Panaji, October 22, 2019 … Goa Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (GBOCWWB) has taken the initiative to organize Registration drive through the office of Labour and Employment throughout the state in a phased manner to reach maximum number of construction workers so that they can avail the benefits of the Schemes provided.
Minister for Labour and Employment Smt. Jennifer Monserrate is the chairperson of GBOCWWB. GBOCWWB was constituted in the year 2009 under the Building and Other construction (Regulation of Employment and condition of service) Act 1996. Rules were framed on April 10, 2008 and were brought into effect on January 1, 2009.
Till date registration of 10,000 workers has been accomplished through special drives held amongst Panchayats, Municipalities and Construction sites in the state. Skill Development Training are being held in different Panchayats ensuring to provide safety and skill techniques to workers. There are 17 welfare Schemes providing for Social Welfare, Health, Education benefits, etc notified by Board. Quantum of benefits has been increased to attract the beneficiaries.
The mobilization and registration drive was successfully organized by the board on October 13, 2019 at Taliegao Community Center. GBOCWWB further informed that next registration drive will be organized shortly.