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Financial Assistance to the Workers of In-Locked Out Industrial Units

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Government of West Bengal initiated a scheme to provide financial assistance to the jobless workers. The eligibility criteria was that - The factory should have been under closure/suspension of work/lock out for more than a year. Initially, the amount of money to be given to each worker was fixed at Rs.500/- per month. The same has been enhanced to Rs.1500/- per month at present. The beneficiaries also get one time Id/Puja ex-gratia. At present, the rate of this has been enhanced from 1000/- to 1500/- per year. A detailed statement of payment of financial assistance to the workers of locked-out industrial units during the year from 2011-2012 to 2014-15 is shown in the table:

Year No. of Units No. of workmen benefited Amount received (Crore) Amount paid (Crore)
2011-12 222 30,113 70.64 48.36
2012-13 208 19,393 39.25 34.98
2013-14 198 16,730 39.25 34.98
NOTIFICATION
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1No-Labr-389 Order 16th-Mar-2019 
2No-Labr-978 Addendum 25th-Sep-2017 
3No-897-IR Notification 8th July 2014 
4No-187-IR Notification 1st March 2013 
5No-901-IR Notification 12th August 2010 
6No-232-IR Notification 26th February 2009 
7No-732-IR Notification 26th June 2008 
8No-364-IRNotification 11th-April-2007 
9No-155-IR Notification 1st February 2006 
10No-1832-IR 27th September 1999 
11No-506-IR Gazette Notification 14th May 1998 
NOTICE FOR RECEIVINGING DECLARATION
Sl. No. Order Number Date View Notice Action
1Kol/134318/11/2019Apply Now
2File SEC-LC02/09/2019Apply Now
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