Ministry of Labour and Employment issues draft Maternity Benefit (Crèche in the Mine Establishments) Rules, 2018

Feb 16, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Ministry of Labour and Employment vide notification dated February 12, 2018 has issued draft Maternity Benefit (Crèche in the Mine Establishments) Rules, 2018. The Mines Crèche Rules, 1966 issued under the Mines Act, 1952 shall mutatis mutandis be the Rules under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 with the following modifications:-

(i)     The owner or agent of every mine wherein 50 or more persons are employed shall be required to provide crèche in accordance with the said Rules.

(ii)   Use of crèche shall also be permitted to children of temporary/daily-wage/consultant/contractual workers employed by the Mine.

The distance of facility of crèche shall not be more than five hundred meter from the entrance gate of the establishment.

Any Objection or suggestion on the said draft rules may be sent to Shri H.L.Meena, Director, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Shram Shakti Bhawan, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001 within thirty (30) days from the date on which the copies of this notification as published in the Official Gazette are made available to the public.

[G.S.R. 163(E)]




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