Government reduces number of forms and Reports from 36 to 12 to lessen costs and compliance burden of various establishments
While reviewing the requirement of filing forms under various Labour Lawsit was observed that 36 forms prescribed under 3 Acts and the Rules made thereunder had several overlapping/redundant fields. Therefore, an exercise was undertaken by the Ministry of Labour and Employment to do away with overlapping fields and reduce the number of forms. An intention notification for reducing the number of forms and reports was placed in the public domain on 9th February, 2017 and objections and suggestions thereon were sought from all stake-holders.
The Labour Laws under which these forms are filed include:
(I) The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
(II) The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979
(III) The Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Condi