Centre for Labour Research and Action

A New Paradigm of Organizing Working Class

Program Portfolio

Sector profile: Centre’s primary focus is on brick kilns, construction, and agriculture sector. It also works with cotton ginning workers.


Geographical profile: Centre’s work has national profile. It started work in Gujarat as the destination. In brick kilns, its work has expanded to include Rajasthan and Telengana. However Centre is also active in the source states that feed these destination areas. These states are Rajasthan, UP, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and MP.


Trade Unions Promoted: Centre has sponsored a number of trade unions to mobilize and organize workers in the informal sector. The trade unions promoted are


Majdur Addhikar Manch, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Int Bhatta Majdur Union, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Ginning and other Small Industries Workers Union, Gujarat

Dakshini Rajasthan Majdur Union, Udaipur, Rajasthan

Rajasthan Pradesh Int Bhatta Majdur Union, Bhilwara, Rajasthan

Shramik Adhikar Manch, Bolangir, Odisha

Inta Bhatt Majdur Union, Hyderabad