Social Security Code, 2020: No-Where to go!

Social Security Code, 2020: No-Where to go!
The Govt. could not even formulate any Scheme for implementation of these Acts. These Acts cannot be termed as "Social Security" but employment obligations of an employer during the employment of a person.

Enthusiastically, the Central Government in the name of labour reforms has managed to get 03 Bills passed, rather got stamped by both the Houses of the Parliament within 02 days. Basically four codes related to labour were proposed to replace 20 different labour laws out of which Code on Wages was already passed last year. The Social Security code, 2020 (SS Code) is most important than other codes. Other codes deal with employment, whereas the SS code deals with the survival of the labourers.

In 1973, more than a century old Criminal Procedure Code, 1898 was replaced by a new Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 which was merely a re-arrangement of Sections & Provisions and a Schedule was given therein showing old sections and new sections. Same exercise seems to have been done in this SS Code or other Codes without any Schedule showing comparison of old and new sections/provisions.

Interestingly in the history, Provident Fund law was never passed by taking initiative, instead The...

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Ram Niwas Bairwa

Regional PF Commissioner (II)- Retired at Jaipur

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Ram Niwas Bairwa

Regional PF Commissioner (II)- Retired at Jaipur

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