The Delhi Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board
As provided, under section 18 (1) of the Act, Govt. of NCT of Delhi has constituted the Delhi Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board under the Chairmanship of the Hon’ble Minister of Labour, Delhi
Functions of the Board :
(a) To constitute Building and Other Construction Workers Fund and to utilize the same for providing certain welfare measures like financial assistance to the families in case of accident, old age pension (the amount of pension shall be Rs. 150 - per month and all increase of Rs. 10/- shall be given for every completed years of service beyond 5 years), housing loans, payment of insurance premium, education, medical and maternity benefits to the workers registered with the Board.
(b) To sanction financial assistance to the extent of Rs. 15,000/- to nominees/dependants of a member towards death benefit in case of death. In case the death is due to accident during the course of employment the nominees 1 dependants of the member are to be given Rs. 50,000 /- towards death benefit.
To provide maternity benefit of Rs. 1000 /- to the women employees who are beneficiary of the fund during the period of maternity. Such benefit is however limited to two cases of maternity for each beneficiary.
(d) To sanction an amount of Rs. 1000/- to the nominee/dependants of the deceased member towards funeral expenses.
(e) To provide disability pension, loan for purchase of tools, medical assistance to the beneficiary, financial assistance for education and financial assistance for marriage.
(a) Under the Act a building worker who has completed 18 years of age but has not completed 60 years and has been engaged in building or any other construction work for not less than 90 days during the preceding 12 months and who is not a member of any other Welfare Fund established under any law for the time being in force, is eligible for registration as beneficiary by paying a registration fee of Rs.25/-.(Rs.5/- for registration once in time + Rs. 20/- for yearly contribution)
(b) A beneficiary under this Act shall cease to be as such when he/she attains the age of 60 years or when he/she is not engaged in building or other construction work for not less than 90 days in a year.
The building worker who has been registered as beneficiary will contribute a sum of Rs. 20/- per year towards the fund. This contribution shall be remitted in advance once a year .
Last Updated Date :- 30-11-2018
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