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Rule for providing creche facilities in the Establishments

F. NO. S-36012/03/2015-SS-l
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Social Security Devision
Shram Shakti Bhawan, Rafi Marg.
New Delhi, the Dated 1 7th November 2017
Chief Secretary /Principal Secretary/Secretary (Labour)
(All the State Governments)
Sub: Regarding creche rules to be framed under the Amended Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
The Maternity Benefit Act was amended to provide creche facilities in the Establishments employing 50 or more employees. For effective implementation of this provision. it is necessary that Rules are framed prescribing amenities and facilities required to be provided in said creche. The Act provides that appropriate Government shall frame such Rules. The State Governments are appropriate Government under the Act for Establishments
other than Mines and Circus.
2.It is, therefore. requested that State Governments may take immediate action to frame and notify Rules for the creche facilities as the provision of creche of amended Act is already in effect from Is’ July 2017.
Yours faithfully.
(H.L. Meena)
Director, Govt. of India
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