Circular No.13/2021-22,Dated:18/6/2021-Further Directions to be followed for the Financial Assistance to Unattached Workers Suffering from Covid-19+ | Circular No.12/2021-22, Dated:16/6/2021 - Covid-19 Preventive Activities:Further Directions to be followed on working hours & attendance of Off. staff | Circular No.11/2021-22, Dated:15/6/2021 - Wage Disbursement to Daily Wage Staff During Lockdown period regarding | Circular No.10/2021-22, Dated:31/5/2021 - Repaying of Loans & Advances from Unattached Workers those who are removed from Roll during Lockdown period | Circular No.09/2021-21, Dated:31/5/2021 - Regarding Loan exemption from Unattached Workers Wages due to lockdown | Circular No.08/2021-22, Dated:25/5/2021-Further Directions for Special Financial Assistance to Unattached Workers during Lockdown due to Covid Spread | Circular No.07/2021-22, Dated:19/5/2021 - Special Financial Assistance to Unattached Workers during May,2021 Lockdown due to Covid-19 Spread in Kerala | Circular No.06/2021-22, Dated:17/5/2021 - Regarding the opening of Offices to provide Financial Assistance to Head load Workers during Lockdown | Circular No.05/2021-22, Dated:07/05/2021 - Covid-19, Phase II-Lockdown Guidelines regarding | Circular No.04/2021-22, Dated:04/05/2021 - Unattached Scheme, Minimum Pension Raised to 1600/- Orders issued |



A Board constituted under section 14 of KERALA HEADLOAD WORKERS ACT 1978 for the purpose of exercising the powers and performing the functions of the Board under KERALA HEADLOAD WORKERS ACT 1978 and the SCHEMES made under the ACT it is a body corporate with the name specified ,having perpetual succession and a common seal, created by notification in the gazette by the govt ,consist of members nominated from time totime by the govt representing the employers the Headload workers and the governmentrepresenting equal be in number, to exercise such powers and perform such function andfollow such procedure as may be specified in THE SCHEME or in THE RULES made under this ACT and in the exercise of the power and the discharge of its functions, the board to be bound by such directions as the government may give to it from time to time.

The board shall have the following powers and shall be responsible for all matters connected with

  • The administration of the fund as specified in the scheme or schemes.
  • The collection of contribution the respective funds under the scheme or schemes.
  • Render necessary advice to govt on general welfare of the headload workers.
  • To furnish information on such matters as the govt may refer to it from time to time.
  • To create a fund called the headload workers general fund .
  • Administration of Headload Workers General Fund utilised only for the purposes provided for in the act rules and schemes formulated from time to time
  • All money belonging to the fund shall be invested in such manner as may be specified by the govt from time to time see r19
  • All expenses incurred in respect of and loss if any arising from any investment shall be charged to the fund
  • Submit annual report on working of scheme to Govt then to legislature
  • Auditing the accounts
  • Preparation of Budget


The Board and the Committees are implementing the Scheme formulated by the Govt of Kerala for regulating the head loading activities in Kerala and Welfare of headload worker’s . Comparing with other welfare boards the Kerala Headload Workers Welfare Board is implementing 3 different schemes related to headload workers namely

Scheme No.(approx)
Kerala Headload Workers (regulation of Employment and welfare ) scheme 1983 39802
Kerala Headload Workers (Scattered group)Welfare Scheme 1999. 36109
Kerala Headload Workers (Attached group), Welfare Scheme 1995. 1045