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Concluded: National Convention-cum-Training Programme on Eradication of Bonded Labour

Date: 28/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

Venue: Udaipur, Rajasthan, India


To apply for this course, please click here

First Day 



Resource person/Speaker

9:00 am – 9:45 am

Registration of Participants

Shri Sorabh Gupta

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Inaugural Ceremony: Lighting of lamp and Address by guests

Guest of Honor – Rajesh Kumar Yadav, Labour Secretary, Govt. of  Rajasthan


Swami Agnivesh Ji- President of BMM


Senior Advocate Dr. Colin Gonsalves, Founder of HRLN


Ms. Kavita Srivastav, PUCL, Rajasthan


Shri Sandeep Chachra, Country Director, Action Aid


Prof. Anand Palival, Dean, Law College, MLSU


Dr. Mahaveer Jain, Senior Fellow VV Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, Uttar Pradesh


Rajiv Khandelwal, Founder of Ajeevika Bureau, Udaipur

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Display of short film on Bonded Labour

11:15 am – 11:30 am

Tea Break

11:30 am – 12:45 pm

Identification and prevention of Bonded Labour

Smt. Meva Bharti,  Rajasthan Mahila Kaamgar Union


Shri Tulsidas–Jai Bhim, Jodhpur, Rajasthan


Shri Baghamber Patnaik, Odisha Goti Mukti Andolan


Shri Sudhir Katiyar, Prayas Centre for Labour Research and Action, Udaipur


Shri A. Krishna, Hyderabad Solidarity Committee 


Shri Khemraj Bheel, Social Activist, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

Open House Discussion

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Process of Rescue and Release of Bonded Labour

Shri Madan Vaishnav, Rajasthan Eenth Battha Labour Union


Shri Vijay Goel, Rajasthan Bal Adhikar Sanrakshak Sajha Abhiyan


Advocate Deepak Kumar Singh, HRLN


Shri Ashok Samrath, Social Activist, Ahemdabad, Gujarat


Shri Shiva Prasanna, Action for Social Justice, Karnataka


Shri Ajeet Singh, Guriya, Uttar Pradesh

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Open Discussion

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

High Tea

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Trial and Prosecution in matters of Bonded Labour

Advocate Varun Kumar Pathak, Society for Equality


Advocate Aditi Gupta, HRLN


Shri Ramesh Nathan, National Dalit Movement for Justice


Advocate Ali Zaidi, HRLN Lucknow, U.P.


Advocate Rajesh Singhvi, Udaipur Rajasthan


Advocate Pragya Parijat Singh, HRLN


Advocate Anant Asthana, Delhi.


Dr. K.K. Krishnan, Adivasi Solidarity Group, Tamil

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Open Discussion

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourers and Introducing New Rehabilitation Policy

Shri Onkar Sharma, Central Regional Labour Commissioner


Shri Bashir Sheikh, Member, Central Advisory Board on Child Rights and Director, ARD


Shri Nitin Panwar, Rashtriye Hamal Panchayat, Pune, Maharashtra


Shri Ramesh Kumar, Secretary, Sankalp, Baran, Rajasthan


Swami Agnivesh, President, BMM, Delhi

5:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Open Discussion



Second Day



Resource Person/Speaker

9:00 am- 10:00 am

Interrelationship Between Trafficking and Bonded Labour

Shri P.M. Nayyar, TISS, Mumbai


Shri Ajeet Singh, Guriya , Uttar Pradesh


Advocate Degree Prasad, Chhattisgarh, HRLN


Mohammed Shafir, Social Activist, Delhi


Advocate Sneha Mukherjee, HRLN

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Open Discussion

10:15 am – 11:00 am

Role of NHRC and other commissions

Shri O.P. Vyas, Assistant Registrar Law, NHRC


Shri Himanshu Kumar, DCPO, Mansa, Punjab


Advocate Anant Asthana, Delhi


Dr. Avnish Nagar, Director of Childline &  Professor ,Udaipur School of Social Work, JRNRV

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Tea Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Role of Trade Unions and VOs & CBOs

Shri Prabhat Sinha, Trade Union Leader, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan


Shri Anibrot, Shramik Sahayata Kendra, Kolkata, West Bengal


Shri Himmat Seth, Samta Sandesh Patrika


Mohammed Harun, Lal Jhanda Mazdoor Union, Madhya Pradesh


Mr. Ramedra Kumar, Gen. Secretary of TUCC

12:15 pm – 1:00  pm

Global Supply Chain and Forced Labour Practices

Ms. Roli Srivastava, Journalist Thomson Reuters Foundation


Ms. Kaumudi Joshi, Cividep


Kabir Arora, Social Activist, Hasiru Dala, Bengaluru, Karnataka

1:00pm – 1:15pm

Open Discussion

1:15pm – 2:00pm


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Migrant Labour: How Distress Migration leads to conditionality of bondage and their current scenario

Shri Santosh Poonia, Labour Line, Udaipur, Rajasthan


Shri Madhukant Patharia, Director, SALAH


Sister Lissy Joseph, Domestic Worker Movement, Hyderabad

Father Jaison, CBCI, Delhi

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Use of Public Interest Litigation for Bonded Labourers

Senior Advocate Dr. Colin Gonsalves, Founder of HRLN


Advocate Kabir Ali Zia Chaudhary, HRLN


Advocate Anupradha Singh, HRLN


Advocate Olivia Bang, HRLN


Advocate Fazal, HRLN


Advocate Tara Chand, HRLN, Jaipur, Rajasthan

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Tea Break

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Action Plan of NCCEBL

Facilitated by Shri Chandan Kumar

5:15 pm – 5:45

Passing of Resolution

Facilitated by Shri Nitin Panwar, Rashtriye Hamal Panchayat, Pune, Maharashtra



Videos from the training

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