Labour Ministry opens mandatory online registration for workmen by employers

Labour Ministry opens mandatory online registration for workmen by employers
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New Delhi: The Ministry of Labour and Employment has initiated process for providing facilities of registration and licensing mandatorily online on the Shram Suvidha Portal under the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (37 of 1970), the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979 (30 of 1979), and the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996 (27 of 1996).
Now, as per the newly amended “The Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Central (Amendment) Rules, 2018” vide notification number G.S.R. 830(E) dated 4th September, 2018, the employers have to file applications for registration of establishments mandatorily online on the Shram Suvidha Portal for granting of certificate of registration that shall be made available to the employers through the portal.
The Draft rules to amend the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules, 1971 and the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Central Rules, 1980 for filing of applications and granting of certificate of registration/license online on the Shram Suvidha Portal have been notified in the Gazette of India vide notification number G.S.R. 829(E) and G.S.R. 830(E) dated 4th September, 2018. Further, the notification number(s) S.O. 4259(E) and S.O. 4260(E) published in the official gazette of India on 4th September, 2018 provides for making applications regarding registration and licensing online on the Shram Suvidha Portal till the said draft rules are finalized.
Moreover, the recently published notifications provide for payment of registration/licensing fee and security deposit as required under the above three cts through e-payment only.