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Monday, August 31, 2020

Inspections Under Various Labour Laws To Facilitate Ease Of Doing Business In The State Of Puducherry

 Government of Puducherry vide G.O. Ms No. 05/Lab/AIL/G/2020 has issued an order to introduce computerized systems of Risk Assessment based Inspections with random allocation of Inspecting Officers to facilitate Ease of Doing Business in the State. 


As per the order, inspection will be carried out by respective Inspection Officers to categorized establishments as Low Risk / Medium Risk / High Risk depending upon the number of workers employed. The frequency for inspection for establishments under the Medium Risk category will be once in two years and for Establishments under the High-Risk category will be once in every year.

Therefore, the aforementioned scheme shall be applicable to the following acts - 
  • The Puducherry Shops And Establishments Act, 1964, 
  • The Puducherry Catering Establishments Act, 1964, 
  • The Contract Labour (Regulation And Abolition) Act, 1970, 
  • The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service) Act, 1979, 
  • The Child And Adolescent Labour (Prohibition And Regulation) Act, 1986, 
  • The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, 
  • The Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961, 
  • The Minimum Wages Act 1948, 
  • The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, 
  • The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, 
  • The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976, 
  • The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, 
  • The Payment of Wage Act, 1936, 
  • The Sexual Harassment Of Women At Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition And Redressal) Act, 2013, 
  • The Puducherry Industrial Establishments (National And Festival Holidays) Act, 1964, 
  • The Puducherry Industrial Establishments (Conferment Of Permanent Status To Workmen) Act, 1981, 
  • The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, The Working Journalists And Other Newspaper Employees (Conditions Of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955, 
  • The Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions Of Service) Act, 1976. 

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