The Building & Other Construction Workers (RE&CS) Act,1996.

The Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Service) Act, 1996 hereinafter referred to BOCW (RE&CS) Act,1996, is an Act to regulate the conditions of employment and services of persons engaged in building and other construction works. State Governments have been advised regularly by Government of India to frame corresponding State Rules for effective implementation of this Act.

In the matter of WP(C) No (S) 318 of 2006, National Campaign Committee for Central Legislation on Construction Labour Vrs. Union of India and Others, the Hon’ble Supreme Court, issue notices to Centre and all States/UT’s for immediate implementation of the above Act. In order to fulfill the mandate of the Hon’ble Supreme Court, the department has got the Nagaland BOCW (RE&CS) Rules, 2010 approved from the Cabinet. The Board is coming up with capacity building training programme to train the local work force in different trades under construction sector.