• The Labour Ministers' Conference in its 22nd Session held in 1962 recommended:
  • ''A Conference on 'Safety in Factories' should be convened and the question of setting up a National Safety Council for conducting a campaign on accident prevention should be considered''.

The President's first Conference on Industrial Safety organised in Delhi from 11th to 13th December, 1965 by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India (GOI) in cooperation with the State Governments, Employers' Organisations, Trade Unions and Institutions concerned had affirmed ''There is a consensus of opinion in favour of setting up National and State Safety Councils''.

  • The 24th Session of the Standing Labour Committee accepted the proposal concerning the constitution of the National Safety Council (NSC) in February, 1966.

  • Accordingly, NSC was set up on 4th March, 1966 by the Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

  • It was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and subsequently, as a Public Trust under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.
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