Factory Inspectorate



The Factory Inspectorate is headed by Chief Inspector of Factories who works under over-all control and supervision of Commissioner of Labour. There are 2 Deputy Chief Inspectors of Factories, 18 Inspector of Factories, 2 Medical Inspector of Factories and 2 Chemical Inspector of Factories. The Factory Inspectorate administers the Factories Act, 1948; Payment of Wages Act, 1936; Maternity Benefit Act, 1961; Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986; Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and the Bihar National Holidays and Festival Act, 1971 in the factories.


1. Organisation Chart

Click here for a pictorial representation of overall setup.


2. Contact Info

Click here for contact details of officers with the Inspectorate.


3. Forms under the Factory Act, 1948

Notification under Section 85.

Format of Application to the Site Appraisal Committee. (Rule 62-AH).

Fee Structure in the form of Schedule 'A', 'B' and 'C'.


3. Maternity Benefit Act, 1961

Annual Return under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 for the year ending on the 31st December, 2013.


4. Payment of Wages Act, 1936

5. Check-List for Registration of a Factory

Click to download necessary Check-List for Registration of a Factory under Section 85 of Factory Act, 1948.