Various cases cleared in sub divisional committee
Kapurthala: 08 January, 2019 (Amrit Brar) A meeting of the sub divisional level monitoring committee of Punjab Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board was held on Tuesday.
Divulging details to babushahi after chairing the meeting, Dr Nayan Jassal SDM said “The meeting was convened to examine and verify the applications received from construction workers under various schemes of the Punjab Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board”.
She said there are various schemes which are very beneficial for the labour and construction workers and their family members by way of providing them basic amenities and adequate welfare measures after enrolling them as beneficiaries with the board.
SDM told that “The task of the Board is to uplift and strengthen the living standards of the construction workers and their family members by giving them financial aid under different categories, such as stipends for boys and girls, shagun, Bairi tofa, Exgratia, Maternity and LTC”. These cases are verified by the committee and forwarded to the department, she said.
She further told that the major functions of the board are to register the construction workers and to frame welfare schemes for these construction workers and to provide them financial benefits under these schemes.