National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector
Agency overview
Agency executive
  • Chairman
  • Deputy Chairman
Parent agencyMinistry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) is a national body commissioned by the Indian government to address the issues faced by enterprises in relation to the unorganised sector[1]


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The Commission was established in 2004 under the chairmanship of Dr. Arjun Sengupta to act as an advisory board for matters regarding the informal employment sector.[2] In India, the informal sector of the economy represents 80.8% of the total workforce (according to PFLS 2017-18 report).[3][4]

In 2006 to solve the problem of unorganized sector, Labour Ministry of India has found a commission which is known as Arjun Sengupta Commission and making its recommendation as a basis a National Commission for Enterprise Unorganized Sector was constituted.


  1. ^ "National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector, Chapter VIII" (PDF). MSME. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  2. ^ Report on Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihoods in the Unorganised Sector. Academic Foundation, NCEUS. 2008.
  3. ^ "ECONOMIC SURVEY" (PDF).((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ Breman, Jan (2010). The Great Transformation in the Setting of Asia. Oxford University Press. p. 22.