FACTORIES ACT - INSPECTION - UT CHANDIGARH LEADS TO EASE THE FORMALITIES USING TECH.
Implementation Of Transparent Inspection Policy-2020 For Factories And Establishments In Chandigarh
The Administrator of Chandigarh vide notification no No.12/01/106-HII(2)-2020/9296 has introduced Transparent Inspection Policy-2020 under ease of doing business and business reform plan. According to the policy, the following factories and establishments have been exempted from physical inspection under all labour laws (a) All the factories and establishments employing less than fifty workers and who have opted for the "Self Certification Scheme" and have submitted a single return under various labour laws (b) All start-up establishments shall be exempted for a period of two years from the date of commencement of work/business except the inspections covered under the Building and other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Service) Act, 1996 (c) All the establishments having no employee that is employing family members only to be exempted (d) Any other establishments which are specifically exempted by Chandigarh Administration from time to time.
The policy also provides the following Inspection criteria
(a) Every major accident hazardous unit shall be inspected once in a year
(b) All the hazardous unit involving fire, explosion, toxic release are to be inspected once in two years
(c) The rest of the units which are non-hazardous are to be inspected once in five years.
Furthermore, the inspection under Shops and establishments is categorized as follows
(a) Shops and establishment employing up to four-person shall be exempted from inspection
(b) Shops and establishment employing five or more person shall be inspected once in a year
(c) Shops and establishments employing hundred or more person shall be inspected once in every two years.
Please read the notification attached for more details.
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