The Dattopant Thengadi National Board for Workers Education and Development (DTNBWED) (erstwhile Central Board for Workers Education), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Labour was established by the Govt. of India to implement the Workers Education Scheme. The DTNBWED is committed at achieving the objectives of creating and increasing awareness and educating the workforce for their effective participation in the socio-economic development of the society, industry and nation as a whole.
The DTNBWED endeavors to widen the awareness of the workers and exposes them to the best practices in the employment, industry and government and to train them in techniques of trade unionism. The DTNBWED also aims to bringing about consciousness among workers about their rights, duties and responsibilities and awareness generation about the activities /schemes being implemented for the welfare of workers working in rural and unorganized sectors. The Board has it's Headquarter at New Delhi and 50 Regional Directorates all over India.
It organizes different types of training programmes for the workers of organized, unorganized and rural sectors at the National, Regional, Unit and Village level with the aim to facilitate empowerment process amongst workers. The Board extends financial support in the form of Grants-in-Aid to the registered Trade Unions and other institutions for conducting their own Workers Education Programmes.
The Head Quarter is situated at New Delhi
Dattopant Thengadi National Board for Workers Education and Development
2nd Floor, Employment Exchange Building, Pusa Complex, Pusa Road,
Near Industrial Training Institute (ITI),
New Delhi- 110 012