The initiatives and support for the Eradication of child Labour in India through the government sector, non-government sector, judiciary, social workers and public at large has raised hopes for creating mass movement against the menace of child labour and provide universal compulsory education for children.
Several legislations have been passed from time to time to prohibit or improve the working conditions of child labour. Legislations relating to the regulations of child labour concentrates on four basic issues:-
1. Minimum age for employment of children.
2. Maximum period of work per day and forbidding work at night.
3. Prohibition of certain types of work for children.
4. Medical Examinations of all working children