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Government Of Assam Labour and Welfare

Building & Other Construction Workers

Building & Other Construction Workers(RE& CS) Act,1996:

Under Building & Other Construction Workers(RE&CS) Act,1996 and Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Cess Act,1996 ,Assam Building & Construction Workers Welfare Board has collected Cess of Rs 454 crore and already spent Rs 7 crore for the welfare of workers.

The Board has registered 69657 no’s of Construction workers as beneficiaries in Assam. The benefits extended under various Welfare schemes for the workers are :

SL.NOSchemesExisting Rate of Benefits
1Death Benefits
a) Normal Death
b) Accidental Death

Rs. 15000/-
Rs 50000/-
2Funeral AssistanceRs 1000/-
3Medical AssistanceRs 200/- for first 5(five) days hospitalization+ Rs 20/- each for the remaining days of hospitalization subject to maximum of Rs 1000/-
4Cash AwardRs 1000, Rs 750 and Rs 500/- to students who score highest marks in HSLC examination.
5Educational Assistance





Higher Study
Class I to V – Rs.1500/-
Class V to VII – Rs 2750/-
Class VIII to X – Rs 4000/-
Class XI to XII(including ITI) – Rs 7000/-
Degree Course including ITI – Rs 10000/-
Post Graduate or equivalent
(Engineering/Medical/Competitive Exams )----- Rs 20000/-
If any children of the registered beneficiaries wishes to attain higher studies in any Govt. Institution of Engineering/ Medical/Others, all the expenses shall be entitled as determined by the Board as per provision of rules 258.
6General PensionRs.150/- per men sum + Rs.10/- shall be given for every completed year of service beyond 5(five) years.
7Family Pension50% of pension of pensioner maximum Rs. 1000/-
8Disability PensionRs.150/- P.M + Rs.5000/-(one time Exgratia)
9Maternity BenefitRs.1000/-
10Marriage AssistanceRs.2000/-
11Tool Purchasing LoanRs.5000/-
12Advance Loan for house constructionRs.50000/-
13Skill Development Training for children 
14Stipend to Trainee workers 
15Premium of Janashree Bima Yojana(JBY) 
16Coverage of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana(RSBY). 
Building & Construction Workers