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Karnataka Labour Welfare Board 

 

Brief activities of the Board

Karnataka Labour Welfare Board

It is constituted under the Act, to administer the welfare schemes.  The Board is headed by the Hon’ble Minister for Labour as Chairman.

The Board consists of 14 members including two women members.  The representatives of employers, employees and experts are members.

 

1) Medical assistance scheme: The worker should be in the age group of 18-60 years and his salary should not exceed Rs. 7,500/- per month.    Financial assistance ranging from Rs. 5,000/- to Rs. 10,000/- will be given to employees undergoing severe ailments like heart surgery, kidney transplantation, cancer, Tuberculosis, etc.  The Board has the discretion to decide case by case on merits.

 

2) Scholarship Scheme: Grant of Scholarship to the children of employees studying from eighth standard and above including professional courses. The amount ranges from Rs. 500/- to Rs. 2,000/-, per year.

 

3) Supply of Tri-cycles to disabled employees:  The workers should be in the age group of 18-60 years and his salary should not exceed Rs.2,500/- per month.  The worker should have contributed to the Labour Welfare Fund.  Cost of Tri-cycles will be borne by the Board.

 

4) Financial assistance for purchase of artificial organs of the body for disabled: The workers should be in the age group of 18-60 years. No salary limit to get this benefit.  The worker should have contributed to the Labour Welfare Fund.  The worker should neither covered under ESI nor received any assistance from any other source.   The assistance ranges from Rs. 1,000/- to Rs. 5,000/-.

 

5) Financial assistance to the family of the deceased workmen to perform last rites:  The workers should be in the age group of 18-60 years. The workers working in organized and unorganized sector are eligible for  Rs. 2,000/- under this Scheme.   No salary limit to get this benefit.  The worker should have contributed to the Labour Welfare Fund. 

 

6) Financial assistance to the workers in case of accidents:  The workers should be in the age group of 18-60 years. No salary limit to get this benefit.  The worker should have contributed to the Labour Welfare Fund.  The worker will get Rs. 1,000/- to Rs. 3,000/- depend upon the severity. 

 

7) Computer courses for the dependents of the employees: The workers should be in the age group of 18-40 years and studied unto SSLC are eligible for these courses. These courses are conducted in coordination with koushalya and Janashikshana Samsthe at Bangalore, Mysore and Davangere.

 

8) Spoken English Courses for the dependents of the employees:  The workers should be in the age group of 18-40 years and studied unto SSLC are eligible for these courses. These courses are conducted in coordination with koushalya and Janashikshana Samsthe at Bangalore, Mysore and Davangere.

 

9) Heamophilea: The workers under the age group of 18-60 years are eligible for the benefit.  And this amount is to be payable to the Hospitals giving the treatment.This should be claimed by the worker with the consent of the Hospital authorities.

 

10) Annual Sports:  The Labour Organisations ie., AITUC, CITU and INTUC may claim for conducting the yearly sports events where there are Labour strength is high. The amount of assistance is Rs. 20000/-.

Rules: The Karnataka Labour Welfare Fund Rules, 1968 – applies to the whole State of Karnataka. 

Constitution of Karnataka Labour Welfare Board: 

Independent Members:

1.

Hon’ble Minister for Labour & Chairman of the Board;

2.

Principal Secretary to Government, Labour Department;

3.

Commissioner of Labour;

4.

Commissioner & Secretary to Govt., Finance Department;

Employers Representatives:

5.

President, Federation of Karnataka Chamber of  Commerce & Industries

6.

President, Karnataka Textiles Mills Association;

7.

President, Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association;

8.

President, Mysore Chamber of Commerce & Industries;

Employees Representatives:

9.

President or his permanent nominee, AITUC;

10.

President, Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC);

11.

President, BMS;

12.

President or his permanent nominee, CITU;

Women Independent Members:

13.

Smt. Shanz Bhanu w/o Nazeer Baig, Bhadravati.

14.

Smt. Renukamma W/O Venkappa Avul, Gangavati.

15.

Welfare Commissioner – Member Secretary.

 Collection of Contribution Fund:  The Employers are required to pay contribution by 15th January every year at the rae of 6:12 ie., employee:employer by deducting Rs.6/- from the employee and employers contribution of Rs.12/-. Also the employer is required to deposit the unpaid accumulations, like unpaid bonus, wages after three years of their becoming due. Further the penalty and fines are to be paid to the fund immediately.

     The payments to the fund may be made through S.B.I. account No.30428019173 and the same bank slip (ie., Challan) along with Form-D of the Board.

(For all other details contact : Welfare Commissioner, Karnataka Labour Welfare Board, Karmika Kalyana Bhavana, 2nd Floor, Mathikere Main Road (Near R.T.O. office), Yeshwanthpur,Bangalore-22.  Ph: 23475188,42848888 )

Rigth to Information

Press Note

Contribution

Gist Of Schemes

Form-D & Schemes

Form-1
Form-K(Rule-29)
M.P.I.C
Welfare Schemes broucher
social security services(English)
social security services(Kannada)

 

 

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