Ministry of Labour and Employment makes registration and licensing mandatory online on the Shram Suvidha Portal under Building and Other Construction Workers Rules, 1998

Sep 17, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Central Government, on September 04, 2018, has made makes the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Central (Amendment) Rules, 2018, after consultation with the expert committee, to further amend the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Central Rules, 1998.

In the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Central Rules, 1998,-

(i)                 in Rule 23(1), which gives manner of making application for registration of establishments,

(I)                 the words “in triplicate” shall be omitted;

(II)               for the words “to the registering officer of the area appointed under section 6 of the Act in which the building or other construction work is to be carried on by the establishment”, the words “online on the Shram Suvidha Portal of the Ministry of Labour and Employment in the Government of India” shall be substituted;

(ii)               in Rule 23, for sub-rule (2), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-

“(2)The payment of fees for the registration of the establishment referred to in sub-rule (1) shall be made by e-payment.”;

(iii)             in Rule 23, sub-rule (3), shall be omitted. Rule 23(3) stated that the application shall be either personally delivered to the registering officer or sent to him by registered post.

(iv)              in Rule 23, for sub-rule (4), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-

“(4) On submission of e-application referred to in sub-rule (1) by the applicant, an automated acknowledgement shall be generated electronically on the web-portal specified in the said sub-rule.”;

(v)                in Rule 24(1), which deals with duty of registering officer for registering the establishment and issuing a certificate of registration,:

(I)                 after the words “to the applicant”, the words, brackets and figures “online on the web portal specified in the sub-rule (1) of rule 23” shall be inserted;

(II)               for the word “fifteen”, the word “seven” shall be substituted;

(III)             after the words “by the registering officer shall be”, the words “generated electronically” shall be substituted;

(vi)              in Rule 24(3), for the words “the registering officer”, the words, brackets and figures “online on the web-portal specified in sub-rule (1) of rule 23” shall be substituted;

(vii)            in Rule 25, in sub-rule (1), which gives provisions for payment of additional fees, after the words “such employer to pay additional sums”, the words and letter “by e-payment” shall be inserted;

(viii)          in Rule 26, in sub-rule (2), which gives provision for informing the change in the number of workmen or the conditions of work, for the words “to the registering officer”, the words, brackets and figures “online on the web-portal specified in sub-rule (1) of rule 23” shall be substituted;

(ix)              Rule 33, dealing with payment of fees, shall be omitted.

[G.S.R. 828(E)] [Page 2]

URL: http://www.egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2018/189204.pdf


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