The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972

The Act provides for the payment of gratuity to workers employed in every factory, shop & establishments or educational institution employing 10 or more persons on any day of the proceeding 12 months. A shop or establishment to which the Act has become applicable shall continue to be governed by the Act even if the number of persons employed falls bellow 10 at any subsequent stage. All the employees irrespective of status or salary are entitled to the payment of gratuity on completion of 5 years of service. In case of death or disablement there is no minimum eligibility period. The amount of gratuity payable shall be at the rate of 17 days wages based on the rate of wages last drawn, for every completed year of service. The maximum amount of gratuity payable is Rs. 3,50,000/-.
we provide following services in compliance to the provisions of Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970

  • Providing day to day consultancy on matters pertaining to payment of gratuity
  • Obtaining Registration of establishment with the Controlling Authority
  • Assistance in calculating the amount of gratuity payable to an employee
  • Assistance in obtaining appropriate Gratuity Plan from insurance companies for meeting the liability of employer towards payment of gratuity
  • Formation of Approved Gratuity Fund
  • Preparation & Submission of notices with the Controlling Authority in case of change in name, address, nature of business of establishment
  • Intimation to Controlling Authority from time to time as may be required under the Act
  • Obtaining permissions from Controlling Authority from time to time as may be required under the Act
  • Assistance in payment of contribution to the Approved Gratuity Fund
  • Preparation & Submission of nomination forms with the Controlling Authority
  • Submission of amendment in nominations
  • Assistance in payment of gratuity to employees
  • Preparation & filing of returns with the Controlling Authority
  • Assistance in ensuring compliance of various provisions of the act related to disclosures, notices, displays, deductions, forfeiture etc
  • Replying / Satisfying Show Cause Notices issued by Inspector / Controlling Authority
  • Representing the establishments before Inspector / Controlling Authority
  • Assistance at the time of inspection and search of any premises by Inspector
  • Representing establishments at the enquiries conducted by the inspector
  • Representing establishments before the Appellate Authority.

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Yash Ahuja & Associates
Street No. 2, Inside Old Cottom Mill, Railway Road, Malerkotla, Punjab, India - 148023