Call to contribute to the evolving discourse on “Labour Law Enforcement” by NLU Delhi.

A significant opportunity for scholars, practitioners, and students to contribute to the evolving discourse on “Labour Law Enforcement”.
CTAG is glad to share Publication of a Special Book on “Labour Law Enforcement”. The last date for submission is 31 July 2024.


The National Law University Delhi (NLUD), established in 2008 by Act No.1 of 2008 of the
National Capital Territory of Delhi, is one of the premier law universities in India. The Centre
focuses on sensitising people to transparency and accountability in governance and
empowering professionals/functionaries such as students, lawyers, and public officials to
contribute effectively to ensure transparency and accountability in governance. It also works
towards creating and promoting quality research in transparency and accountability in
Besides publishing the International Journal of Transparency and Accountability in
Governance, many books on Good Governance, and the monthly magazine TAG, the Centre
has organised more than 10 National and International Events on Combating Corruption and
Good Governance. The Centre has also entered MOUs with Transparency International
India, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) New Delhi, the Commonwealth Human
Rights Initiative, NCPRI, and other institutions combating corruption and promoting good

In continuation of the dissemination of original and innovative endeavours in transparency
and accountability in governance, the CTAG has decided to publish a book titled “Labour
Law Enforcement” with an ISBN, covering the following themes.
1. A dearth of Empirical data to evaluate the effectiveness of enforcement of labour laws.
2. A dearth of Labour law Enforcement Infrastructure- skilled manpower, IT infrastructure, etc. for
effective and quality governance of Labour law
3. Dilution of Inspection system for industrial development and enforcement of Labour law
4. Effectiveness of the Labour tribunals in providing speedy and economical justice
5. Empowering workers for demanding Labour law enforcement
6. Enforcement of Labour rights through Civil proceedings: Effectiveness
7. Enforcement of law through criminal prosecution proceedings: Effectiveness
8. Impact of Liberalization, Privatization and globalization on enforcement, administration of Labour
9. Labour Administration of Social Security Schemes in Organized and Unorganized Sector Workers:
10. Labour Law Administration of Industrial Relations- IDA, TUs, Etc.
11. Labour Law Administration of Labour Welfare Measures- Workers’ Welfare Boards, Statutory and
Voluntary Welfare Schemes, etc.
12. Labour Law Administration of Law Governing OSH- Safety, health, Occupational and
Employment Injury.
13. Labour Law Administration of Law Governing Wage- Bonus, Minimum wages, Equal Remuneration
14. Labour law Controls/facilitates contract workers, administration, and enforcement.
15. Liability of Principal Employers and Labour Contractors for enforcement of Labour law
16. Liability of the State in diluting quality enforcement of Labour law
17. Quality of enforcement of OSH rights by DGFASLI, etc
18. Role of ILO in Promoting Meticulous compliance and enforcement of Labour Laws
19. Role of the Judiciary in enforcing workers rights
20. Role of the State- Central and State Labour administrative Agencies in quality Enforcement of
Labour laws
21. Role of Trade Unions in supporting/coercing Labour law enforcement
22. Any other topic directly or indirectly related to the administration, governance and enforcement of
Labour law.

Please consider the following specifications while submitting research papers.
• Submissions should be in Times New Roman font size 12 with 1.5 line spacing, justified
text, and 1-inch margins on all sides of an A4 sheet.
• Footnotes should be in Times New Roman font of size 10 with 1.0 line spacing. Endnotes
are not allowed.
• Graphics, Charts, Tables, and Diagrams should be numbered consecutively and included
in the body of the work. Submission must also be compatible with Microsoft Word.
• A research paper should not be more than 10000 words.
• Headings should follow the following standard:
➢ 1. LEVEL 1 HEADING: All Capitals & Bold;
➢ 1.1.1. Level 3 Sub-Sub-Heading: First Letter CAPITAL & BOLD & ITALIC;
➢ Level 4 Sub-Sub-Sub-Heading: Normal
• All manuscripts must be accompanied by an abstract of about 250- 300 words stating the
theme of the paper precisely, along with keywords.
• The submission must be the original work of the authors. Any form of plagiarism will
lead to disqualification.
• Submitted entries must not have been sent for consideration elsewhere for presentation
or publication.
• One Co-author is allowed.
• Authors should provide their contact details, designation, and institutional affiliation in
the cover letter for submission.
• Footnotes must conform to the Standard Indian Legal Citation (SILC) citation rules.
• The copyright of all entries shall be exclusively vested with NLU Delhi. The submission
would imply that the author has assigned such rights to NLU Delhi.

The last date for submission is 31 July 2024.

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