-In case the contractor fails to make payment of wages within the prescribed period or makes short payment, then the principal employer shall be liable to make payment of wages in full or the unpaid balance due, as the case may be, to the contract labour employed by the contractor and recover the amount so paid from the contractor either by deduction from any amount payable to the contractor under any contract or as a debt payable by the contractor.
## the principal employer shall be liable to make payment in case of EPF, ESIC, and recover the amount so paid from Contractor's Bill.
Please follow due procedure of verification of records & discharge your liabilities/Obligation as Principal Employer & Revert with factual information.
In case the contractors fails to make payment of wages and minimum wages the liability will cast upon the Principal Employer.
It is well settled principle of law that if the contractors are having Independent Code both under ESI & PF then the Principal Employer will not be held responsible for non-compliance by the Contractors
In case of contractors who do not have independent code the liability will be on the Principal Employer for non-compliance by the contractors
P S Lakshmanan