Marriage grants are available to workers who are employees of an Industrial Establishment, fall within the definition of Workers under Workers Welfare Fund Ordinance, 1971 and having at least 3 years accumulative service.
MARRIAGE GRANT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Workers must be covered under IRA 2012.
Minimum three year Cumulative Service.
Registered with EOBI or Social Security (ESSI)
All daughters of eligible workers / female workers (who have attain the age of 18 years) are eligible for marriage grant.
Workers must be employed in an active / operational / functional industrial or mining unit, registered under the Factories Act, 1934, as the case may be. Registration of Mines required under clause-ll of para-6, has been deleted as Mines are not registered under Mines Act, 1923.
In case, both the Father and Mother are eligible workers, only one i.e. Father or Mother will claim the Marriage Grant.
The worker and his / her family could avail Marriage Grant if his / she become disabled during his / her service, subjected to the condition that they are also getting disability benefits from EOBI or Social Security.
The daughter of the deceased worker could avail marriage grant provided that the worker concerned died during the service was registered with EOBI and payment of death grant has been received by his family.