The National Safety Council, set up by the Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of
India on 4th March, 1966 is an independent, non-commercial, non-profit making, nonpolitical
and autonomous society. It is registered as a society under the Societies
Registration Act, 1860 and a Trust under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950.
The management and control of the affairs of NSC are vested in a multi-partite Board of
Governors. It consists of 51 members, besides the Chairman who is nominated by the
Govt. of India. The Board has representations from Central Organizations of Employers
and Workers. Jt. Secretary i/c Industrial Safety & Health Division or his nominee from the
Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India is Ex-officio Member. Other Members
are elected by the members of the Council.
Headquartered in Navi Mumbai, NSC has a wide network of over 7,200 members
comprising Corporate, Individual and Life Members, with 18 State Chapters and 30 Action
Centres across the country.
NSC serves as a high quality resource centre for all services on Safety, Health and
Environment including a large variety of information, communication and educational
material throughout the country.