The Labour and Employment Department, Himachal Pradesh on September 24, 2021, has issued the Himachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Amendment Rules, 2021 to further amend the Himachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2008. • In Rule 281(1) which specifies “The Board may provide financial assistance for the education of the children of the beneficiary from the Fund at the rates”, has been substituted.
Amendment of rule 281(1)
Addition of rules 298, 299, 300, 301 and 302
298 Female Birth Gift Scheme:-The Board may provide a sum of Rs. 51,000/- (fifty-one thousand) only in the shape of FDR which may be given to the beneficiary on the birth of his/her female child (up to two girls), which will be encashed on the completion of eighteen years of the said daughter. If the girl in whose name an FDR has been made, unfortunately, dies before attaining the age of eighteen years, the FDR will be transferred to the third girl child of the beneficiary if any, otherwise the entire amount will be paid to the nominee.
- Mentally Retarded Children Benefit Scheme.—A financial assistance for the care of mentally retarded or handicapped children with disability of 50% and above of a beneficiary @ Rs. 20,000/- per year will be provided to him/her on production of a valid medical certificate issued by the competent authority.
- Widow Pension.—The widow of a deceased beneficiary will be provided a pension of sum of Rs. 1500/- per month after the death of the said beneficiary, provided that she is not employed in any Govt./semi-Government or autonomous body under the Government of India/Government of Himachal Pradesh on regular, contract or daily wages basis.
- Hostel Facility Scheme.—A beneficiary will be provided a maximum amount of Rs. 20,000/- for the expenses incurred by him/her on lodging, boarding and food of his children living in any Hostel. Mukhyamantri Awas Yojna.—A beneficiary who is already enrolled either under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna or Mukhya Mantri Aawas Yojna, will be provided a financial assistance of Rs. 1,50,000/- to build his/her house. ”.
- Mukhyamantri Awas Yojna.—A beneficiary who is already enrolled either under
Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna or Mukhya Mantri Aawas Yojna, will be provided a financial
assistance of Rs. 1,50,000/- to build his/her house. ”.