What is Labor Welfare Fund ? Labour welfare is an aid in the form of money or necessities for those in need. It provides facilities to labourers in order to improve their working conditions, provide social security, and raise their standard of living.
To justify the above statement, various state legislatures have enacted an Act exclusively focusing on welfare of the workers, known as the Labour Welfare Fund Act. The Labour Welfare Fund Act incorporates various services, benefits and facilities offered to the employee by the employer. Such facilities are offered by the means of contribution from the employer and the employee. However, the rate of contribution may differ from one state to another.
All the Employers / Establishment covered under the Bombay Labour Welfare fund Act, 1953 as extended to UT of Delhi are directed to henceforth utilize the above mentioned services available on the website of URL https://dlabourwelfareboard.delhi.govin/index.php
Please refer to the order for more details. https://dlabourwelfareboard.delhi.gov.in/idex.php
Labour welfare fund is a “statutory contribution managed by individual state authorities”. The state labour welfare board determines the amount and frequency of the contribution. The contribution and periodicity of remittance differs with every state. In some states the periodicity is annual (Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu etc) and in some states it is to be contributed during the month of June & December (Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra etc).
The Government of Delhi vide Order F.No. DLWB/Online Regn/ 2020-21/764, introduced the portal of Delhi Labour Welfare Board (https://dlabourwelfareboard.delhi.gov.in/idex.php).
With effect from 1st July 2022, the online services will begin. Examples such as registration of establishment, deposit, or submission of contributions from employers and employees, closure of employer establishment, etc.
In order to provide social security to workers, the government has introduced the Labour Welfare Fund Act. This act has been implemented only in 16 states out of 37 states including union territories.
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