Seeking Inputs: Draft Social Security (Central) Rules, 2020
Blog: NASSCOM Official Blog
The Ministry of labour and employment has recently published the Draft Social Security (Central) Rules, 2020 for stakeholders’ feedback. The Code on Social Security 2020 ( Code”) along with other Code on Industrial Relations, 2020 and Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, 2020 have already been passed by both houses of the parliament earlier this year (read here).
The ministry had last month published the draft rules for the Industrial Relations Code, 2020 (available here). The rules for the Code on Occupational Health, Safety and Working Conditions are yet to be published by the Government.
The Draft Social Security (Central) Rules 2020 (“Rules”) prescribes for procedure for the administration of social security schemes and funds including manner of administration of Central Board and Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and National Social Security Board for unorganised workers.
The Rules mandates establishments having fifty or more women employees, to have Creche facility for the use of children below 6 years of age at an appropriate distance from the establishment.
Also, in line with the Government objectives to ensure Social Security for unorganized workers including Gig and Platform workers, the Rules prescribes for the Aadhaar based registration process on self -declaration basis for availing the social security benefits.
Copy of the Draft Rules can be accessed from here.
The last date of sending inputs to the Government is 28.12.2020, you are requested to kindly share your inputs with us latest by 15.12.2020, as per enclosed format.
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