President Credai distributing Workers Regd.Card
Credai has started initiative of creating awareness amongst construction workers to get registered with Labour department to avail various benefits from government schemes .As per the provision labour cess collected@1% from all constructions works under going in the State and deposited in the Orissa Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Fund. This fund should Utilize in extending different welfare measures to the registered beneficiaries engaged in Building and other Construction Work. Due to lack of awareness; the workers are unable to get the benefits of this scheme. Official Data reveals that till may 2012 Rs.08 Crore were only spent out of total collection of Cess Rs 167.85 Crore . To get registered a worker has to pay a nominal fees of Rs 50/- fixed by the Orissa Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board . The same fees structure has to be paid every years for renewal.
The Credai Odisha Chapter has taken initiative to make awareness amongst workers about the benefits and make them registered by paying the initial fees through respective members company accounts for those workers who are working in their respective projects .
On 14th day of this month 375 registration card were distributed to the construction workers. President Credai Odisha Chapter D.S Tripathy thanks to Mr. Subash Bhura MD, Utkal Builders Ltd and Labor Department Officials for their efforts & co-operation for making this awareness program Success.
The Board extends the following benefits to registered building or other Construction workers:-
• Assistance in case of accident:
• Death Benefit:
• Medical Expenses for Treatment:
• Maternity Benefit:
• Loans and advances for construction of house:
• Financial Assistance for skill upgradation:
• Education Assistance:
• Assistance of purchase of working tools:
• Assistance of marriage of two dependant girl children of the beneficiary:
• Assistance for funeral expenses: