V.V. Giri National Labour Institute is governed by a General Council, whose President, the Union Labour & Employment Minister lays down broad policy parameters.
The General Council is a tripartite body with representation from Members of Parliament, Central Government, Trade Union Federations, Employers’ Association and Research Institutions.
The Institute's Executive Council, with Union Labour & Employment Secretary as its Chairperson, guides and monitors the affairs of the Institute.
The Director General is the Principal Executive and is responsible for implementation of the mandate through faculty and administration of the Institute.