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If you fall under that scheduled list then No exemptions are provided and it is binding.............
It is usually applicable to the loading and unloading kind of manual works.....
(The SC’s recent judgment has not only upheld applicability of the Mathadi Act to industrial units, but also interpreted the meaning of ‘unprotected workers’ to include all manual workers employed directly or otherwise.
Thus, even direct workers as well as contract labour engaged in manual work have to register themselves with the Mathadi Board. SC Judgement in 2011)
for more details may refer : Government of Maharashtra Department of Labour.
27th October 2012 From India, Bangalore