Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments

Ministry of Labour and Employment
Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh


  • To inspect factories, shops, industries and commercial establishments, tea garden, railway, internal water transport and road transport for establishing the terms of employment, safety, health issues, labour welfare, payment of wages, ascertaining working hours, leave etc. under the Bangladesh Labour Law, 2006 along with the other existing regulations.
  • Investigate and response to every complaint received
  • Giving explanations on labour law and rules related issues
  • To eliminate child labour
  • To monitor factories of high hazardous risks
  • To share knowledge and experiences with workers , employers and concerned organizations
  • To lodge cases in the labour court against the law violating employer or authority
  • To approve the construction, modification and expansion plan of a factory
  • To issue registration for factory and also to renew the licence
  • To correspond with various government organizations, employers association and trade union for the proper implementation of labour laws
  • To give exemption to a management from certain labour rules for the sake of special public interest considering special cases/conditions
  • To co-operate the government for the amendment together with materialization, formulation of labour laws and regulations
  • To collaborate closely with ILO on ILO Conventions and recommendations.
  • To give assistance to international organizations in making survey report on labour inspection, wage administration, condition of work, occupational health and safety
  • To attend as a government representative in international and national seminars, meetings and forums on labour inspection and productivity
  • Control and ensure legal compliance by the employers and employees on labour laws
  • Determine measures and procedures on inspection
  • Jointly carry out assigned works with other concerned agencies
  • Promoting occupational safety and Health(OSH) system in the workplaces
  • Promoting prevention and monitoring systems on accidents at work and surveillance on occupational diseases
  • Minimize the problems pertaining occupational injuries or diseases caused by working conditions
  • To carry out promotional and publicity programs to employers, workers and the general public to foster and increase the awareness of occupational safety and health


Md. Shamsuzzaman Bhuiyan
Additional Inspector General (Additional Secretary)
Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments
BFDC Commercial Complex, 23-24 Karwan Bazar (2nd & 3rd floor), Dhaka 1215

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