Amended Maternity Benefit Act, 1961: Provide creche facilities in the Establishments employing 50 or more employees.
Government of India / भारत सरकार
Ministry of Labour & Employment / श्रम और रोजगार मंत्रालय
Social Security Division / सामाजिक सुरक्षा प्रभाग
New Delhi, the Dated l7’h November, 2017
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary/Secretary(Labour)
(All the State Governments)
The Maternity Benefit Act was amended to provide creche facilities in the Establishments employing 50 or more employees. For effective implementation of this provision, it is necessary that Rules are framed prescribing amenities and facilities required to be provided in said creche. The Act provides that appropriate Government shall frame such Rules. The State Governments are appropriate Government under the Act for Establishments other than Mines and Circus.
2. lt is, therefore, requested that State Governments may take immediate action to frame and notify Rules for the creche facilities as the provision of creche of amended Act is already in effect from 1st July 2017.
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