J&K Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board

Government of Jammu & Kashmir

Employers

Responsibility and Duties of Employers
  • The Act makes it mandatory for every employer to give notice of commencement of any building or other construction work at least 30 days before the commencement with complete details including nature of the work involved, number of workers likely to be employed, approximate duration of the work and the arrangement for the storage of the explosives to be used in the building or other construction work.
  • Every employer is required to get its Establishment registered within 60 days from its commencement or from the date on which this Act becomes applicable to such Establishments.
  • Employers are also responsible for payment of wages to each Building Worker employed by him providing weekly paid rest wages for overtime basic welfare amenities like creches, first aid, canteen etc, as provided under the Act and the rules framed there after.
  • Every employer is required to pay the Cess @ 1 % of the cost of construction to the Delhi Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board.
Registration of Building Workers as Beneficiaries

Every employer shall,- In relation to an establishment to which this Act applies on its commencement within a period of 60 days from such commencement: and In relation to any other establishment to which this Act may be applicable at any time after such commencement, within a period of 60 days from the date on which this Act becomes applicable to such establishment Make an application to the registering offices for the registration of such establishment: Provided that the registering officer may entertain any such application after the expiry of the periods aforesaid, if he is satisfied that the applicant was prevented by sufficient cause from making the application within such period. Every application under sub-section (1) shall be in such form and shall contain particulars and shall be accompanied by such fees as may be prescribed After the receipt of the application under sub-section (1) , the registering officer shall register the establishment and issue a certificate of registration to the employer thereof in such form and within such time and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed Where the registration of an establishment under this section , any change occurs in the ownership or management or other prescribed particulars in respect of such establi9shment, the particulars regarding such change shall be intimated by the employer to the registering officer within 30 days of such change in such form as may be prescribed.

Fee to be Paid

The fees to be paid for the grant of a certificate of registration under rule 24 shall be specified below, namely : If the number of workers proposed to be employed as building workers, for a building or other construction work on one day:

  • is up to 100 : ₹ 300.00
  • exceeds 100 but does not exceed 500 : ₹ 1,000.00
  • exceed 500 : ₹ 5,000.00