Punjab Labour Minister Sangat Singh Gilzian launched ‘Punjab Registered Usari Kirti Sewawan’ mobile App for registered construction workers of the state. Registered construction workers can avail of benefits of different welfare schemes through this App.
“The construction workers can register themselves through this App and take benefits of various welfare schemes such as scholarship scheme, Shagun scheme, pension scheme, and ex-gratia after submitting the applications on this app and approval of the same,” said State’s Labour Minister Sangat Singh Gilzian, while launching the app, along with Special Chief Secretary Ravneet Kaur and Labour Commissioner Parveen Kumar Thind.
The Minister particularly mentioned that this is being launched on a pilot basis in two districts Hoshiarpur and Mohali and that every construction worker in the age group of 18-59 years could apply with the proof of work of 90 days within Punjab.
They can register themselves as beneficiary for the period of one year to three years with registration fee of Rs 25 and Rs 10 per month as contribution. The worker can become a registered beneficiary with fee of Rs 145 for one year and Rs 385 for three years.