Ministry of Labour and Employment vide notification dated December 29, 2017 has amended the Building and Other Construction Workers’ (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Central Rules, 1998. Vide this amendment-
· In Rule 23(1), for the words and figure “in Form I annexed to these rules”, the words and figures “in Form XIII annexed to the Rationalisation of Forms and Reports under Certain Labour Laws Rules, 2017” shall be substituted;
· In Rule 242, for sub-rule (1), the following sub-rule shall be substituted which reads as:
“Every employer of a registered establishment shall file a Unified Annual Return online in Form XIV annexed to the Rationalisation of Forms and Reports under Certain Labour Laws Rules, 2017, on the Shram Suvidha Portal of the Ministry of Labour and Employment on or before the 1st day of February following the end of the year to which it relates.”;
· Form XXV which relates to Annual Return of Employer to be sent to the Registering Officer shall be omitted.