This Board is constituted under section 18 of the Building and Other Construction Workers (RE & CS) Act, 1996.
The functions of the Board are: -
provide immediate assistance to a beneficiary in case of accident.
make payment of pension to the beneficiaries who have completed the age of sixty years.
sanction loans and advances to a beneficiary for construction of a house not exceeding such amount and on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed.
pay such amount in connection with premia for Group Insurance Scheme of the beneficiaries as it may deem fit.
give such financial assistance for the education of children of the beneficiaries as may be prescribed.
meet such medical expenses for treatment of major ailments of a beneficiary or, such dependant, as may be prescribed.
make payment of maternity benefit to the female beneficiaries.
make provision and improvement of such other welfare measures and facilities as may be prescribed.
This Boards is current running various welfare scheme, the detail of which is given on the below on the home page of this portal.
The eligible building and construction workers are to get themselves registered as beneficiaries to avail the benefits of these welfare schemes.
The main source of income of the Board is by levy of 1% cess (as per Central Government notification) on the construction cost from the employers that includes Govt., Public Sector, Private or Individual Employers.