Yes it is applicable for private sectors as well.
Attached is the amendment copy. Refer, www.simpliance.in, to download required acts, rules etc.
7th June 2017 From India, Bengaluru
I'm Amit Goyal from Delhi.
Need a clarification in regards to latest Maternity Benefit Act 2017, Whether the Act is applicable for IT sector too?? If so pls share the details for the same.
Thanks & Regards,
Amit Goyal Accountant.
Ph. No. 8569838383
4th April 2018 From India, Gurgaon
Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 is applicable to IT industry. Relevant section is given hereunder.
Sec. 2(b) . Application of Act.-(1) It applies, in the first instance,-
to every shop or establishment within the meaning of any law for the time being in force in relation to shops and establishments in a State, in which ten or more persons are employed, or were employed, on any day of the preceding twelve months.
And as IT industry is covered under S&E Act & therefore this Act applicable on them.
R N KHOLA
5th September 2018 From India, Delhi