Rules for Delhi Building & other construction workers (Regulation of Employment & conditions of services) Rules, 2002
Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, Labour Department issued order vide No.Addl.L.C.-11/2013/1257 dated 08.05.2018 regarding Rules for Delhi Building & other construction workers (Regulation of Employment & conditions of services) Rules, 2002 (DBOCW Rules, 2002) and details as follows.
- Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Services) Act,1996 (BOCW Act, 1996) is a central legislation providing for safety and welfare of construction workers. Under the said Act, Labour Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi has framed its own rules Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Services) Rules, 2002 (DBOCW Rules,2002) and has constituted Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (DBOCWWB). This board is running 17-different welfare schemes for construction workers. For getting benefits under these schemes, the construction worker has to register himself with the Board and apply for the benefits under these schemes subject to his eligibility.
2.To facilitate registration of the construction workers, working in different projects of the Govt. Organizations/Local Bodies, all Assistant Engineer (Civil/Electrical) have been authorized as Registering Officers under section-12 (2) of BOCW Act, 1996 read with Rule 266 of DBOCW Rules,2002, for registering construction workers working under their project with DBOCWWB.
- Further to facilitate benefits/claims under different welfare schemes run by the DBOCWWB, the Executive Engineers of concerned departments/organizations would be recommending authority for the claim applications of the registered construction workers, working in Govt. projects under their jurisdiction.
This issues with the approval of Hon’ble Lt. Governor.
Source: Govt of Delhi