One of the important functions of Labour Commissionerate under the Department of Labour, Govt. of West Bengal, is to implement the West Bengal Shops & Establishments Act, 1963 along with the Rules framed there under in the notified areas of the State of West Bengal. The Act has provisions for compulsory registration of all Shops & Establishments, issuance of appointment letters to the employees, regular payment of wages to the employees along with statutory leave, holidays, and specific working hours, prescribed opening and closing hours of the Shops & Establishments, and recovery of unpaid or illegally deducted wages.
Shop keepers / employers of shops / establishments, as the case may be, located at Kolkata area can apply for online registration of their shops or establishments, renewal of registration and incorporationf changes through this portal. The processing, online tracking, delivery of Registration certificate etc of the application will also be done through this portal.