The Labour Ministers’ Conference in its 22nd Session held in 1962 recommended:
”A Conference on ‘Safety in Factories’ should be convened and the question of setting up a National Safety Council for conducting a campaign on accident prevention should be considered”.
- The 24th Session of the Standing Labour Committee accepted the proposal concerning the constitution of the National Safety Council (NSC) in February, 1966.
- Accordingly, NSC was set up on 4th March, 1966 by the Ministry of Labour, Government of India.
- It was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and subsequently, as a Public Trust under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.