Ques1. Who can become member of the Board?
Ans: a) Any construction worker whose age is between 18 to 60 years and has worked in Punjab State in any construction work for minimum of 90 days in a year.
Ques2: For how long period a construction worker can get registered at a time?
Ans: A construction worker can get membership for a maximum period of five year and minimum period of three at a time.
Ques3: What is the rate of registration fee?
Ans: The rate of registration fee is Rs 25/- at the time of registration. It is a one time fee.
Ques4: What is the rate of contribution?
Ans: A registered worker is required to contribute @ Rs. 10/- per month as contribution fee to the board. He may deposit this contribution for maximum three year at a time.
Ques5: How to apply for registration?
Ans: Any construction worker who is of 18 years and below 60 years’ age and has worked in Punjab State for not less than 90 days shall apply for registration as construction worker online through sewa kendra or in office of the Labour Inspectors of the area.
Ques6: To Whom apply?
Ans: A construction worker who intends to get himself registered as member of the Board shall apply to the Labour Inspector of his area.
Ques7: Documents required for registration?
Ans: The documents required for registration are age proof( If no age proof is available self declaration), residence proof, adhar card (If available), Bank Account details (Bank branch, account No. and IFSC/RTGS number), detail of dependents and employer’s certificate of working for 90 days as construction worker and nomination form.
Ques8: Who can get benefit of various welfare schemes of the Board.
Ans: Any construction worker who is a registered member of the Board can get benefit of the welfare schemes for himself and for his family members.
Ques9: Who are the family members?
Ans: Husband or wife, minor sons (including major sons who are insane or physically handicapped and unable to earn), unmarried daughters and the parents of the building worker, who are solely dependent on him.
Ques10: Whom to apply for getting benefits of welfare schemes?
Ans: Labour Inspector of the area.
Ques 11: How to get the registartion certificate of employerss' establishment
and its timeliness ?
Ans : Timeline for submitting application for registration of establishment of employer.
As per Section 7 (1) of the "Building & Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions and Service) Act, 1996" :-
1) Every employer shall :-
a) In relation to an establishment to which this Act applies on its commencement within a period of 60 days from such commencement; and
b) 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,
Timeline for approval of registartion certificate by the Registering Officer.
Under Rule 223 of the "Punjab Building & Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions and Service) Rules, 2008", the Registering Officer, after receiving the Application shall register the establishment and issue a certificate of registration to applicant within a period of 15 days of receipt of application, if applicant has complied with all the requirements as provided in these rules and has made the application within the prescribed period.
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