INDIAN NATIONAL TRADE UNION CONGRESS (INTUC) was established on 3rd May 1947 as a federation of Trade Unions by Congress stalwart Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. INTUC is the part and parcel of Congress Party which is already mentioned in the "CONSTITUTION" of 1947 adopted by the Congress Party.
Since independence of our country Indian National Trade Union Congress and affiliated unions always stood at No. 1 position in all sectors / organizations. INTUC has a great history and is a mass movement respected by working class all over the world. It is a movement which has a long history of struggle for the cause of workers. INTUC has always remained in the centre stage of all major trade union movement in the country since its inception and it has earned a high degree of respect among the trade union fraternity all over the world. Indian as well as the working class all over the world look towards its leadership for guidance. INTUC has also given its constituent units an ample scope for expression of their views and action in a democratic manner. It has immensely contributed in strengthening the democratic tradition of the country.
INTUC is aimed at welfare of workers, working in both the organized and unorganized sectors as well as to strengthen relation among workers, trade unions and industrialists for the economic growth of the country.