Mohali: Under the aegis of National Legal Services Authority, a workshop was organized for the implementation of Building and Other Construction Workers Act, 1996 and the Building and Other Construction Workers Cess Act, 1996 on Friday at the State Institute of Rural Development, Mohali.
Tejinderpal Singh Dhaliwal, Labour Commissioner, Ashish Kumar Bansal, CJM cum Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Patiala, Monika Lamba, Chief Judicial Magistrate cum Secretary District Legal Services Authority, Mohali, I.P.S. Jodhka from the Rural Development department and DDPOs, BDPOs took part. Ashish kumar Bansal, addressed the dignitaries,
Speakers told that any worker who has worked for 90 days in the state of Punjab as a construction worker can register himself with the Punjab Building and other construction Welfare Board and is eligible to avail the benefits under this scheme.
Tejinderpal Singh Dhaliwal, Labour Commissioner Punjab told that the major functions of the board are to register the construction workers in the state of Punjab, to frame welfare schemes for these construction workers and to provide them financial benefits under these schemes. He also told that once the worker is registered he is eligible to get the benefits for example Accidental death- Rs. 4.00 lakh , Natural Death- Rs. 3.00 lakh, 100% Disability- Rs. 4.00 lac, Shagun Scheme, Pension Scheme, Bhagat Puran Singh Sehat Beema Yojna: (BPSSBY Free Medical assistance, Scheme For Dangerous Ailments, Scheme for funeral and last rites, Scheme for funeral and last rites , Leave Travelling Concession, Free Cycle for Beneficiary, Free Cycle for Children of Beneficiary, Scheme For Spectacles, Denture and Hearing Aid , Scheme For General Surgery, Scheme For Labour Sheds Cum Night Shelters, Maternity Benefits etc.
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