An Overview of BOCW Punjab Registration
The Government of India has introduced the BOCW Act, 1996 and this Act is social welfare legislation that intends to benefit workers engaged in building & construction activities across the country. However, every state has their own BOCW Boards, and in the case of Punjab, it is mandatory to apply for the Registration of BOCW Punjab to resolve the problems of unskilled workers who work in dangerous conditions in Punjab. The ambit of the BOCW Act is extensive, particularly in a country where the infrastructure & construction sectors have seen significant growth. The object of this Act, as well as its framework, is analogous to other labour law legislation, but in specific, this Act is similar to the Factories Act of 1948.
Where the BOCW Act Applies?
It applies to every establishment that employs ten or more building workers on any day of the preceding 12 months in any building or other construction work.
Who is required to obtain BOCW Punjab Registration Certificate?
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Benefits of BOCW Punjab Registration Certificate
Following are some benefits of obtaining the BOCW Punjab Registration Certificate:
Necessary Papers Required for BOCW Punjab Registration
Procedure for BOCW Punjab Registration
Following is the step by step registration procedure:
Step 1: Employer who wants to apply for BOCW Registration in Punjab needs to first create a login id by simply registering on the official website of BOCW Punjab; you require a valid email id.
Step 2: Once you create a login id, then you need to fill in all the vital information about the establishment, such as an address, workers' details, details of employer or occupier, details of construction and declaration are required.
Step 3: Once you have filled in all the information, then you need to arrange all the vital necessary papers in the prescribed size & formation and attach them to the application form.
Step 4: After the above step, you need to pay the application fee and the fee can be paid offline/online as per the applicant's convenience.
Step 5: If the application and necessary papers are as per the norms & guidelines, then the Registration Certificate is issued.
Note: You can also check the status of their application online at the website and all important updates will be sent on the registered email id and mobile no.
When can Registration Certificate be revoked?
If the officer is satisfied, either on a reference made to him on their behalf or otherwise, the Registration of any establishment has been obtained by suppression or misrepresentation of any material fact or that the provisions of this Act are not being complied concerning any work carried on by any establishment, or that for any other reason the Registration has become ineffective or useless and therefore requires to be cancelled, he or she may, after giving an opportunity to the employer to be heard, revoke the BOCW Punjab Registration.
Punishment or Penalties for the Violation of the Provision of the Act
How Will Corpbiz Help You?
Corpbiz will help your organisation to file & draft the application for the grant of BOCW Punjab Registration Certificate to implement the employment & conditions of service of building & other construction labourers and provide them health & safety.