The Haryana Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board disbursed Rs 714.14 crore under various welfare schemes. The Haryana Labour Welfare Board has also disbursed Rs 134.57 crore to the workers.
The registration of unorganised workers is being done in the state under the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Yojana. About 21.44 lakh workers of about 27,000 factories are registered on the labour department portal of the state. Another 27.49 lakh workers are registered in 3.55 lakh establishments. Similarly, about 50 lakh workers of the state are registered on the e-shram portal of the central government.
According to the financial package announced by the government due to Covid, from March 30, 2020, five installments of Rs 1000 per week i.e. Rs 5000 has been made available directly in the bank accounts of the workers by the Haryana Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board.
Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates of the State Bill, 2020, has been passed. Under this, 75 percent reservation has been assured to the local candidates of Haryana for 10 years in various local companies, societies, trusts, limited liability, partnership firms, and partnership firms located in Haryana from January 15, 2022.
Twenty-five welfare schemes are being run by Haryana Labour Welfare Board for the benefits of industrial and commercial workers. Apart from this, 22 schemes are being run by the Haryana Building and Construction Workers Welfare Board for the registered workers.
In the financial year 2021-22, this board has spent about Rs 154 crore on various labour welfare schemes for the welfare of about 2.25 lakh workers.
Under the Antyodaya Aahar Yojana, food is provided to the workers for Rs 10. Anomalies in the system of re-fixation of minimum wages have been removed. A provision has been made for 100% reimbursement of inflation figures in the state.
The salary of unskilled workers is Rs 9803.24 per month. By amending the Payment of Wages Act, the payment of salary is done in their accounts through banks.
Under the Mukhyamantri Mahila Nirman Shramik Samman Yojana, all registered women labourers are given annual financial assistance of Rs 5100 for apparels and personal needs.
Under the Mukhyamantri Shram Puraskar Yojana, rewards ranging from Rs 51,000 to Rs 2 lakh are given. In case of accident, immediate financial assistance is provided by the board. In case of accidental death on duty, the family of the worker is given an assistance of up to Rs 5 lakh.