Unemployment continues to be one of the most of the burning topics of the country as well of the State. Factors like high growth of population, rapid spread of general & technical education and training and lesser development in industrial & services sectors mostly aggravates the unemployment situation. It is, therefore, necessary to tackle this problem through accurate manpower planning and data pertaining to stock of different categories of manpower, particularly educated and trained manpower, employment and unemployment situation etc.are very much essential for making such planning fruitful.
The objective of manpower planning is to mobilize the human resources properly and generate opportunities of full employment within a given time frame. A reliable database is the most important pre-requisite for manpower planning for faster social and economic development.
Periodicity of Publication
Labour and manpower division deals with preparation and publication of “FACT BOOK ON MANPOWER” on quinquennial basis..
The division collects data from different offices/institutions of 30 districts for preparation of “Fact Book on Manpower ’’for different series .Besides, the decennial Population Census, quinquennial NSS reports, Economic Censuses and annual Employment Exchanges are the major sources of information on working force and employment & unemployment position.
Working of workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923
Labour and manpower division also collects data on annual return on the working of the workmen’s compensation Act,1923 from 15 centres. They are: one Joint Labour Commissioner, Bhubaneswar,four Deputy Labour Commissioners from Rourkela ,Cuttack, Sambalpur ,and Jeypure, four Assistant Labour Commissioners from Angul, Balasore,Jajpur Raod, Jajpur and Berhampur and six A.D.Ms from Bolangir, Nuapada, Kolahandi, Mayurbhanj, Puri and phulbani & furnishes the same to the Labour Bureau ,Simla, Govt. of India in the format prescribed by them . The consolidated complied data is submitted annually to the Labour Bureau ,Simla,Govt.of India.
Employment Un-employment survey
The division also conducts supervision work for Employment - Un-employment Survey on behalf of Ministry of Labour and Employment ,Labour Bureau, Chandigarh, Government of India.
The 7th series of “ Fact Book on Manpower’’ containing data for the years from 2002-03 to 2006-07 has been already been published in the year 2009.The data collection for 8th series for the years from 2006-07 to 2013-14 report has been completed and placed before the technical committee for approval.