Annexure 1 CPWD - FORM - 8 CLAUSES OF CONTRACT CLAUSE 1
The contractor shall submit an irrevocable performance guarantee of 5 % (Five percent) of the tendered amount in addition to other deposits mentioned elsewhere in the contract for his proper performance of the contract agreement, (not withstanding and / or without prejudice to any other provisions in the contract) within the period specified in schedule ‘F’ from the date of issue of letter of acceptance.
This period can be further
extended by the Engineer-in-charge up to a maximum as specified in schedule ‘F’ on written request of contractor stating the reason for delays in procuring the performance guarantee, to the satisfaction of the Engineer-incharge. This guarantee shall be in the form of cash (in case guarantee amount is less than Rs.10,000/-) or Banker’s Cheque of any scheduled bank / Demand Draft of any scheduled Bank ii.
The performance guarantee shall be initially valid up to the stipulated date of completion plus 60 days beyond that. In case the time for completion of work gets enlarged, the contractor shall get the validity of performance guarantee extended to cover such enlarged time for completion of work. After recording of the completion certificate for the work by the competent authority, the performance guarantee shall be returned to the contractor, without any interest.
The Engineer-in-charge shall not make a claim under the performance guarantee except for amounts to which the Institute is entitled under the contract (not withstanding and / or without prejudice to any other provisions in the contract agreement). In the event of: (a)Failure by the contractor to extend the validity of the Performance guarantee as described herein above, in which event the Engineer-incharge may claim the full amount of the performance guarantee. (b)Failure by the contractor to pay the Institute any amount due, either as agreed by the Contractor or determined under any of the clauses / conditions of the agreement, within 30 days of the service of the notice to this effect by Engineer-in-charge. 1
In the event of contract being determined or rescinded under provision of any of the Clause / Condition of the agreement, the performance guarantee shall stand forfeited in full and shall be absolutely at the disposal of the Institute.
CLAUSE 1 A The person/persons whose tender(s) may be accepted (herein after called the contractor) shall permit Institute at the time of making any payment to him for work done under the contract to deduct a sum at the rate of 5 % of the gross amount of each running bill till the sum along with the sum already deposited as earnest money, will amount to security deposit of 5 % of the tendered value of the work.
Such deductions will be made and held by Institute by way of Security
Deposit unless he/ they has / have deposited the amount of Security at the rate mentioned above in cash. All compensations or the other sums of money payable by the contractor under the terms of this contract may be deducted from or from any sums which may be due to or may become due to the contractor by the Institute on any account whatsoever and in the event of his Security Deposit being reduced by reason of any such deductions. The contractor shall within 10 days make good in cash any sum or sums which may have been deducted fromhis security deposit or any part thereof. The security deposit shall be collected from the running bill of the contractor at the rates mentioned above and the earnest money deposited at the time of tenders will be treated as a part of security deposit. The Security deposit as deducted above can be released against bank guarantee issued by a scheduled bank, on its accumulations to a minimum of Rs.5 Lakhs subject to the condition that amount of such bank guarantee, except last one shall not be less than Rs 5 Lakhs. CLAUSE 2 If the contractor fails to maintain the required progress in terms of clause 5 or fails to complete the work and clear the site on or before the contract or extended date of completion, he shall, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available under the law to the Institute on account of such breach, pay as agreed compensation the amount calculated at the rates stipulated below by the authority specified in schedule ‘F’ (whose decision in writing shall be final and binding) may decided on the amount of tendered value of the work for every 2
completed day / month (as applicable) that the progress remains below the specified in clause 5 or that the work remains incomplete. This will also apply to items or group of items for which a separate period of completions has been specified.
i. Compensation for delay of work : @ 1.5 % per month of delay to be computed on per day basis
Provided always that the total amount of compensation for delay to be paid under this condition shall not exceed 10 % of the tendered value of work or of the tendered value of the item or group of items of work for which a separate period of completion is originally given. The amount of compensation may be adjusted or set-off against any sum payable to the Contractor under this or any other contract with the Institute. In case, the contractor does not achieve a particular milestones mentioned in schedule ‘F’, or the re-scheduled milestone(s) in terms of clause 5.4, the amount shown against that milestone shall be withheld, to be adjusted against the compensation levied at the final grant of Extension of Time. With-holding of this amount on failure to achieve a milestone, shall be automatic without any notice to the contractor. However, if the contractor catches up with the progress of work on the subsequent milestone(s), the withheld amount shall be released. In case the contractor fails to make up for the delay in subsequent milestones, amount mentioned against each milestone missed subsequently also shall be withheld. However, no interest, whatsoever, shall be payable on such withheld amount. CLAUSE 2A In case, the contractor completes the work ahead of scheduled completion time, a bonus @ 1 % (one percent) of the tendered value per month, computed on per day basis shall be payable to the contractor, subject to a maximum limit of 5 % (five percent) of the tendered value. The amount of bonus, if payable, shall be paid along with final bill after completion of work. Provided always that provision of the clause 2 A shall be applicable only when so provided in schedule ‘F’.
Subject to other provisions contained in this clause, the Engineer-in-charge may, without prejudice to his any other rights remedy against the contractor in respect of any delay, inferior workmanship, any claims for damages and / or any other provisions of contract or otherwise, and whether the date of completion has or has not elapsed, by notice in writing absolutely determine to contract in any of the following cases: If the contractor has been given by the Engineer-in-charge a notice in writing to rectify, reconstruct or replace any defective work or that work is being performed in an inefficient or otherwise improper or un workman like manner shall omit to comply with the requirement of such notice for a period of 7 days thereafter. If the contractor has, without reasonable cause, suspended the progress of the work or has failed to proceed with the work with due diligence so that in the opinion of the Engineer-in-charge (which shall be final and binding) he will be unable to secure completion of the work by the date for completion and continues to do so after a notice in writing of seven days from the Engineer-in-charge. If the contractor fails to complete the work within the stipulated date or items of work with individual date of completion, if any stipulated, on or before such date(s) of completions and does not complete them within the period specified in a notice given in writing in that behalf by the Engineer-in-charge. If the contractor persistently neglects to carry out his obligations under the contract and / or commits default complying with any of the terms and conditions of the contract and does not a remedy it or takes effective steps to remedy it within 7 days after a notice in writing is given to him in that behalf by the Engineer-incharge. If the contractor shall offer to give or agree to give to any person in Government service or to any other person on his behalf any gift or consideration of any kind as an inducement or reward for doing or for bearing to do or for having done or forborne to do any act in relation to the obtaining or execution of this or any other contract for Government. If the contractor shall enter into a contract with the Institute in connection with which commission has been paid or agreed to be paid by him or to his knowledge, unless the particulars of any such commission and the terms of payment thereof have been previously disclosed in writing to the Engineer – in – Charge.
If the contractor shall obtain a contract with the Institute as a result of wrong tendering or other non-bonafide methods or competitive tendering. If the contractor being an individual or if a firm any partner thereof shall at any time be adjudged insolvent or have a receiving order or order for administration of his estate made against him or shall take any proceedings for liquidation or composition (other than a voluntary liquidation for the purpose of amalgamation or reconstruction) under any insolvency Act of the time being in force or make any conveyance or assignment of his effects or composition or arrangement for the benefit of his creditor or purport so to do, or if any application be made under insolvency act for the time being in force for the sequestration of his estate or if a trust deed be executed by him for benefit of his creditors. If the contractor being a company shall pass a resolution or the court shall make an order that the company shall be wound up or if a receive or a manager on behalf of a creditor shall be appointed or if the circumstances shall arise which entitle the court or the creditor to appoint a receiver or a manager or which entitle the court to make a winding up order. If the contractor shall suffer an execution being levied on his good and allow it to be continued for a period of 21 days. If the contractor assigns transfers, sublets (engagement of labour on piece – work basis or of labour with materials not to be incorporated in the work, shall not be deemed to be subletting) or otherwise parts with or attempts to assign, transfer, sublet or otherwise parts with the entire works or any portion thereof with out the prior written approval of the Engineer – in – charge. When the contractor has made himself liable for action under any of the cases aforesaid, the Engineer-in-charge on behalf of the Institute shall have powers. To determine the contract as aforesaid (of which termination notice in writing to the contractor under the hand of the Engineer-in-charge shall be conclusive evidence).
Upon such determination, the Earnest Money Deposit,
Security Deposit already recovered and performance guarantee under the contract shall be liable to be forfeited and shall be absolutely at the disposal of the Institute. After giving notice to the contractor to measure up the work of the contractor and to take such whole, or the balance or part there of, as shall be un-executed out of his hands and to give it to another contractor to complete the work. The contractor, whose contract is determined or rescinded as above, shall not be allowed to participate in the tendering process for the balance work. In the event of above courses being adopted by the Engineer-in-charge, the contractor shall have no claim to compensation for any loss sustained by him by reason of his having purchased or procured any material or entered into any 5
engagements or made any advance on account or with a view to the execution of the work or the performance of the contract. And in case action is taken under any of the provision aforesaid, the contractor shall not be entitled to recover or be paid any sum for any work thereof actually performed under this contract unless and until the Engineer-in-charge has certified in writing the performance of such work and value payable in respect thereof and he shall only be entitled to be paid the value so certified. CLAUSE 3 A In case, the work cannot be started due to reason not within the control of the contractor within 1/8th of the stipulated time for the completion of the work, either party may close the contract. In such an eventuality, the earnest money deposit and performance guarantee of the contractor shall be refunded, but no payment on account of interest, loss of profit or damages etc. shall be payable at all. CLAUSE 4 In any case in which any of the powers conferred upon Engineer-in-charge by clause 3 thereof, shall have become exercisable and the same are not exercised, the non exercise thereof shall not constitute a waiver of any of the conditions hereof and such powers shall notwithstanding be exercisable in the event of any future case of default by the contractor and the liability of the contractor for compensations shall remain unaffected. In the event of Engineer-incharge putting in force all or any of the powers vested in him under the preceding clause he may, if he so desires after giving a notice in writing to the contractor, take positions of (or at the sole discretion of the Engineer-in-charge which shall be final and binding on the contractor) use as on hire, (the amount of the hire money being also in the final determination of the Engineer-in-charge) all or any tools, plants, materials and stores in or upon the works, or the site thereof belonging to the contractor, or procured by the contractor and intended to be used for the execution of the work / or any part thereof, paying or allowing for the same in account at the contract rates, or, in the case of this not being applicable, at current market rates to be certified by the Engineer-in-charge, whose certificate thereof shall be final, and binding on the contractor, clerk of the works, foreman or other authorized agent to remove such tools, plant, materials, or stores from the premises (within a time to be specified in such notice) in the event of the contactor failing to comply with any such requisition, the Engineer-in-charge may remove them at the contractor’s
expense or sell them by auction or private sale on account of the contractor on his risk in all respects and certificate of the Engineer-in-charge as to the expenses of any such removal and the amount of the proceeds and expenses of any such sale shall be final and conclusive against the contractor. CLAUSE 5 The time allowed for execution of the works as specified in schedule ‘F’ or the extended time in accordance with these conditions shall be the essence of the contract. The execution of the work shall commence from such time period as mentioned in schedule ‘F’ or from the date of handing over of the site whichever is later. If the contractor commits default in commencing the execution of the work as aforesaid, Institute shall without prejudice to any other right to remedy available in law, be at the liberty to forfeit the earnest money & performance guarantee absolutely.
As soon as possible after the contract is concluded the contractor shall submit a time and progress chart for each mile stone and get it approved by the Engineer-in-charge. The chart shall be prepared in direct relation to the time slated in the contract documents for completion of items of the works. It shall indicate the forecast of the dates of commencement and completion of various trades of sections of the work and may be amended as necessary by agreement between the Engineer-in-charge and the contractor within the limitations of time imposed in the contract documents, and further to ensure good progress during the execution of the work, the contractor shall in all cases in which the time allowed for any work, exceeds one month (save for special jobs for which a separate programme has been agreed upon) complete the work as per mile stones given in Schedule 'F’.
5.2 If the work(s) be delayed by : Force majeure, such as abnormally bad weather, flood, cyclone or any other act of God or serious loss or damage by fire, or civil commotion, local commotion of workmen, strike or lockout, affecting any of the trades employed on the work or any other cause which, in the absolute discretion of the Engineer in charge is beyond the Contractor’s control then upon the happening of any such event causing delay, the contractor shall immediately give notice
thereof in writing to the Engineer-in-charge but shall nevertheless use constantly his best endeavors to prevent or make good the delay and shall do all that may be reasonably required to the satisfaction of the Engineer-incharge to proceed with the works.
5.3 Request for rescheduling of milestones and extension of time, to be eligible for consideration, shall be made by the contractor in writing within fourteen days of the happening of the event causing delay on the prescribed form.
contractor may also, if practicable, indicate in such a request the period for which extension is desired. 5.4 If any such case the Engineer in Charge may give a fair and reasonable extension of time and reschedule the mile stone for completion of work. Such extension shall be communicated to the contractor by the Engineer-in-charge in writing, within 3 months of the date of receipt of such request. Nonapplication by the contractor for extension of time shall not be a bar for giving a fair and reasonable extension by the Engineer-in-charge and this shall be binding on the contractor.
CLAUSE 6 -Deleted –
CLAUSE 6A Engineer – in – charge shall, except as otherwise provided ascertain and determine measurement for the value of work done in accordance with the contract. All measurements of all items having financial value shall be entered by the contractor complied in the shape of the Computerized Measurement Book having pages of A-4 size as per the format of the Institute so that a complete record is obtained of all the items of work performed under the contract. All such measurements and levels recorded by the contractor or his authorized representative from time to time, during the progress of the work, shall be got checked by the contractor from the Engineer - in - charge or his authorized representative as per interval or program fixed in consultation with the Engineer – in – Charge or his authorized representative. After the necessary corrections made by the Engineer – in – charge the measurement sheets shall be returned to the contractor for incorporating the corrections and for resubmission to the Engineer – 8
in – charge for the dated signatures by the Engineer – in – charge and the contractor or their representatives in token of their acceptance.
Whenever bill is due for payment, the contractor would initially submit draft computerized measurement sheets and these measurements would be got checked / test checked from the Engineer – in – charge and / or his authorized representative. The contractor will thereafter incorporate such changes as may be done during these checks / test checks in his draft computerized measurements and submit to the Institute a computerized measurement book duly bound, and with its pages machine numbered and a soft copy of the same. The Engineer – in – Charge and / or his authorized representative would thereafter check this MB and record the necessary certificates for their checks / test checks.
The final, fair, computerized measurement book given by the contractor duly bound with its page machine numbered and soft copy of the same should be 100% correct, and no cutting or over writing in the measurements would thereafter be allowed. If at all any error is noticed, the contractor shall have to submit a fresh computerized MB with its pages duly machine numbered and bound, after getting the earlier MB cancelled by the Institute. There after the MB shall be taken in the Division Office records and allotted a number as per the Register of Computerized MBs . This should be done before the corresponding bill is submitted to the Engineering Unit for payment. The contractor shall submit two separate copies of such computerized MB’s for the purpose of reference and record by the various officers of the Engineering Unit.
The contractor shall also submit to the Engineering Unit separately his computerized Abstract of cost and the bill based on these measurements, duly bound and its pages machine numbered along with two spare copies of the ‘bill’. Thereafter this bill will be processed by the Engineering Unit and allot a number as per computerized record in the same way as done for the measurement book meant for measurements. The contractor shall, without extra charge, provide assistance with every appliance, labour and other things necessary for checking of measurements / levels by the Engineer – in – Charge or his representative. Except where any general or detailed description of the work expressly shows to the contrary, measurements shall be taken in accordance with procedure
set forth in the specifications notwithstanding any provision in the relevant standard methods of measurements or any general or local custom. In the case of items which are not covered by specifications, measurement shall be taken in accordance with the relevant standard method of measurement issued by Bureau of Indian Standards and if for any item no such standard is available then a mutually agreed method shall be followed. The contractor shall give not less than 7 days notice to the Engineer-incharge or his authorized representative in charge of the work before covering up or otherwise placing beyond the reach of checking and / or test checking the measurement of any work in order that the same may be checked and / or test checked and correct dimensions
thereof be taken before the same is covered up
or placed beyond the reach of checking measurement and / or test checking measurement and shall not cover up and place beyond reach of measurement of any work without consent in writing of the Engineer-in-charge or his authorized representative in-charge of the work who shall within the aforesaid period of 7 days inspect of the work, and if any work shall be covered up or placed beyond the reach of checking and / or test checking measurements without such notice having been given or the Engineer-in-charge’s consent being obtained in writing the same shall be uncovered at the contractor expenses or in default thereof no payment or allowance shall be made for such work or the material with which the same was executed Engineer – in - charge or his authorized representative in may cause either themselves or through another officer of the department to check the measurements recorded by the contactor and all provisions stipulated herein above shall be applicable to such checking of measurement or levels. It is also a term of this contract that checking and / or test checking the measurements of any item of work in the measurement book and / or it payment in the interim, on account of final bill shall not be considered as conclusive evidence as to the sufficiency of any work or material to which it relates nor shall it relieve the contractor from liabilities from any over measurement or defects noticed till completion of the defects liability period CLAUSE 7 No payment shall be made for work, estimated to cost Rs.25 Lakhs/- or less till after the whole of the work shall have been completed and certificate of completion given. For works estimated to cost over Rs.25 Lakhs/- the interim of 10
running account bill shall be submitted by the contractor for the work executed on the basis of such recorded measurements on the format of the Institute in triplicate on or before the date of every month fixed for the same by the Engineer-in-charge. The contractor shall not be entitled to be paid any such interim payment if the gross work done together with net payment / adjustment of advances for material collected, if any, since the last such payment is less than the amount specified in schedule ‘F’ in which case the interim bill shall be prepared on the appointed date of the month after the requisite progress is achieved. Engineer-in-charge shall arrange to have the bill verified by the taking or causing to be taken, where necessary, the requisite measurement of the work. In the event of the failure of the contractor to submit the bills Engineer-in-charge shall prepare or cause to be prepared such bills in which the events no claims whatsoever due to delays on payment including that of interest shall be payable to the contractor. Payment on account of amount admissible shall be made by the Engineer-in-charge certifying the sum to which the contractor is considered entitled by way of interim payment of such rates as decided by the Engineer-in-charge. The amount admissible shall be paid within 21 working days after day of presentation of the bill by the contractor to the Engineer-in-charge All such interim payments shall be recorded as payment of advance against final payment only and shall not preclude the requirement of bad, unsound and imperfect or unskilled work to be rejected, removed, taken away and reconstructed or re-erected. Any certificate given by the Engineer-in-charge relating to the work done or materials delivered forming part of such payments, may be modified or corrected by any subsequent such certificate(s) or by the final certificate and shall not by itself be conclusive evidence that any work or materials to which it relates is / are in accordance with the contract and specifications. Any such interim payment, or any part thereof shall not be in any respect conclude, determine, or affect in any way powers of Engineer-in-charge under the contract or any of such payments be treated as final settlement and adjustments of accounts or in any way vary or affect the contract.
Pending consideration of extension of date of completion, interim payments shall continue to be made as herein provided without prejudice to the right of the Institute to take action under the terms of this contract for delay in completion of the work, if the extension of date of completion is not granted by the competent authority.
The Engineer-in-charge in his sole discretion on the basis of a certificate from his Site Engineer to the effect that work has been completed up to the level in question make interim advance payments without detailed measurement for work done (other than foundation, item, to be covered under finishing items) upto lintel level (including sunshade etc) and slab level for each floor working out at 75 % of the assessed value. The advance payment so allowed shall be adjusted in the subsequent interim bill by taking detailed measurement thereof. CLAUSE 8
Within 10 days of the completion of the work the contractor shall give notice of such completion to the Engineer-in-charge and within 30 days of the receipt of such notice the Engineer-in-charge shall inspect the work and if there is no defect in the work shall furnish the contractor a final certificate of completion, otherwise a provisional certificate of physical completion indicating defects (a) to be rectified by the Contractor and / or (b) for which payment will be made at reduced rates, shall be issued. But no final certificate of the completion shall be issued, nor shall the work be considered to be completed until the contractor shall have removed from the permission on which the work shall be executed all scaffolding, surplus materials, rubbish, all huts and sanitary arrangements required his / their work people on the site in connection with the execution of the works as shall have been erected or constructed by the contractor(s) and clean of the dirt from all wood work, doors, windows, walls, floor, other part of the buildings, in, upon, or above which the work is to be executed or which he may have had positions for the purpose of the execution thereof, and not until the work shall have been measured by the Engineer-in-charge. If the contractor shall fail to comply with the requirement of this clause as to removal of scaffoldings, surplus materials and rubbish and all huts and sanitary arrangements as aforesaid and cleaning of dirt on or before the date fixed for the completion of the work, the Engineer-in-charge may at the expense of the contractor remove such scaffoldings, surplus materials and rubbish etc. and dispose of the same as he thinks fit and clean of such dirt as aforesaid and the contractor shall have no claim in respect of scaffolding surplus materials as aforesaid except for any some actually realized by the sale thereof. CLAUSE 8A When the annual repairs and maintenance of works are carried out, the splashes anddroppings from white washing, colour washing, painting etc., on walls, floor,
windows, shall be removed and the surface cleaned simultaneously with the completion of these item of work in the individual rooms, quarters or premises etc. where the work is done: without waiting for the actual completion of all the other items of work in the contract. In case the contractor fails to comply with the requirements of this clause, the Engineer-in-Charge shall have the right to get this work done at the cost of the contractor either by the Institute or through any other agency. Before taking such action, the Engineer-in-Charge shall give ten days notice in writing to the contractor.
CLAUSE 8 B
The contractor shall submit completion plan as required vide general specification for electrical works (Part I – Internal) 2005 and (Part II – External) 1994 as applicable within 30 days of the completion of the work.
In case the contractor fails to submit the completion plan as aforesaid, he shall be liable to pay a sum equivalent to 2.5 % of the value of the work subject to a ceiling of Rs.50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand only) as may be fixed by the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER concerned and in this respect the decision of the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER shall be final and binding on the contractor.
The final bill shall be submitted by the contractor in the same manner as specified in interim bills within three months of physical completion of the work or within one month of the date of the final certificate of completion furnished by the Engineer-incharge whichever is earlier. No further claim shall be made by the contractor after submission of the final bill and these shall be deemed to have been waived and extinguished. Payments of those items of this bill in respect of which there is no dispute and of items in dispute, for quantities and rates as approved by Engineerin-charge, will, as far as possible be made within the period specified herein under, the period being reckoned from the date of receipt of the bill by the Engineer-incharge or his authorized Assistant Executive Engineer, complete with account of materials issued by the Department and dismantled materials. i. if the tendered value of work is upto Rs.15 Lakhs
: 3 months.
ii. if the tendered value of work exceeds Rs.15 Lakhs
: 6 months.
CLAUSE 9 A
Payments due to the contractor be made to his bank registered financial cooperative or thrift societies or recognized financial institutions instead of direct to him. The contractor has to furnish the Engineer-in-charge (1) an authorization in the form of a legally valid document such as a power of attorney conferring authority on the bank. Registered, Financial, Co-operative or Thrift Societies or recognized financial institutions to receive payments and (2) his own acceptance of the correctness of the amount made out as being due to him by Institute or his signature on the bill or other claim performed against Institute before settlement by the Engineer-in-charge of the account of claim by payment to the Bank, registered, financial, co-operative or thrift society, recognized financial institutions. While the receipt given by such banks, registered, financial, co-operative or thrift societies or recognized financial institutions shall constitute a full and sufficient discharge for the payment the contractor shall whenever possible present his bills duly receipted and discharged through his bank, registered financial, co-operative or thrift society, recognized financial institutions. Nothing herein contained shall operate to create in favour of the bank; registered financial co-operative or thrift society, recognized financial institutions any rights or equities vis-à-vis the Institute. CLAUSE 10 -DeletedCLAUSE 10 A The contractor shall at his own expense, provide materials, required for the works. The contractor shall, at his own expense and without delay; supply to the Engineer-in-charge samples of materials to be used on the work and shall get his approval in advance. All such materials to be provided by the contractor shall be in conformity with specifications laid down or referred to in the contract.
contractor shall, if requested by the Engineer-in-charge furnish proof, to the satisfaction of the Engineer-in-charge that the materials so comply. The Engineerin-charge shall within 30 days of supply of samples or within such further period as he may require intimate to the contractor in writing whether samples are approved by him or not. If samples or not approved the contractor shall forthwith arrange to 14
supply to the Engineer-in-charge for his approval fresh samples complying with the specifications laid down in the contract. When materials are required to be tested in accordance with the specifications, approval of the Engineer-in-charge shall be issued after the test results are received.
The contractor shall at his risk and cost submit the sample of materials to be tested or analysed and shall not make use of or incorporate in the work any materials represented by the samples until the required tests are analysis have been made and materials finally accepted by the Engineer-in-charge.
contractor shall not be eligible for any claim or compensation either arising out of any delay in the work or due to any corrective measures required to be taken on account of and as a result of testing of materials.
The contractor shall, at his risk and cost make all arrangements and shall provide all facilities as the Engineer-in-charge may required for collecting and preparing the required number of samples for each tests at such time and to such place or places as may be directed by the Engineer-in-charge and bear all charges and cost of testing unless specifically provided for otherwise elsewhere in the contract
representatives shall at all times have access to the work and to all workshop and places where work is being prepared or from their materials, manufactured articles or machinery are being obtained for the work and the contractor shall afford every facility and every assistance in obtaining the rights to the such access. The Engineer-in-charge shall have full powers to require the removal from premises of all materials which in this opinion or not in accordance with the specifications and in case of default, the Engineer-in-charge shall be at liberty to employ at the expense of the contractor, other persons to remove the same without being answerable or accountable for a loss or damage that may happen or arise to such materials the Engineer-in-charge shall also have full powers require other proper materials to be substituted thereof and in case of default, the Engineer-incharge may cause the same to be supplied and all cost which may attend such removal and substitutions shall be borne by the contractor. The contractor shall at his own expense provide a material testing lab at the site for conducting routine field tests. The lab shall be equipped at least with testing equipments as specified in schedule – ‘F’.
CLAUSE 10 B The contractor, on signing an indenture in the form to be specified by the Engineer-in-charge, shall be entitled to be paid during the progress of the execution of the work up to 90 % of the work assessed value of any materials which are in the opinion of the Engineer-in-charge non-perishable, non-fragile and noncombustible and are in accordance with the contract and which have been brought on the site in connection therewith and are adequately stored and / or protected against damage by weather or other causes but which have not at he time of advance, been incorporated in the works. When materials on account of which an advance has been made under this sub-clause are incorporated in the work, the amount of such advance shall be recovered / deducted from the next payment made under any of the clause or clauses of this contract.
Such secured advance shall also be payable on other items of perishable nature, fragile and combustible with the approval of the Engineer-in-charge provided the contractor provides a comprehensive insurance cover for the full cost of such materials. The decision of the Engineer-in-charge shall be final and binding on the contractor in this matter. No secured advance, shall however, be paid on high-risk materials such as ordinary glass, sand, petrol diesel etc.
Mobilization advance not exceeding 10 % of the tendered value may be given, if requested by the contractor in writing within one month of the order to commence the work. In such a case, the contractor shall furnish a Bank Guarantee Bond from a Scheduled Nationalized Bank as Specified by the Engineer-in-charge for the full amount of mobilization advance before such advance is released. Such advance shall be in two or more installments to be determined by the Engineer-incharge at his sole discretion. The first installment of such advance shall be released by the Engineer-in-charge to the contractor on a request made by the contractor to the Engineer-in-charge in this behalf. The second and subsequent installments shall be released by the Engineer-in-charge only after the contractor furnishes a proof of the satisfactory utilization of the earlier installment to the entire satisfaction of the Engineer-in-charge.
Provided always that the provision of clause 10B (ii) shall be applicable only when so provided in ‘Schedule F’.
An advance for plant, machinery & shuttering material required for the work and brought to site by the contractor may be given, if requested by the contractor in writing, within one month of bringing such plant and machinery to site.
advance shall be given on such plant and machinery, which in the opinion of the Engineer-in-charge will add to the expeditious execution of work and improve the quality of work. The amount of advance shall be restricted to 5 % (five percent) of the tender value. In the case of new plant and equipment to be purchased for the work, the advance shall be restricted to 90 % of the price of such new plant and equipment paid by the contractor for which the contractor shall produce evidence satisfactory to the Engineer-in-charge. In the case of second hand and used plants and equipment, the amount of such advance shall be limited to 50 % of the depreciated value of plant and equipment as may be decided by the Engineer-incharge. The contractor shall, if so required by the Engineer-in-charge submit the statement of value of such old plant and equipment duly approved by a Registered Value recognized by the Central Board of Direct Taxes under the Income-Tax Act, 1961. No such advance shall be paid on any plant and equipment of perishable nature and on any plant and equipment of a value less than Rs.50,000/- seventy five per cent of such amount of advance shall be paid after the plant & equipment is brought to site and balance twenty five percent on successfully commissioning the same.
Leasing of equipment shall be considered at par with purchase of equipment and shall be covered by tripartite agreement with the following:
Leasing company, which gives certificate of agreeing to lease equipment to the contractor. Engineer-in-charge and the contractor.
This advance shall further be subject to the condition that such plant and equipment (a) are considered by the Engineer-in-charge to be necessary for the works; (b) and are in and are maintained in working order; (c) hypothecated to the Institute as specified by the Engineer-in-charge before the payment of advance is released.
The contractor shall not be permitted to remove from the site such
hypothecated plant and equipment without the prior written permission of the Engineer-in-charge. The contractor shall be responsible for maintaining such plant and equipment in good working order during the entire period of hypothecation failing which such advance shall be entirely recovered in lump sum.
purpose, steel scaffolding and form work shall be treated as plant and equipment. 17
The contractor shall insure the plant and machinery for which mobilization advance is sought and given, for a sum sufficient to provide for their replacement at site. Any amounts not recovered from the insurer will be borne by the contractor.
The mobilization advance and plant and machinery advance in (ii) & (iii) above bear simple interest at the rate of 10 percent per annum and shall be calculated from the date of payment to the date of recovery, both days inclusive, on the outstanding amount of advance. Recovery of such sums advanced and interest shall be made by the deductions from the contractors bills commencing after first 10% of the Gross value of the work is executed and paid, on prorata percentage basis to the Gross value of the work build beyond 10% in such a way that the entire advance is recovered by the time 80% of the Gross value of the contract is executed and paid, together with interest due on the entire outstanding amount up to the date of recovery of the installment.
If the circumstances are considered reasonable by the Engineer-in-charge, the period mentioned in (ii) and (iii) for request by the contractor in writing for grant of mobilization advance and plant and equipment advance may be extended at the discretion of the Engineer-in-charge.
The said bank guarantee for advances shall initially be made for the full amount and valid for the contract period, and be kept renewed from time to time to cover the balance amount and likely period of complete recovery together with interest.
CLAUSE 10 C If after submission of the tender, the price of any material incorporated in the works(excluding the materials covered under Clause 10CA and not being a material supplied the Engineer-in-Charge’s stores in accordance with Clause 10 thereof) and/or wages of labour increases as a direct result of the coming into force of any fresh law, or statutory rule or order (but not due to any changes of rate in sales tax/VAT, Central/State Excise/Custom Duty) beyond the prices/wages prevailing at the time of the last stipulated date of receipt of tenders including extensions, if any, for the work during contract period including the justified period extended under the provisions of clause 5 of the contract without any action under clause 2, then the
amount of the contract shall accordingly be varied and provided further that any such increase shall be limited to the price/wages prevailing at the time of stipulated date of completion or as prevailing for the period under consideration, whichever is less. If after submission of the tender, the price of any material incorporated in the works (excluding the materials covered under Clause 10CA and not being a material supplied from the Engineer-in-Charge’s stores in accordance with Clause 10 thereof) and/or wages of labour as prevailing at the time of last stipulated date of receipt of tender including extensions, if any, is decreased as a direct result of the coming into force of any fresh law or statutory rules or order (but not due to any changes of rate in sales tax/VAT, Central/State Excise/Custom Duty), Institute shall in respect of materials incorporated in the works (excluding the materials covered under Clause 10CA and not being material supplied from the Engineer-in-Charge’s stores in accordance with Clause 10 hereof) and/or labour engaged on the execution of the work after the date of coming into force of such law statutory rule or order be entitled to deduct from the dues of the contractor, such amount as shall be equivalent to the difference between the prices of the materials and/or wages as prevailed at the time of the last stipulated date for receipt of tenders including extensions if any for the work and the prices of materials and/or wages of labour on the coming into force of such law, statutory rule or order. This will be applicable for the contract period including the justified period extended under the provisions of clause 5 of the contract without any action under clause 2.
Engineer-in-Charge may call books of account and other relevant documents from the contractor to satisfy himself about reasonability of increase in prices of materials and wages. The contractor shall, within a reasonable time of his becoming aware of any alteration in the price of any such materials and/or wages of labour, give notice thereof to the Engineer-in-Charge stating that the same is given pursuant to this condition together with all information relating thereto which he may be in position to supply.
For this purpose, the labour component of the work executed during period under consideration shall be the percentage as specified in Schedule F, of the value of work done during that period and the increase/decrease in labour shall be considered on the minimum daily wages in rupees of any unskilled adult male mazdoor, fixed under any law, statutory rule or order.
Clause 10 CA NOT APPLICABLE If after submission of the tender, the price of materials specified in schedule ‘F’ increases / decreases beyond the price(s) prevailing at the time of the last stipulated date for receipt of tenders (including extension, if any) for the work, then the amount of the contract shall accordingly be varied and provided further that any such variations shall be effected for stipulated period of contract including the justified period extended under the provisions of clause 5 of the contract without any action under clause 2 However for work done / during the justified period extended as above it will be limited to indices prevailing at the time of stipulated date for completion or as prevailing for the period under consideration, whichever is less. The increase / decrease in prices shall be determined by the All India wholesale price indices of Materials as published by Economic Advisor to Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and base price for material as issued under the authority of Director General (Works), CPWD as valid on the last stipulated date of receipt of tender, including extension if any and for the period under consideration. In case price index of a particular material is not issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry the price of nearest similar material as indicated in schedule F shall be followed. The amount of the contract shall accordingly be varied for all such materials and will be worked out as per the following formula given below : a) Adjustment for component of ‘Cement’
P x Qx
CI - CI0 CI0
Variation in material cost i.e. increase or decrease in the amount
in Rupees to be paid or recovered. P = Base Price of materials as issued under authority of DG (W), CPWD valid at the time of the last stipulated date of receipt of tender including extensions, if any. Q
CI0 = the Economic
Quantity of materials used in the works since previous bill. All India wholesale Price Index for the material as published by
Advisor to Government of India, Ministry of Industry and Commerce as valid on the last stipulated date of receipt of tenders including extensions, if any. CI = consideration
All India wholesale Price Index for the material for period under As published by the Economic Advisor to Government of India,
Ministry of Industry and Commerce. (In respect of the justified period extended under the provisions of clause 5 of the contract with out any action under clause 2, the index prevailing at the time of stipulated date of completion or the prevailing index of the period under consideration whichever is less shall be considered) b) Adjustment for component of ‘Steel’
Ps x Q s x
SI - SI0 SI0
Variation in cost of steel reinforcement bars i.e. increase or decrease in the
amount in rupees to be paid or recovered.
Base Price of steel reinforcement bars, as issued under authority
of DG (W),
CPWD at the time of the last stipulated date of receipt of
tender including extensions, if any. Qs
= Quantity of steel paid either by way of secured advance or used in the works since previous bill. (Whichever is earlier)
All India wholesale Price Index for Steel (bars & rods) for the
period under consideration as published by the Economic Advisor to Government of India, Ministry of Industry and Commerce as valid on the last stipulated date of receipt of tenders including extensions, if any.
All India wholesale Price Index for Steel (bars & rods) for the
period under consideration as published by the Economic Advisor to Government of India, Ministry of Industry and Commerce. Note: (i)
In respect of the justified period extended under the provisions of
clause 5 of the contract with out any action under clause 2, the index prevailing at the 21
time of stipulated date of completion or the prevailing index of the period under consideration whichever is less shall be considered) (ii) any
If during progress of work or at the time of completion of work, it is noticed that material
of requirement, then amount of
escalation if paid earlier on such excess quantity of material shall be recovered on the basis of cost indices as applied at the time of payment of escalation or as prevailing at the time of effecting recovery, whichever is higher.
Provided always that provisions of the preceding Clause 10 C shall not be applicable in respect of materials covered in this clause.
CLAUSE 10 CC -Deleted-
CLAUSE 10 D
The contractor shall treat all materials obtained during dismantling of a structure, excavation of the site for a work, etc. as Institute’s property and such materials shall be disposed off to the best advantage of Institute according to the instructions in writing issued by the Engineer-in-charge. CLAUSE 11
The contractor shall execute the whole and every part of the work in the most substantial and work manlike manner both as regards materials and otherwise in every respect in strict accordance with the specifications. The contractor shall also confirm exactly, fully and faithfully to the design, drawings and instructions in writing in respect of the work signed by the Engineer-in-charge and the contractor shall be furnished free of charge one copy of the contract documents together with specifications, designs, drawings and instructions as are not included in the standard specification of Central Public Works Department specified in Schedule ‘F’ or in any Bureau of Indian Standard or any other, published standard or code or, schedule of rates or any other printed publication referred to elsewhere in the contract. 22
The contractor shall comply with the provisions of the contract and with the care and diligence execute and maintain the works and provide all labour and materials, tools and plants including for measurements and supervisions of all works, structural plans and other things of temporary or permanent nature required for such execution and maintenance in so far as the necessity for providing these, is specified or is reasonably inferred from the contract. The contractor shall take full responsibility for adequacy, suitability and safety of all the works and methods of construction.
The Engineer-in-charge shall have power (i) to make alteration in, omissions from, additions to, or substitutions for the original specifications, drawings, designs and instructions that may appear to him to be necessary or advisable during the progress of the work, and (ii) to omit a part of the works in case of non-availability of a portion of the site or for any other reasons and the contractor shall be bound to carry out the works in accordance with nay instructions given to him in writing signed by the Engineer-in-charge and such alterations, omissions, additions or substitutions shall form part of the contract as if originally provided therein any in any altered, additional or substituted work which the contractor may be directed to do in the manner specified above as part of the works, shall be carried out by the contractor on the same conditions in all respects including price on which he agreed to do the main work except as hereafter provided.
12.1 The time for completion of the works shall, in the event of any deviations resulting in additional cost over the tendered value sum being ordered, be extended, if requested by the contractor, as follows :
i) In the proportion which the additional cost of the altered, additional or substituted work, bears to the original tendered value plus. ii) 25 % of the time calculated in (i) above or such further additional time as may be considered reasonable by the Engineer-in-charge.
12.2 In the case of extra item(s) the contractor may within fifteen days of receipt of order or occurrence of the item(s) claim rates, supported by proper analysis, for 23
the work and the Engineer-in-charge shall within one month of the receipt of the claims supported by analysis, after giving consideration to the analysis of the rates submitted by the contractor, determine the rates on the basis of the market rates and the contractor shall be paid in accordance with the rates so determined.
In the case of substituted items, the rate for the agreement item (to be substituted) and substituted item shall also be determined in the manner as mentioned in the aforesaid Para. In the case of substituted items (items that are taken up with partial substitution or
lieu of items of work in the contract), the rate for the agreement item (to be substituted) and substituted item shall also be determined in the manner as mentioned in the following Para
If the market rate for the substituted item so determined is more than the market rate of the agreement item (to be substituted), the rate payable to the contractor for the substituted item shall be the rate for the agreement item (to be substituted) so increased to the extent of the difference between the market rates of substituted item and the agreement item (to be substituted). If the market rate for the substituted item so determined is less than the market rate of the agreement item (to be substituted), the rate payable to the contractor for the substituted item shall be the rate for the agreement item (to be substituted) so decreased to the extent of the difference between the market rates of substituted item and the agreement item (to be substituted).
In the case of contract items, substituted items, contract cum substituted items, which exceed the limits laid down in schedule ‘F’, the contractor may within fifteen days of receipt of order or occurrence of the excess, claim revision of the rates, supported by proper analysis, for the work in excess of the above mentioned limits, provided that if the rates so claimed are in excess of the rates specified in the schedule of quantities the Engineer-in-charge shall within one month of receipt of the claim supported by analysis, after giving consideration to the analysis of the rates submitted by the contractor, determine the rates on the 24
basis of the market rates and the contractor shall be paid in accordance with the rates to be determined.
12.3 The provisions of the preceding paragraph shall also apply to the decrease in the rates of items for the work in excess of the limits laid down in Schedule ‘F’, and the Engineer-in-charge shall after giving notice to the contractor within one month of occurrence of the excess and after taking into consideration any reply received from him within fifteen days of the receipt of the notice, revise the rates for the work in question within one month of the expiry of the said period of fifteen days having regard to the market rates.
12.4 The contractor shall send to the Engineer-in-charge once every three months an upto date account giving complete details of all claims for additional payments to which the contractor may consider himself entitled and of all additional work ordered by the Engineer-in-charge which he has executed during the preceding quarter failing which the contractor shall be deemed to have waived his right. However, the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER may authorize consideration of such claims on merits. 12.5 For the purpose of operation of Schedule ‘F’, the following works shall be treated as works relating to foundation unless & otherwise defined in the contract.
For Buildings : All works up to 1.2 meters above ground level or up to floor 1 level whichever is lower.
For abutments, piers and well staining: All works up to 1.2 m above the bed level.
(iii) For retaining walls, wing walls, compound walls, chimneys, overhead reservoirs/tanks and other elevated structures : All works up to 1.2 meters above the ground level. (iv) For reservoirs/tanks (other than overhead reservoirs/tanks) : All works up to 1.2 meters above the ground level. (v) For basement: All works up to 1.2 m above ground level or up to floor 1 level whichever is lower. (vi)
For Roads, all items of excavation and filling including treatment of sub base. 25
12.6 Any operation incidental to or necessarily has to be in contemplation of tenderer while filing tender, or necessary for proper execution of the item included in the Schedule of quantities or in the schedule of rates mentioned above, whether or not, specifically indicated in the description of the item and the relevant specifications, shall be deemed to be included in the rates quoted by the tenderer or the rate given in the said schedule of rates, as the case may be. Nothing extra shall be admissible for such operations.
If at any time after acceptance of the tender, the Institute shall decide to abandon or reduce the scope of the works for any reason whatsoever and hence not require the whole or any part of the works to be carried out, the Engineer-in-charge shall give notice in writing to that effect to the contractor and the contractor shall act accordingly in the matter.
The contractor shall have no claim to any payment of
compensation or otherwise whatsoever, on account of any profit or advantage which he might have derived from the execution of the works in full but which he did not derive in consequence of the foreclosure of the whole or part of the works.
The contractor shall be paid at contract rates full amount for works executed at site and, in addition, a reasonable amount as certified by the Engineer-in-charge for the items hereunder mentioned which could not be utilized on the work to the full extent in view of the foreclosure: Any expenditure incurred on preliminary site work, e.g. temporary access roads, temporary labour huts, staff quarters and site office; storage accommodation and water storage tanks. Institute shall have the option to take over contractor’s materials or any part thereof either brought to site or of which the contractor is legally bound to accept delivery from suppliers (for incorporation in or incidental to the work) provided, however, Institute shall be bound to take over the materials or such portions thereof as the contractor does not desire to retain. For materials taken over or to be taken over by Institute, cost of such materials as detailed by Engineer-in-charge shall be paid. The cost shall, however, take into account purchase price, cost of transportation and deterioration or
damage which may have been caused to materials whilst in the custody of the contractor. If any materials supplied by Institute are rendered surplus, the same except normal wastage shall be returned by the contractor to Institute at rates not exceeding those at which these were originally issued less allowance for any deterioration or damage which may have been caused whilst the materials were in the custody of the contractor. In addition, cost of transporting such materials from site to Institute stores, if so required by Institute, shall be paid. Reasonable compensation for transfer of T & P from site to contractor’s permanent stores or to his other works, whichever is less. If T & P are not transported to either of the said places, no cost of transportation shall be payable. Reasonable compensation for repatriation of contractor’s site staff and imported labour to the extent necessary.
The contractor shall, if required by the Engineer-in-charge furnish to him books of account, wage books, time sheets and other relevant documents and evidence as may be necessary to enable him to certify the reasonable amount payable under this condition.
The reasonable amount of items on (i), (iv) and (v) above shall not be in excess of 2 % of the cost of the work remaining incomplete on the date of closure, i.e. total stipulated cost of the work as per accepted tender less the cost of work actually executed under the contract and less the cost of contractor’s materials at site taken over by the Institute as per item (ii) above. Provided always that against any payments due to the contractor this account or otherwise the Engineer-in-charge shall be entitled to recover or be credited with any outstanding balances due from the contractor for advance paid in respect of any tool, plants and materials and any other sums which at the date of termination were recoverable by the Institute from the contractor under the terms of the contract.
CLAUSE 14 If contractor: i.
At any time makes default during currency of work or does not execute any part of the work with due diligence and continues to do so even after a notice in writing of 7 daysin this respect from the Engineer-inCharge; or. 27
Commits default in complying with any of the terms and conditions of the contract anddoes not remedy it or takes effective steps to remedy it within 7 days even after a notice in writing is given in that behalf by the Engineer-in-Charge; or
Fails to complete the work(s) or items of work with individual dates of completion, on or before the date(s) so determined, and does not complete them within the period specified in the notice given in writing in that behalf by the Engineer-inCharge. The Engineer- in-Charge without invoking action under clause 3 may, without prejudice to any other right or remedy against the contractor which have either accrued or accrue thereafter to Institute, by a notice in writing to take the part work / part incomplete work of any item(s) out of his hands and shall have powers to:
Take possession of the site and any materials, constructional plant, implements,
stores, etc., thereon; and/or
(b) Carry out the part work / part incomplete work of any item(s) by any means at the risk and cost of the contractor The
recoverable from the contractor for completion of the part work/ part incomplete work of any item(s) taken out of his hands and execute at the risk and cost of the contractor, the liability of contractor on account of loss or damage suffered by Institute because of action under this clause shall not exceed 10% of the tendered value of the work. In determining the amount, credit shall be given to the contractor with the value of work done in all respect in the same manner and at the same rate as if it had been carried out bythe original contractor under the terms of his contract, the value of contractor's materialstaken over and incorporated in the work and use of plant and machinery belonging to thecontractor. The certificate of the Engineer-in-Charge as to the value of work done shall be final and conclusive against the contractor provided always that action under this clauseshall only be taken after giving notice in writing to the contractor. Provided also that if theexpenses incurred by the Institute are less than
the amount payable to the contractor athis agreement rates, the difference shall not be payable to the contractor. Any excess expenditure incurred or to be incurred by Institute in completing the part work/ part incomplete work of any item(s) or the excess loss of damages suffered or may besuffered by Institute as aforesaid after allowing such credit shall without prejudice toany other right or remedy available to Institute in law or per as agreement be recoveredfrom any money due to the contractor on any account, and if such money is insufficient, thecontractor shall be called upon in writing and shall be liable to pay the same within 30 days. If the contractor fails to pay the required sum within the aforesaid period of 30 days, the Engineer-in-Charge shall have the right to sell any or all of the
unused materials, constructional plant, implements, temporary
building at site etc. and adjust the proceeds of sale thereof towards the dues recoverable from the contractor under the contract and if thereafter there remains any balance outstanding, it shall be recovered in accordance with the provisions of the contract. In the event of above course being adopted by the Engineer-in-Charge, the contractorshall have no claim to compensation for any loss sustained by him by reason of his havingpurchased or procured any materials or entered into any engagements or made any advanceon any account or with a view to the execution of the work or the performance of the contract.
The contractor shall, on receipt of the order in writing of the Engineer-in-charge, (whose decision shall be final and binding on the contractor) suspend the progress of the works or any part thereof for such time and in such manner as the Engineer-incharge may consider necessary so as not to cause any damage or injury to the work already done or endanger the safety thereof for any of the following reasons : on account of any default on the part of the contractor or; for proper execution of the works or part thereof for reasons other than the default of the contractor; or for safety of the works or part thereof.
The contractor shall, during such suspension, properly protect and secure the works to the extent necessary and carry out the instructions given in that behalf by the Engineer-in-charge. If the suspension is ordered for reasons (b) and (c) in sub-Para (i) above; the contractor shall be entitled to an extension of time equal to the period of every such suspension PLUS 25 % for completion of the item or group of items of work for which a separate period of completion is specified in the contract and of which the suspended work forms a part, and ; If the total period of all such suspensions in respect of an item or group of items or work for which a separate period of completion is specified in the contract exceeds thirty days, the contractor shall, in addition, be entitled to such compensation as the Engineer-in-charge may consider reasonable in respect of salaries and / or wages paid by the contractor to his employees and labour at site, remaining idle during the period of suspension, adding thereto 2 % to cover indirect expenses of the contractor. Provided the contractor submits his claim supported by details to the Engineer-in-charge within fifteen days of the expiry of the period of 30 days. If the works or part thereof is suspended on the orders of the Engineer-in-charge for more than three months at a time, except when suspension is ordered for reason (a) in sub-para (i) above, the contractor may after receipt of such order serve a written notice on the Engineer-in-charge requiring permission within fifteen days from receipt by the Engineer-in-charge of the said notice, to proceed with the work or part thereof in regard to which progress has been suspended and if such permission is not granted within that time, the contractor, if he intends to treat the suspension, where it affects only a part of the works as an omission of such part by Institute or where it affects whole of the works, as an abandonment of the works by Institute shall with in 10days of expiry of such period of 15 days give notice in writing of his intention to the Engineer-incharge. In the event of the contractor treating the suspension as an abandonment of the contract by Institute, he shall have no claim to payment of any compensation on account of any profit or advantage which he might have derived from the execution of the work in full but which he could not derive in consequence of the abandonment. He shall, however, be entitled to such compensation, as the Engineer-in-charge may consider reasonable, in respect of salaries and / or wages paid by him to his employees and labour at site, remaining idle in consequence adding to the total thereof 2 % to cover indirect expenses of the contractor provided the contractor submits his
claim supported by details to the Engineer-in-charge within 30 days of the expiry of the period of 3 months. Provided, further, that the contractor shall not be entitled to claim any compensation from Institute for the loss suffered by him on account of delay by Institute in the supply of materials in schedule ‘B’ where such delay is covered by difficulties relating to the supply of wagons, force majeure including non-allotment of such materials by controlling authorities, acts of God, acts of enemies of the state / country or any reasonable cause beyond the control of the Institute.
CLAUSE 16 All works under or in course of execution or executed in pursuance of the contract shall at all times be open and accessible to the inspection and supervision of the Engineer-in-charge, his authorized subordinates in charge of the work and all the superior officers, officer of the Quality Assurance unit of the Institute or any organization engaged by the Institute for Quality Assurance and of the Chief Technical Examiner’s Office , and the contractor shall, at all times, during the usual working hours and all at other time at which reasonable notice of the visit of such officers has been
given to the contractor, either himself be present to receive orders and
instructions or have a responsible agent duly accredited in writing, present for that purpose. Orders given to the Contractor’s agent shall be considered to have the same force as if they had been given to the contractor himself. If it shall appear to the Engineer-in-charge or his authorized subordinates in-charge of the work or officers of the organization engaged by the Institute for quality assurance to the Chief Technical Examiner or his subordinate officers, that any work has been executed with unsound, imperfect, or unskillful workmanship, or with materials or articles provided by him for the execution of the work which are unsound or of a quality inferior to that contracted or otherwise not in accordance with the contract, the contractor shall, on demand in writing which shall be made with in twelve months (six months in case of work costing Rs. 10 Lac and below except road work) of the completion of the work from the Engineer-in-charge specifying the work, materials or articles complained of notwithstanding that the same may have been passed, certified and paid for forthwith rectify, or remove and reconstruct the work so specified in whole or in part, as the case may require or as the case may be, remove the materials or articles so specified and provide other proper and suitable materials or articles at his own charge and cost. In the event of the failing to do so within a period specified by 31
the Engineer-in-charge in his demand aforesaid, then the contractor shall be liable to pay compensation at the same rate as under clause 2 of the contract (for noncompletion of the work in time) for this default. In such case the Engineer-in-charge may not accept the item of work at the rates applicable under the contract but may accept such items at reduced rates as the competent authority may consider reasonable during the preparation of on account bills or final bill if the item is so acceptable without detriment to the safety and utility of the item and the structure or he may reject the work outright without any payment and / or get it and other connected and incidental items rectified, or removed and reexecuted at the risk and cost of the contractor. Decision of the Engineer-in-charge to be conveyed in writing in respect of the same will be final and binding on the contractor. CLAUSE 17
If the contractor or his working people or servants shall break, deface, injure or destroy any part of building in which they may be working, or any building, road, road kerb, fence, enclosure, water pipe, cables, drains, electric or telephone post or wires, trees, grass or grass land, or cultivated grand contiguous to the premises on which the work or
any part is being executed, or if any damage shall happen to the work while in
progress, from any cause whatever or if any defect, shrinkage or other faults appear in the work within twelve months (six months in the case of work costing Rupees Ten lacks and below except road work) after a certificate final or otherwise of its completion shall have been given by the Engineer-in-charge as aforesaid arising out of defect or improper materials or workmanship the contractor shall upon receipt of a notice in writing on that behalf make the same good at his own expense or in default the Engineer-in-charge as cause the same to be made good by other workmen and deduct the expense from any sums that may be due or at any time thereafter may become due to the contractor, or from his security deposit or the proceeds of sale thereof or of a sufficient portion thereof. The security deposit of the contractor shall not be refunded before the expiry of twelve months (six months in the case of work costing Rupees Ten lakhs and below except road work) after the issue of the certificate final or otherwise of completion of work or till the final bill has been prepared and passed whichever is later. Provided that incase of road work, in the opinion of the Engineer in charge, half of the security deposit is sufficient, to meet al liabilities of the contractor under this contract, 32
half of the security will be refundable after six months and the remaining half after twelve months of the issue of the said certificate of completion or till the final bill has been prepared and passed whichever is later.
In case of Maintenance and Operation works of E & M services, the security deposit deducted from contractors shall be refunded within one month from the date of final payment or within one month from the date of completion of the maintenance contract whichever is earlier.
The contractor shall provide at his own cost all materials (except such special materials if any as may in accordance with the contract be supplied form the Engineer – in – Charge stores), machinery, tools & Plants as specified in schedule ‘F’. In addition to this appliances, implements, ladders, cordage, tackle, scaffolding and temporary works required for the proper execution of the work, whether original, altered or substituted and whether included in the specifications or other documents forming part of the contract or referred to in these conditions or not, or which may be necessary for the purpose of satisfying or complying with the requirements of the Engineer-in-charge as to any matter as to which under these conditions he is entitled to be satisfied, or which he is entitled to require together with carriage therefore to and from the work. The contractor shall also supply without charge the requisite number of persons with the means and materials, necessary for the purpose of setting out works, and counting, weighing and assisting the measurement for examination at any time and from time to time of the work or materials. Failing his so doing the same may be provided by the Engineer-in-charge at the expense of the contractor and the expenses may be deducted, from any money due to the contractor, under this contract or otherwise and/or from his security deposit or the proceeds of sale thereof, or of a sufficient portions thereof.
CLAUSE 18 A In every case in which by virtue of the provision sub-section (1) of Section 12, of the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923, Institute is obliged to pay compensation to a workman employed by the contractor, in execution of the works, Institute will recover from the contractor, the amount of the compensation so paid; and without prejudice to the rights of the Institute under sub-section (2) of section 33
12, of the said Act, Institute shall be at liberty to recover such amount or any part there by deducting it from the security deposit or from any sum due by Institute to the contractor whether under this contract or otherwise. Institute shall not be bound to contest any claim made against it under sub-section (1) Section 12, of the said Act, except on the written request of the contractor and upon his giving to Institute full security for all costs for which Institute might become liable in consequence of contesting such claim. CLAUSE 18 B In every case in which by virtue of the provisions Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970, and of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules, 1971, Institute is obliged to pay nay amount of wages to a workman employed by the contractor in execution of the works, or to incur any expenditure in providing welfare and health amenities required to be provided under the above said Act and the rules under clause 19H or under the C.P.W.D. contractors, labour regulations, or under the rules framed by Government of India from time to time for the protection of health and sanitary arrangements for workers employed by
contractors, Institute will recover from the contractor, the
amount of wages so paid or the amount of expenditure so uncured; and without prejudice to the rights of the Institute under sub-section(2) of Section 20, and sub-section (4) of Section 21, of the Contract labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970, Institute shall be at liberty to recover such amount or any part thereof by deducting it form the security deposit or from any sum due by Institute to the contractor whether under this contract or otherwise Institute shall not be bound to contest any claim made against it under sub-section (1) of Section 20, sub-section (4) of section 21, of the said Act, except on the written request of the contactor and upon his giving to the Institute full security for all costs for which Institute might become liable in contesting such claim. CLAUSE 19 The contractor shall obtain a valid license under the Contract Labour (R&A) Act 1970, and the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules, 1971, before the commencement of the work, and continue to have a valid license until the completion of the work. The contractor shall also abide by the provisions of the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
The contractor shall also comply with the provision of the building and other construction workers (Regulation of Employment & Conditions of Service) Act, 1996 and the building and other Construction Workers Welfare Cess Act, 1996.
Any failure to fulfill these requirements shall attract the penal provisions of this contract arising out of the resultant non-execution of the work.
No labour below the age of eighteen years shall be employed on the work. CLAUSE 19B
Payment of Wages:
The contractor shall pay to labour employed by him either directly or through sub-contractors, wages not less than fair wages as defined in the C.P.W.D. Contractor’s Labour Regulations or as per the provisions of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 and the contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules, 1971, wherever applicable.
The contractor shall, notwithstanding the provisions of any contract to the contrary, cause to be paid fair wage to labour indirectly engaged on the work, including any labour engaged by his sub-contractors in connection with the said work, as if the labour had been immediately employed by him. In respect of all labour directly or indirectly employed in the works for performance of the contractor’s part of this contract, the contractor shall comply with or cause to be complied with the Central Public Works Department contractor’s Labour Regulations made by Government of India from time to time in regard to payment of wages, wage period, deductions from wages recovery of wages not paid and deductions unauthorized made, maintenance of wage books or wage slips, publication of scale of wages and other terms of employment, inspection and submission of periodical returns and all other matters of the like nature or as per the provisions of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970, and the Contract labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules 1971, wherever applicable. a) The Engineer-in-Charge concerned shall have the right to deduct from the moneys due to the contractor any sum required or estimated to be required for making good the loss suffered by a worker or workers by reason of non-fulfillment of the conditions of the contract for the benefit of the workers, non-payment of wages or of deductions made from his or their wages which are not justified by their terms of the contract or non-observance of the regulations. b) Under the provision of Minimum wages (Central) Rules, 1950, the contractor is bound to allow to the labours directly or indirectly employed in the works one day rest for 6 days continuous work 35
and pay wages at the same rate as for duty. In the event of default, the Engineer-in-charge shall have the right to deduct the sum or sums not paid on account of wages for weekly holidays to any labors and pay the same to the persons entitled thereto from any money due to the contractor by the Engineer-in-charge concerned.
The contractor shall comply with the provisions of the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, Minimum Wages Act, 1948, Employees Liability Act, 1938, Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923, Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 Maternity Benefits Act, 1961, and the Contractor’s Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970, or the modifications thereof or any other laws relating thereto and the rules made thereunder from time to time.
The Contractor shall indemnify and keep indemnified institute against payments to be made under and for the observance of the laws aforesaid and the C.P.W.D. Contractor’s labour Regulations without prejudice to this right to claim indemnity from his sub-contractors. The laws aforesaid shall be deemed to be a part of this contract and any breach thereof shall be deemed to be a breach of this contract. Whatever is the minimum wage for the time being, or fi the wage payable is higher that such wage, such wage shall be paid by the contractor to the workman directly without the intervention of Jamadar and that Jamadar shall not be entitled to deduct or recover any amount from the minimum wage payable to the workmen as and by way of commission or otherwise. The contractor shall ensure that no amount by way of commission or otherwise is deducted or recovered by the Jamadar from the wage of workmen. CLAUSE 19 C In respect of all labour directly or indirectly employed in the work for the performance of the contractor’s part of this contract, the contractor shall at this own expense arrange for the safety provisions as per C.P.W.D. Safety Code framed from time to time and shall at his own expense provide for all facilities in connection therewith. In case the contractor fails to make arrangement and provide necessary facilities as aforesaid, he shall be liable to pay a penalty of Rs.200/- for each default and in addition the Engineer-in-Charge shall be at liberty to make arrangement and provide facilities as aforesaid and recover the costs incurred in that behalf from the contractor.
CLAUSE 19 D The Contractor shall submit by the 4th and 19th of every month, to the Engineer-in-charge a true statement showing in respect of the second half of the preceding month and the first half of the current month respectively. The number of labourers employed by him on the work, Their working hours, The wages paid to them, The accidents that occurred during the said fortnight showing the circumstances under which they happened and the extent of damage and injury caused by them, and The number of female workers who have been allowed maternity benefit according to Clause 19F and the amount paid to them. Failing which the contractor shall be liable to pay to Institute, a sum not exceeding Rs.200/- for each default or materially incorrect statement.
The decision of the Engineer-in-charge shall be final in
deducting from any bill due to the contractor; the amount levied as fine and be binding on the contractor. CLAUSE 19 E In respect of all labour directly or indirectly employed in the work for the performance of the contractor’s part of this contract, the contractor shall comply with or cause to be compiled with all the rules framed by Government of India/Institute from time to time for the protection of health and sanitary arrangements for workers employed by the Institute and its contractors.
CLAUSE 19 F Leave and pay during leave shall be regulated as follows :Leave : (i) In the case of delivery – maternity leave not exceeding 8 weeks, 4 weeks upto and including the day of delivery and 4 weeks following that day, (ii)
In the case of miscarriage – up to 3 weeks form the date of miscarriage.
Pay : In the case of delivery – leave pay during maternity leave will be at the rate of the women’s average daily earnings, calculated on total wages earned on the days when full time work was done during a period of three months immediately preceding the date on which she gives notice that she expects to be confined or at the rate of Rupee one only a day whichever is greater.
In the case of miscarriage – leave pay at the rate of average daily earning calculated on the total wages earned on the days when full time work was done during a period of three months immediately preceding the date of such miscarriage.
Conditions for the grant of maternity Leave.
No maternity leave benefit shall be admissible to a woman unless she has been employed for a total period of not less than six months immediately preceding the date on which she proceeds on leave.
The contractor shall maintain a register of Maternity (Benefit) in the prescribed Form as shown in annexure – I and II, and the same shall be kept at the place of work.
CLAUSE 19 G
In the event of the contractor(s) committing a default or breach of any of the provisions of the Central Public Works Department, Contractor’s Labour Regulations and Model Rules for the protection of health and sanitary arrangements for the workers as amended from time to time or furnishing any information or submitting or filing any statement under the provisions of the above regulations and Rules which is materially incorrect, he / they shall, without prejudice to any other liability, pay to the Institute a sum not exceeding Rs.200/- for every default, breach or furnishing, making, submitting, filing such materially incorrect statements and in the event of the contractors defaulting continuously in this respect, the penalty may be enhanced to Rs.200/- per day for each day of default subject to a maximum of 5 per cent of the estimated cost of the work put to tender. The decision of the Engineer-in-charge shall be final and binding on the parties. Should it appear to the Engineer-in-charge that the contractor(s) is / are not properly observing and complying with the provisions of the C.P.W.D. Contractor’s Labour Regulations and Model Rules and the provisions of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970, and the Contract Labour (R&A) Central Rules 1971, for the protection of health and sanitary arrangements for work-people employed by the contractor(s) (hereinafter referred as ‘the said Rules’) the Engineer-in-charge shall have power to give notice in writing to the contractor(s) requiring that the said Rules be complied with and the amenities prescribed therein be provided to the work-people within a reasonable time to be specified in the notice. If the contractor(s) shall fail within the period specified in the notice to comply with and / observe the said Rules and to provide the amenities to the work-people as aforesaid, the Engineer-in-charge shall have the power to provide the amenities herein before mentioned at the cost of 38
the contractor(s). The contractor(s) shall erect, make and maintain at his/their own expense and to approved standards all necessary huts and sanitary arrangements required for his / their work-people on the site in connection with the execution of the works, and if the same shall not have been erected or constructed, according to approved standards, the Engineer-in-charge shall have power to give notice in writing to the contractor(s) requiring that the said huts and sanitary arrangements be remodeled and/or reconstruct such huts and sanitary arrangements according to approved standards, and if the contractor(s) shall fail to remodel or reconstruct such huts and sanitary arrangements according to approved standards within the period specified in the notice, the Engineer-in-charge shall have the power to remodel or reconstruct such huts and sanitary arrangements according to approved standards at the cost of the contractor(s).
CLAUSE 19 H Deleted CLAUSE 19 I The Engineer-in-charge may require the contractor to dismiss or remove from the site of the work any person or persons in the contractors employ upon the work who may be incompetent or misconduct himself and the contractor shall forthwith comply with such requirements.
CLAUSE 19 J It shall be the responsibility of the contractor to see that the building under construction is not occupied by any body unauthorized during construction, and is handed over to the Engineer-in-charge with vacant possession of complete building, If such building through completed is occupied illegally, then the Engineer-in-charge shall have the option to refuse to accept the said building / buildings in that position. Any delay in acceptance on this account will be treated as the delay in completion and for such delay a levy upto5% of tendered value of work may be imposed by the Engineer-in-charge whose decision shall be final both with regard to the justification and quantum and be binding on the contractor.
However, the Engineer-in-charge, thorough a notice, may require the contractor to remove the illegal occupation any time on or before construction and delivery.
CLAUSE 19K The contractor shall, at all stages of work, deploy skilled / semi skilled tradesmen who are qualified and possess certificate in particular trade from CPWD training institute / Industrial Training Institute / national Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) / National Academy of Construction / CIDC or any similar
reputed and recognized institute managed ./ certified by State / Central 39
Government. The number of such qualified tradesmen shall not be less than 20 % of total skilled / semiskilled workers required in each trade at any stage of work. The contractor shall submit number of man days required in respect of each trade,its scheduling and the list of qualified tradesmen along with requisite certificate from recognized institute to Engineer – in – charge for approval. Notwithstanding such approval, if the tradesmen are found to have inadequate skill to execute the work of respective trade the contractor shall substitute such tradesmen within two days of written notice from Engineer in charge . Failure on the part of the contractor to obtain approval of Engineer – in – charge or failure to deploy qualified tradesmen will attract a compensation to be paid by contractor at the rate of RS 100 per such tradesman per day. Decision of the Engineer – in – charge as to whether particular tradesman possesses requisite skill and amount of compensation in case of default shall be final and binding. Provided always, the provisions of this clause, shall not be applicable for works with estimated cost put to tender being less than Rs 5 cores CLAUSE 20 The contractor shall comply with all the provisions of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, and Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970, amended from time to time and rules framed thereunder and other labour laws affecting contract labour that may be brought into force from time to time.
CLAUSE 21 The contract shall not be assigned or sublet without the written approval of the Engineer-in-Charge. And if the contractor shall assign or sublet his contract, or attempt to do so, or become insolvent or commence any insolvency proceedings or make any composition with his creditors or attempt to do so, or if any bribe, gratuity, gift, loan, perquisite, reward or advantage pecuniary or otherwise, shall either directly or indirectly, be given, promised or offered by the contractor, or any of his servants or agent to any public officer or person in the employ of Government in any way relating to his office or employment, or if any such officer or person shall become in any way directly or indirectly interested in the contract, the Engineer-in-Charge on behalf of the Institute shall have power to adopt the course specified in Clause 3 hereof in the interest of Institute and in the event of such course being adopted, the consequences specified in the said Clause 3 shall ensue.
CLAUSE 22 All sums payable by way of compensation under any of these conditions shall be considered as reasonable compensation to be applied to the use of Institute without reference to the actuals, loss or damage sustained and whether or not any damage shall have been sustained.
CLAUSE 23 Where the contractor is a, partnership firm,.the previous approval in writing of the Engineer-in-Charge shall be obtained any change is made in the constitution of the firm. Where the contractor is an individual or a Hindu undivided family business concern such approval as aforesaid shall likewise be obtained before the contractor enters into any partnership agreement where under the partnership firm would have the right to carry out the works hereby undertaken by the contractor. If previous approval as aforesaid is not obtained, the contract shall be deemed. to have been assigned in contravention of Clause 21 hereof and the same action may be taken, and the same consequences shall ensue as provided in the said Clause 21.
CLAUSE 24 All works to be executed under the contract shall be executed under the direction and subject to the approval in all respects of the Engineer-in-Charge who shall be entitled to direct at what point or points and in what manner they are to be commenced, and from time to time carried on. CLAUSE 25
Settlement of Disputes & Arbitration Except where otherwise provided in the contract all question and disputes relating to the meaning of the specifications, designs, drawings and instructions here-in before mentioned and as to the quality of workmanship or materials used or as to any other question, claim, right, matter or thing whatsoever in any way arising out of or relating to the contract, designs, drawings, specifications, estimates, instructions, orders of these conditions or otherwise concerning the works or the execution or failure to executes the same whether arising during the progress of work or after the cancellation, termination, completion or abandonment thereof shall be dealt with as mentioned herein after.
If the contractor considers any work demanded of him to be outside the requirements of the contract, or disputes any drawings, record or decision given in writing by the Engineer-in-charge or any matter in connection with or arising out of the Contract or carrying out of the work, to be unacceptable, he shall promptly within 15 days request the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER in writing for written instruction or decision. Thereupon, the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER shall give his written instructions or decisions within a period of one month from the receipt of the contractor's letter.
If the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER fails to give his instructions or decisions in writing within the aforesaid period or if the contractor is dissatisfied with the instructions or decision of the EXECUTIVE 41
ENGINEER, the contractor may, within 15 days of the receipt of EXECUTIVE ENGINEER's decision appeal to the Chairman (Engineering Unit), IITM who shall afford an opportunity to the contractor to be heard, if the matter so desires and to offer evidence in support of his appeal. The Chairman (Engineering Unit), IITM shall give his decision within 30 days of receipt of contractor's appeal.
If the contractor is dissatisfied with the decision of the Chairman (Engineering Unit), he may within a period of 15 days of the receipt of the Chairman’s decision appeal to the Director , IITM who shall afford an opportunity to the contractor to be heard, if the matter so desires and to offer evidence in support of his appeal. The Director, IITM shall give his decision within 30 days of receipt of contractor's appeal.
If the contractor is dissatisfied with the decision of the Director IITM, he shall within 30 days of the receipt of the decision shall give notice to the Director, IITM for appointment of an arbitrator to adjudicate his claims, failing which the said decision of the Director, IITM shall be final and binding on the contractor.
Except where the decision has become final, binding and conclusive in terms of Sub para (iii) above, disputes or difference shall be referred for adjudication through a sole arbitrator appointed by the Director, IITM. If the arbitrator so appointed is unable or unwilling to act or resigns his appointment or vacates his office due to any reason whatsoever, another sole arbitrator shall be appointed in the manner aforesaid. Such person shall proceed with the reference from the stage at which it was left by his predecessor.
It is a term of this contract that the party invoking arbitration shall give list of disputes with amounts claimed in respect of each such dispute along with the notice for appointment of arbitrator and giving reference to the rejection by the Director, IITM of the appeal.
It is also a term of this contract that no person other than a person appointed by such Director, IITM, as aforesaid should act as arbitrator.
It is also a term of this Contract that if the contractor does not make any demand for appointment of arbitrator in respect of any claims in writing as aforesaid within 120 days of receiving the intimation from the Engineer-in-charge that the final bill is ready for payment, the claim of the contractor shall be deemed to have been waived and absolutely barred and IITM shall be discharged and released of all liabilities under the Contract in respect of these claims.
The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 (26 of 1996) or any statutory modifications or re-enactment thereof and the rules made there under and for the time being in force shall apply to the arbitration proceeding under this clause.
It is also term of this Contract that the arbitrator shall adjudicate on only such disputed as are referred to him by the Director, IITM and give separate award against each dispute and claim referred to him and in all cases where the total amount of the claims by any party exceeds Rs.1,00,000/- the arbitrator shall give reasons for the award.
It is also a term of the Contract that if any fees are payable to the arbitrator, these shall be paid equally by both the parties. It is also a term of the Contract that the arbitrator shall be deemed to have entered on the reference on the date of issues notice to both the parties calling them to submit their statement of claims and counter statement of claims. The venue of the arbitration shall be such place as may be fixed by the arbitrator in his sole discretion. The fees, if any, of the arbitrator shall, if required to be paid before the award is made and published, be paid half and half by each of the parties. The cost of the reference and of the award (including the fees, if any, of the arbitrator) shall be in the discretion of the arbitrator who may direct to any by whom and in what manner, such costs or any part thereof shall be paid and fix or settle the amount of costs to be so paid.
CLAUSE 26 The contractor shall fully indemnify and keep indemnified the Institute against any action, claim or proceeding relating to infringement or use of any patent or design or any alleged patent or design rights and shall pay any royalties which may be payable in respect of any article or part thereof included in the contract. In the event of any claims made under or action brought against Institute in respect of any such matters as aforesaid, the contractor shall be immediately notified thereof and the contractor shall be at liberty, at his own expense, to settle any dispute or to conduct any litigation that may arise therefrom, provided that the contractor shall not be liable to indemnify the Institute if the infringement of the patent or design or any alleged patent or design right is the direct result of an order passed by the Engineer-in-Charge this behalf. CLAUSE 27
CLAUSE 28 In the case of any class of work for which there is no such specifications as referred to in Clause 11, such work shall be carried out in accordance with the Bureau of Indian Standards Specifications. In case there are no such specifications in Bureau of Indian Standards, the work shall be carried out as per manufacturer’s specifications, if not available then as per District Specifications. In case there are no such specifications as required above, the work shall be carried out in all respects in accordance with the instructions and requirements of the Engineer-in-Charge.
CLAUSE 29 i) Whenever any claim or claims for payment of a sum of money arises out of or under the contract or against the contractor, the Engineer-in-Charge or the Institute shall be entitled to withhold and also have a lien to retain such sum or sums in whole or in part from the security, if any deposited by the contractor and for the purpose aforesaid, the Engineer-in-Charge or the Institute shall be entitled to withhold the security deposit, if any, furnished as the case may be and also have a lien over the same pending finalization or adjudication of any such claim. In the event of the security being insufficient to cover the claimed amount or amounts or if no security has been; taken from the contractor, the Engineer-inCharge or the Institute shall be entitled to withhold and have a lien to retain to the extent of such claimed amount / or amounts referred to above, from any sum or sums found payable or which may at any time thereafter become payable to the contractor under the same contract or any other contract with the Engineer-in-Charge of the Institute or any contracting person through the Engineer-in-Charge pending finalization of adjudication of any such claim.
It is an agreed term of the contract that the sum of money or moneys so withheld or retained under the lien referred to above by the Engineer-in-Charge or Institute will be kept withheld or retained as such by the Engineer-in-Charge or Institute till the claim arising out of or under the contract is determined by the arbitrator (if the contractor is govern by the arbitration clause) by the competent court, as the case may be and that the contractor will have no claim for interest or damages whatsoever on any account in respect of such withholding or retention under the lien referred to above and duly notified as such to the contractor. For the purpose of this clause, where the contractor is a partnership firm or a limited company, the Engineer-in-Charge or the Institute shall be entitled to withhold and also have a lien to retain towards such claimed amount or amounts in whole or in part from any sum found payable to any partner/ limited company as the case may be, whether in his individual capacity or otherwise.
ii) Institute shall have the right to cause an audit and technical examination of the works and the final 44
bills of the contractor including all supporting vouchers, abstract, etc., to be made after payment of the final bill and if as a result of such audit and technical examination any sum is found to have been overpaid in respect of any work done by the contractor under the contract or any work claimed to have been done by him under the contract and found not to have been executed, the contractor shall be liable to refund the amount of over-payment and it shall be lawful for Institute to recover the same from him in the manner prescribed in sub-clause (i) of this clause or in any other manner legally permissible; and if it is found that the contractor was paid less than what was due to him under the contract in respect of any work executed by him under it, the amount of such under payment shall be duly paid by Institute to the contractor, without any interest thereon whatsoever.
Provided that the Institute shall not be entitled to recover any sum overpaid, nor the contractor shall be entitled to payment of any sum paid short where such payment has been agreed upon between the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER on the one hand and the contractor on the other under any term of the contract permitting payment for work after assessment by the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER. CLAUSE 29A Any sum of money due and payable to the contractor (including the security deposit returnable to him) under the contract may be withheld or retained by way of lien by the Engineer-in-Charge or the Institute or any other contracting person or persons through Engineer-in-Charge against any claim of the Engineer-in-Charge or Institute or such other person or persons in respect of payment of a sum of money arising out of or under any other contract made by the contractor with the Engineer- in-Charge or the Institute or with such other person or persons.
It is an agreed term of the contract that the sum of money so withheld or retained under this clause by the Engineer-in-Charge or the Institute will be kept withheld or retained as such by the Engineer-inCharge or the Institute or till his claim arising out of the same contract or any other contract is either mutually settled or determined by the arbitration clause or by the competent court, as the case may be and that the contractor shall have no claim for interest or damages whatsoever on this account or on any other ground in respect of any sum of money withheld or retained under this clause and duly notified as such to the contractor. CLAUSE 30 -DeletedCLAUSE 31 45
The contractor(s) shall make his / their own arrangements for water required for the work and nothing extra will be paid for the same. This will be subject to the following conditions.
i) That the water used by the contractor(s) shall be fit for construction purposes to the satisfaction of the Engineer-in-charge.
ii) The Engineer–in-Charge shall make alternative arrangements for supply of water at the risk and cost of contractor(s) if the arrangements made by the contractor(s) for procurement of water are in the opinion of the Engineer-in- Charge, unsatisfactory. iii) No bore wells / open wells shall be constructed inside the IITM Campus for drawl of water.
CLAUSE 31 A
Deleted CLAUSE 34
CLAUSE 35 The contractor undertakes to make arrangement for the supervision of the work by the firm supplying the bitumen used. The contractor shall collect the total quantity of bitumen required for the work as per standard formula, before the work is started and shall hypothecate it to the Engineer-in-Charge. If any bitumen remains unused on completion of the work on account of lesser use of materials in actual execution for reasons other than authorized changes of specifications and abandonment of portion of work, a corresponding deduction equivalent to the cost of unused materials as determined by the 46
Engineer-in-Charge shall be made and the material returned to the contractors. Although the materials are hypothecated to Institute, the contractor undertakes the responsibility for their proper watch, safe custody and protection against all risks. The materials shall not be removed from site of work without the consent of the Engineer-in-Charge in writing. The contractor shall be responsible for rectifying defects noticed within a year from the date of completion of the work and the portion of the security deposit relating to asphaltic work shall be refunded after the expiry of this period. CLAUSE 36 Contractors Superintendence, Supervision, Technical Staff & Employees
The contractor shall provide all necessary superintendence during execution of the work and as along thereafter as may be necessary for proper fulfilling of the obligations under the contract.
The contractor shall immediately after receiving letter of acceptance of the tender and before commencement of the work, intimate in writing to the Engineer-in-Charge, the name(s), qualifications, experience, age, address(s) and other particulars along with certificates, of the principal technical representative to be in charge of the work and other technical representative(s) who will be supervising the work, minimum requirement of such technical representative(s) and their qualifications and experience shall not be lower than specified in Schedule ‘F’. The Engineer-in-Charge shall within 3 days of receipt of such communication intimate in writing his approval or otherwise of such a representative(s) to the contractor. Any such approval may at any time be withdrawn and incase of such withdrawal, the contractor shall appoint another such representative(s) according to the provisions of this clause. Decision of the tender accepting authority shall be final and binding on the contractor in this respect. Such a principal technical representative shall be appointed by the contractor soon after receipt of the approval from Engineer-in-Charge and shall be available at site before start of work.
If the contractor (or any partner in case of firm/company) who himself has such qualifications, it will not be necessary for the said contractor to appoint such a principal technical representative but the contractor shall designate and appoint a responsible agent to represent him and to be present at the work whenever the contractor is not in a position to be so present. All the provisions applicable to the principal technical representative under the clause will also be applicable in such a case to contractor or his responsible agent. The principal technical representative and/or the contractor shall on receiving reasonable notice from the Engineer-in-Charge or his designated representative(s) in charge of the work in writing or in person or otherwise, present himself to the Engineer-in-Charge and/or at the site of work, 47
as required, to take instructions. Instructions given to the principal technical representative of the responsible agent shall be deemed to have the same force as if these have been given to the contractor. The principal technical representative and/or the contractor or his responsible authorized agent shall be actually available at site especially during important stages of execution of work, during recording of measurement of works and whenever so required by the Engineer-in-Charge by a notice as aforesaid and shall also note down instructions conveyed by the Engineer-in-Charge or his designated representative in the site order book and shall affix his signature in token of noting down the instructions and in token of acceptance of measurements.
If the Engineer-in-Charge, whose decision in this respect is final and binding on the contractor, is convinced that no such technical representative(s) is / are effectively appointed or is / are effectively attending or fulfilling the provision of this clause, a recovery (nonrefundable) shall be effected from the contractor as specified in Schedule 'F' and the decision of the Engineer-in-Charge as recorded in the site order book and measurement recorded checked / test checked in Measurement Books shall be final and binding on the contractor. Further if the contractor fails to appoint a suitable technical representative and / or other technical representative(s) and if such appointed persons are not effectively present are absent by more than two days without duly approved substitute or do not discharge their responsibilities satisfactorily, the Engineer-in-Charge shall have full powers to suspend the execution of the work until such date as suitable other technical representative(s) is / are appointed and the contractor shall be held responsible for the delay so caused to the work. The contractor shall submit a certificate of employment of the technical representative(s) along with every on account bill/final bill and shall produce evidence if at any time so required by the Engineer-in-Charge.
The contractor shall provide and employ on the site only such technical assistants as are skilled and experienced in their respective fields and such foremen and supervisory staff as are competent to give proper supervision to the work. The contractor shall provide and employ skilled, semiskilled and unskilled labour as is necessary for proper and timely execution of the work. The Engineer-in-Charge shall be at liberty to object to and require the contractor to remove from the works any person who in his opinion misconducts himself, or is incompetent or negligent in the performance of his duties or whose employment is otherwise considered by the Engineer-in-Charge to be undesirable. Such person shall not be employed again at works site without the written permission of the Engineer-in-Charge and the persons so removed shall be replaced as soon as possible by competent substitutes. 48
CLAUSE 37 Clause 37 "Levy / Taxes Payable by Contractor"
Sales tax including VAT (except Service tax) Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Cess or any other tax or Cess in respect of this contract shall be payable by the Contractor and IITM shall not entertain any claim whatsoever in this respect. However in respect of service tax , same shall be paid by the contractor to the concerned department on demand and it will be reimbursed to him by the Engineer-in-charge after satisfying that it has been actually and genuinely paid by the contractor.
ii) The contractor shall deposit royalty and obtain necessary permit for supply of the red bajri, stone, kantar, etc. from local authorities.
If pursuant to or under any law, notification or order any royalty, cess or the like becomes payable by the Institute and does not any time become payable by the contractor to the State Government / Local authorities in respect of any material used by the contractor in the works then in such a case, it shall be lawful to the Institute and it will have the right and be entitled to recover the amount paid in the circumstances as aforesaid from dues of the contractor.
CLAUSE 38 i) All tendered rates shall be inclusive of all taxes and levies (Except Service tax) payable under respective statutes. However. If any further tax or cess is imposed by Statute ,after the last stipulated date for the receipt of tender including extensions if any and the contractor thereupon necessarily and properly pays such taxes/levies/cess, the contractor shall be reimbursed the amount so paid. Provided such payments, if any, is not, in the opinion of the Engineer-in-charge (whose decision shall be final and binding on the contractor) attributable to delay in execution of work within the control of the contractor.
ii) The contractor shall keep necessary books of accounts and other documents for the purpose of this condition as may be necessary and shall allow inspection of the same by a duly authorized representative of the Institute and/or the Engineer-in-Charge and further shall furnish such other information/document as the Engineer-in-Charge may require from time to time.
iii) The contractor shall, within a period of 30 days of the imposition of any such further tax or levy or excess, , give a written notice thereof to the Engineer-in-Charge that the same is given pursuant to this condition, together with all necessary information relating thereto. CLAUSE 39 Without prejudice to any of the rights or remedies under this contract if the contractor dies, the Engineer-in-charge on behalf of the Institute shall have the option of terminating the contract without compensation to the contractor.
CLAUSE 40 The contractor shall not be permitted to tender for works in the Institute (responsible for award and execution of contracts) in which his near relative is posted as Assistant Registrar( Engineering unit, IITM) or as an officer in any capacity between the grades of the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER and Junior Engineer (both inclusive). He shall also intimate the names of persons who are working with him in any capacity or are subsequently employed by him and who are near relatives to any Official in the Institute. Any breach of this condition by the contractor would render him liable to be removed from the approved list of contractors of the Institute. If however the contractor is registered in any other department, he shall be debarred from tendering in Institute for any breach of this condition NOTE: By the term "near relatives” is meant wife, husband, parents and grandparents, children and grandchildren, brothers and sisters, uncles, aunts and cousins and their corresponding in-laws. CLAUSE 41 No engineer of gazette rank or other gazette officer employed in engineering or administrative duties in an engineering department of the Government of India shall work as a contractor or employee of a contractor for a period of one year after his retirement from government service without the previous permission of Government of India in writing. This contract is liable to be cancelled if either the contractor or any of his employees is found at any time to be such a person who had not obtained the permission of Government of India as aforesaid, before submission of the tender or engagement in the contractor's service, as the case may be. CLAUSE 42 Deleted CLAUSE 43 The work (whether fully constructed or not) and all materials, machines, tools and plants, scaffolding, 50
temporary buildings and other things connected therewith shall be at the risk of the contractor until the work has been delivered to the Engineer-in-Charge and a certificate from him to that effect obtained. In the event of the work or any materials properly brought to the site for incorporation in the work being damaged or destroyed in consequence of hostilities or warlike operation, the contractor shall when ordered (in writing) by the Engineer-in-Charge to remove any debris from the site, collect and properly stack or remove in store all serviceable materials salvaged from the damaged work and shall be paid at the contract rates in accordance with the provision of this agreement for the work of clearing the site of debris, stacking or removal of serviceable material and for reconstruction of all works ordered by the Engineer-in-Charge, such payments being in addition to compensation up to the value of the work originally executed before being damaged or destroyed and not paid for. In case of works damaged or destroyed but not already measured and paid for, the compensation shall be assessed by the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER concerned. The contractor shall be paid for the damages/destruction suffered and for the restoring the material at the rate based on analysis of rates tendered for in accordance with the provision of the-contract. The certificate of the Engineer-in-Charge regarding the quality and quantity of materials and the purpose for which they were collected shall be final and binding on all parties to this contract. Provided always that no compensation shall be payable for any loss in consequence of hostilities or warlike operations (a) unless the contractor had taken all such precautions against air raid as are deemed necessary by the A.R.P. Officers or the Engineer-in-Charge (b) for any material etc. not on the site of the work or for any tools, plant, machinery, scaffolding, temporary building and other things not intended for the work.
In the event of the contractor having to carry out reconstruction as aforesaid, he shall be allowed such extension of time for its completion as is considered reasonable by the Engineer-in-charge. CLAUSE 44 The contractor shall comply with the provisions of the Apprentices Act, 1961 and the rules and orders issued thereunder from time to time. If he fails to do so, his failure will be a breach of the contract and the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER may, in his discretion, cancel the contract. The contractor shall also be liable for any pecuniary liability arising on account of any violation by him of the provisions of the said Act. CLAUSE 45
Security Deposit of the work shall not be refunded till the contractor produces a clearance certificate 51
from the Labour Officer. As soon as the work is virtually complete the contractor shall apply for the clearance certificate to the Labour officer under intimation to the Engineer-in-charge. The Engineer-incharge on receipt of the communication shall write to the Labour officer to intimate if any complaint is pending against the contractor in respect of the work. If no complaint is pending on record till after 3 months after completion of the work and/or no communication is received from the Labour officer to this effect till six months after the date of completion it will be deemed to have received the clearance certificate and the security deposit will be released if otherwise due.
C.P.W.D. SAFETY CODE Suitable scaffolds should be provided for workmen for all works that cannot safely be done from the ground, or from solid construction except such short period work as can be done safely from ladders. When a ladder is used, an extra mazdoor shall be engaged for holding the ladder and If the ladder is used for carrying materials as well suitable footholds and hand-hold shall be provided on the ladder and the ladder shall be given an inclination not steeper than 1/4 to 1 (1/4 horizontal and 1 vertical.)
Scaffolding of staging more than 3.6 mt. (12ft.) above the ground or floor, swung or suspended from an overhead support or erected with stationary support shall have a guard rail properly attached or bolted, braced and otherwise secured at least 90 cm. (3ft.) high above the floor or platform of such scaffolding or staging and extending along the entire length of the outside and ends there of with only such opening as may be necessary for the delivery of materials. Such scaffolding or staging shall be so fastened as to prevent it from swaying from the building or structure.
Working platforms, gangways and stairways should be so constructed that they should not sag unduly or unequally, and if the height of the platform or the gangway or the stairway is more than 3.6 m (12ft.) above ground level or floor level, they should be closely boarded, should have adequate width and should be suitably fastened as described in (2) above.
Every opening in the floor of a building or in a working platform shall be provided with suitable means to prevent the fall of person or materials by providing suitable fencing or railing whose minimum height shall be 90 cm.(3ft.)
Safe means of access shall be provided to all working platforms and other working places. Every ladder shall be securely fixed. No portable single ladder shall be over 9m. (30ft.) in length while the width between side rails in rung ladder shall in no case be less than 29 cm. (111/2”) for ladder up to and including 3 m. (10 ft.) in length. For longer ladders, this width should be increased at least 1/4" for each additional 30 cm/1 foot of length. Uniform step spacing of not more than 30 cm shall be kept. Adequate precautions shall be taken to prevent danger from electrical equipment. No materials on any of the sites or work shall be so stacked or placed as to cause danger or inconvenience to any person or the public. The contractor shall provide all necessary fencing and lights to protect the public from accident and shall be bound to bear the expenses of defense of every suit, action or other proceedings at law that may be brought by any person for injury sustained owing to neglect of the above precautions and to pay any damages and cost which may be awarded in any such suit, action 53
or proceedings to any such person or which may, with the consent of the contractor, be paid to compensate any claim by any such person.
Excavation and Trenching - All trenches of 1.2 m. (4ft.) or more in depth, shall at all times be supplied with at least one ladder for each 30 m. (100 ft.) in length or fraction thereof Ladder shall extend from bottom of the trench to at least 90 cm. (3ft.) above the surface of the ground. The side of the trenches which are 1.5 m. (5ft.) or more in depth shall be stepped back to give suitable slope or securely held by timber bracing, so as to avoid the danger of sides collapsing. The excavated materials shall not be placed within 1.5 m. (5ft.) of the edges of the trench or half of the depth of the trench whichever is more. Cutting shall be done from top to bottom. Under no circumstances, undermining or undercutting shall be done.
Demolition - Before any demolition work is commenced and also during the progress of the work,
All roads and open areas adjacent to the work site shall either be closed or suitably protected
No electric cable or apparatus which is liable to be a source of danger or a cable or apparatus used by the operator shall remain electrically charged.
All practical steps shall be taken to prevent danger to persons employed from risk of fire or explosion or flooding. No floor, roof or other part of the building shall be so overloaded with debris or materials as to render it unsafe.
All necessary personal safety equipment as considered adequate by the Engineer-in-Charge should be kept available for the use of the person employed on the site and maintained in a condition suitable for immediate use, and the contractor should take adequate steps to ensure proper use of equipment by those concerned:- The following safety equipment shall invariably be provided.
Workers employed on mixing asphaltic materials, cement and lime mortars shall be provided with protective footwear and protective gloves and goggles.
Those engaged in white washing and mixing or stacking of cement bags or any material which is injurious to the eyes, shall be provided with protective gloves and goggles.
Those engaged in welding works shall be provided with welder's protective eye-shields. 54
Stone breaker shall be provided with protective goggles and protective clothing and seated at sufficiently safe intervals.
When workers are employed in sewers and manholes, which are in active use, the contractors shall ensure that the manhole covers are opened and ventilated at least for an hour before the workers are allowed to get into the manholes, and the manholes so opened shall be cordoned off with suitable railing and provided with warning signals or boards to prevent accident to the public. In addition, the contractor shall ensure that the following safety measure are adhered to : Entry for workers into the line shall not be allowed except under supervision of the JE or any other higher officer. At least 5 to 6 manholes upstream and downstream should be kept open for at least 2 to 3 hours before any man is allowed to enter into the manhole for working inside. Before entry, presence of Toxic gases should be tested by inserting wet lead acetate paper which changes colour in the presence of such gases and gives indication of their presence. Presence of Oxygen should be verified by lowering a detector lamp into the manhole. In case, no Oxygen is found inside the sewer line, workers should be sent only with Oxygen kit. Safety belt with rope should be provided to the workers. While working inside the manholes, such rope should be handled by two men standing outside to enable him to be pulled out during emergency. The area should be barricaded or cordoned of by suitable means to avoid mishaps of any kind. Proper warning signs should be displayed for the safety of the public whenever cleaning works are undertaken during night or day. . No smoking or open flames shall be allowed near the blocked manhole being cleaned. The malba(debris) obtained on account of cleaning of blocked manholes and sewer lines should be immediately removed to avoid accidents on account of slippery nature of the malba(debris). Workers should not be allowed to work inside the manhole continuously. He should be given rest intermittently. The Engineer-in-Charge may decide the time up to which a worker may be allowed to work continuously inside the manhole. Gas masks with Oxygen Cylinder should be kept at site for use in emergency. Air-blowers should be used for flow of fresh air through the manholes. Whenever called for portable air blowers are recommended for ventilating the manholes. The Motors for these shall be vapour proof and of totally enclosed type. Non sparking gas engines also could be used but they should be placed at least 2 metres away from the opening and on the leeward side protected from wind so that they will not be a source of friction on any inflammable gas that might be present.
The workers engaged for cleaning the manholes/sewers should be properly trained before allowing to work in the manhole. The workers shall be provided with Gumboots or non-sparking shoes bump helmets and gloves non sparking tools safety lights and gas masks and portable air blowers (when necessary). They must be supplied with barrier cream for anointing tile limbs before working inside the sewer lines. Workmen descending a manhole shall try each ladder stop or rung carefully before putting his full weight on it to guard against insecure fastening due to corrosion of the rung fixed to manhole well. If a man has received a physical injury, he should be brought out of the sewer immediately and adequate medical aid should be provided to him. The extent to which these precautions are to be taken depend on individual situation but the decision of the Engineer-in-Charge regarding the steps to be taken in this regard in an individual case will be final.
The Contractor shall not employ men and women below the age of 18 years on the work of painting with products containing lead in any form. Wherever men above the age of 18 are employed on the work of lead painting, the following precaution should be taken:i)
White lead, sulphate of lead or product containing these pigment, shall not be used in painting operation except in the form of pastes or paint ready for use.
Measures shall be taken, wherever required in order to prevent danger arising fromthe application of a paint in the form of spray.
iii) Measures shall be taken, wherever practicable, to prevent danger arising out of fromdust caused by dry rubbing down and scraping.
iv) Facilities shall be provided to enable the working painters to wash during and on the cessation of work. The following precaution should be taken while painting: White lead, sulphate of lead or product containing these pigment, shall not be used in painting operation except in the form of pastes or paint ready for use. Measures shall be taken, wherever required in order to prevent danger arising from the application of a paint in the form of spray. Measures shall be taken, wherever practicable, to prevent danger arising out of from dust caused by dry rubbing down and scraping. Adequate facilities shall be provided to enable working painters to wash during and on cessation of work. Overall shall be worn by working painters during the whole of working period. 56
Suitable arrangement shall be made to prevent clothing put off during working hours being spoiled by painting materials.
Cases of lead poisoning and suspected lead poisoning shall be notified and shall be subsequently verified by medical man appointed by Institute. Institute may require, when necessary medical examination of workers. Instructions with regard to special hygienic precautions to be taken in the painting trade shall be distributed to working painters.
When the work is done near any place where there is risk of drowning, all necessary equipments should be provided and kept ready for use and all necessary steps taken for prompt rescue of any person in danger and adequate provision, should be made for prompt first aid treatment of all injuries likely to be obtained during the course of the work. Use of hoisting machines and tackle including their attachments, anchorage and supports shall conform to the following standards or conditions : i) (a) These shall be of good mechanical construction, sound materials and adequate strength and free from patent defects and shall be kept repaired and in good working order. (b) Every rope used in hoisting or lowering materials or as a means of suspension shall be of durable quality and adequate strength and free from patent defects. ii) Every crane driver or hoisting appliance operator shall be properly qualified and no person under the age of 21 years should be in charge of any hoisting machine including any scaffolding winch or give signals to operator. iii)
In case of every hoisting machine and of every chain ring hook, shackle swivel and pulley block used in hoisting or as means of suspension, the safe working load shall be ascertained by adequate means. Every hoisting machine and all gear referred to above shall be plainly marked with the safe working load. In case of a hoisting machine having a variable safe working load each safe working load and the condition under which it is applicable shall be clearly indicated. No part of any machine or any gear referred to above in this paragraph shall be loaded beyond the safe working load except for the purpose of testing.
iv) The contractor shall notify the safe working load of the machine to the Engineer-in-Charge whenever he brings any machinery to site of work who may get it verified.
Motors, gearing, transmission, electric wiring and other dangerous parts of hoisting appliances should be provided with efficient safeguards. Hoisting appliances should be provided with such means 57
as will reduce to the minimum the risk of accidental descent of the load. Adequate precautions should be taken to reduce to the minimum the risk of any part of a suspended load becoming accidentally displaced. When workers are employed on electrical installations which are already energized, insulating mats, wearing apparel, such as gloves, sleeves and boots as may be necessary should be provided. The worker should not wear any rings, watches and carry keys or other materials which are good conductors of electricity.
All scaffolds, ladders and other safety devices mentioned or described herein shall be maintained in safe condition and no scaffold, ladder or equipment shall be altered or removed while it is in use. Adequate washing facilities should be provided at or near places of work.
These safety provisions should be brought to the notice of all concerned by display on a notice board at a prominent place at work spot. The person responsible for compliance of the safety code shall be named therein by the contractor.
To ensure effective enforcement of the rules and regulations relating to safety precautions the arrangements made by the contractor shall be open to inspection by labour officer or other department or Engineer-in-Charge or their representatives.
Notwithstanding the above clauses from (1) to (15) there is nothing in these to exempt the contractor from the operations of any other Act or Rule in force in the Republic of India.
1. APPLICATION These rules shall apply to all buildings and construction works in IITM in which twenty or more workers are ordinarily employed or are proposed to be employed in any day during the period during which the contract work is in progress. 2. DEFINITION Work place means a place where twenty or more workers are ordinarily employed in connection with construction work on any day during the period during which the contract work is in progress.
3. FIRST AID FACILITIES i) At every work place there shall be provided and maintained, so as to easily accessible during working hours, first–aid boxes at the rate of not less than one box for 150 contract labour or part thereof ordinarily employed..
ii) The first-aid box shall be distinctly marked with a red cross on white back ground and shall contain the following equipment a) For work places in which the number of contract labour employed does not exceed 50 Each first-aid box shall contain the following equipments :-
1. 6 small sterilized dressings 2. 3 medium size sterilized dressings. 3. 3 large size sterilized dressings. 4. 3 large sterilized burn dressings. 5. 1 (30ml) bottle containing a two per cent alcoholic solution of iodine 6. 1 (30 ml) bottle containing salvolatile having the dose and mode of Administration indicated on the label. 7. 1 snakebite lancet. 8. 1 (30 gms.) bottle of potassium permanganate crystals 9. 1 pair scissors 10. 1 copy of the first-aid leaflet issued by the Director General, Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes, Government of India. 11. 1 bottle containing 100 tablets (each of 5 gms) of aspirin. 12. Ointment for burns 59
13. A bottle of suitable surgical antiseptic solution.
b) For work places in which the number of contract labour exceed 50. Each first-aid box shall contain the following equipments. 12 small sterilized dressings. 6 medium size sterilized dressings. 6 large size sterilized dressings. 6 large size sterilized burn dressings. 6 (15 gms.) packets sterilized cotton wool. 1 (60 ml.) bottle containing two per cent alcoholic solution iodine. 1 (60 ml.) bottle containing salvolatile having the dose and mode of
administration indicated on the
label. 1 roll of adhesive plaster. 1 snake bite lancet. 1 (30 Gms) bottle of potassium permanganate crystals. 1 pair scissors 1 copy of the first-aid leaflet issued by the director General Factory Advice Service and labour Institutes / government of India.
A bottle containing 100 tablets (each of 5 Gms) of aspirin. Ointment for burns. A bottle of suitable surgical antiseptic solution.
iii) Adequate arrangements shall be made for immediate recoupment of the equipment when necessary. iv) Nothing except the prescribed contents shall be kept in the First-aid box. v) The first-aid box shall be kept in charge of a responsible person who shall always be readily available during the working hours of the work place. vi) A person in Charge of the First aid box shall be a person trained in First-aid treatment, in the work places where the number of contract labour employed is 150 or more. vii) In work places where the number of contract labour employed is 500 or more and hospital facilities are not available within easy distance from the works. First-aid posts shall be established and run by a trained compounder. The compounder shall be on duty and shall be available at all hours when the workers are at work.
viii) Where work places are situated in places which are not towns or cities, a suitable motor transport shall be kept readily available to carry injured person or person suddenly taken ill to the nearest hospital. 4. DRINKING WATER In every work place, there shall be provided and maintained at suitable places, easily accessible to labour, a sufficient supply of cold water fit for drinking. Where drinking water is obtained from an intermittent public water supply, each work place shall be provided with storage where such drinking water shall be stored. Every water supply or storage shall be at a distance of not less than 50 feet from any latrine drain or other source of pollution. Where water has to be drawn from an existing well which is within such proximity of latrine, drain or any other source of pollution, the well shall be properly chlorinated before water is drawn form it for drinking. All such wells shall be entirely closed in and be provided with a trap door which shall be dust and waterproof. A reliable pump shall be fitted to each covered well, the trap door shall be kept locked and opened only for cleaning or inspection which shall be done at least once a month.
5. WASHING FACILITIES In every work place adequate and suitable facilities for washing shall be provided and maintained for the use of contract labour employed therein. Separate and adequate cleaning facilities shall be provided for the use of male and female workers. Such facilities shall be conveniently accessible and shall be kept in clean and hygienic condition.
6. LATRINES AND URINALS i) Latrines shall be provided in every work place on the following scale namely: Where female are employed there shall be at least one latrine for every 25 females. Where males are employed, there shall be at least one latrine for every 25 males. Provided that where the number of males or females exceeds 100, it shall be sufficient if there is one latrine for 25 males or females as the case may be up to the first 100, and one for every 50 thereafter. ii)
Every latrine shall be under cover and so partitioned off as to secure privacy, and shall have a proper door and fastenings. 61
iii) Construction of latrines: The inside walls shall be constructed of masonry or some suitable heatresisting non-absorbent materials and shall be cement washed inside and outside at least once a year, Latrines shall not be of a standard lower than borehole system.
iv) Where workers of both sexes are employed, there shall be displayed outside each block of latrine and urinal, a notice in the language understood by the majority of the workers "For Men only" or "For Women Only" as the case may be.
The notice shall also bear the figure of a man or of a woman, as the case may be. v) There shall be at least one urinal for male workers up to 50 and one for female workers up to fifty employed at a time, provided that where the number of male or female workmen, as the case may be exceeds 500, it shall be sufficient if there is one urinal for every 50 males or females up to the first 500 and one for every 100 or part thereafter.
vi) a) The latrines and urinals shall be adequately lighted and shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition at all times. b) Latrines and urinals other than those connected with a flush sewage system shall comply with the requirements of the Public Health Authorities.
vii) Water shall be provided by means of tap or otherwise so as to be conveniently accessible in or near the latrines and urinals.
viii) Disposal of excreta: - Unless otherwise arranged for by the local sanitary authority, arrangements for proper disposal of excreta by incineration at the work place shall be made by means of a suitable incinerator. Alternately excreta may be disposed of by putting a layer of night soil at the bottom of a pucca tank prepared for the purpose and covering it with a 15 cm. layer of waste or refuse and then covering it with a layer of earth for a fortnight (when it will turn to manure).
ix) The contractor shall at his own expense, carry out all instructions issued to him by the Engineer-inCharge to effect proper disposal of night soil and other conservancy work in respect of the contractor's workmen or employees on the site. The contractor shall be responsible for payment of any charges which may be levied by Municipal or Cantonment Authority for execution of such on his behalf.
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At every place there shall be provided, free of cost, four suitable sheds, two for meals and the other two for rest separately for the use of men and women labour, The height of each shelter shall not be less than 3 m (10ft.) form the floor level to the lowest part of the roof. These shall be kept clean and the space provided shall be on the basis of 0.6 sq.m. (6 sft) per head. Provided that the Engineer-in-Charge may permit subject to his satisfaction, a portion of the building under construction or other alternative accommodation to be used for the purpose.
8. CRECHES At every work place, at which 20 or more women worker are ordinarily employed, there shall be provided two rooms of reasonable dimensions for the use of their children under the age of six years. One room shall be used as a play room for the children and the other as their bedroom. The rooms shall be constructed with specifications as per clause 19H (ii) a, b & c. The rooms shall be provided with suitable and sufficient openings for light and ventilation. There shall be adequate provision of sweepers to keep the places clean. The contractor shall supply adequate number of toys and games in the play room and sufficient number of cots and beddings in the bed room. The contractor shall provide one ayah to look after the children in the crèche when the number of women workers does not exceed 50 and two when the number of women workers exceeds 50.
The use of the rooms earmarked as crèches shall be restricted to children, their attendants and mothers of the children. 9. CANTEENS In every work place where the work regarding the employment of contract labour is likely to continue for six months and where in contract labour numbering one hundred or more is ordinarily employed, an adequate canteen shall be provided by the contractor for the use of such contract labour. The canteen shall consist of at least a dining hall, kitchen, storeroom, pantry and washing places separately for workers and utensils. The canteen shall be sufficiently lighted at all times when any person has access to it. The floor shall be made of smooth and impervious materials and inside walls shall be lime-washed or colour washed at least once in each year. Provided that the inside walls of the kitchen shall be lime-washed every four months. The premises of the canteen shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition. Waste water shall be carried away in suitable covered drains and shall not be allowed to accumulate
so as to cause a nuisance. Suitable arrangements shall be made for the collection and disposal of garbage. The dining hall shall accommodate at a time 30 per cent of the contract labour working at a time. The floor area of the dining hall, excluding the area occupied by the service counter and any furniture except tables and chairs shall not be less than one square meter (10 sft) per diner to be accommodated as prescribed in sub-Rule 9. (xi) a) A portion of the dining hall and service counter shall be partitioned off and reserved for women workers in proportion to their number. b) Washing places for woman shall be separate and screened to secure privacy. (xii) Sufficient tables, stools, chair or benches shall be available for the number of diners to be accommodated as prescribed in sub-Rule 9. (xiii) a) 1. There shall be provided and maintained sufficient utensils crockery, furniture and any other equipment necessary for the efficient running of the canteen. 2. The furniture utensils and other equipment shall be maintained in a clean and hygienic condition. b) 1. Suitable clean clothes for the employees serving in the canteen shall be provided and maintained. 2. A service counter, if provided, shall have top of smooth and impervious material. 3. Suitable facilities including an adequate supply of hot water shall be provided for the cleaning of utensils and equipments.
xiv. The food stuffs and other items to be served in the canteen shall be in conformity with the normal habits of the contract labour. xv. The charges for food stuffs, beverages and any other items served in the canteen shall be based on 'No profit, No loss' and shall be conspicuously displayed in the canteen. xvi. In arriving at the price of foodstuffs, and other article served in the canteen, the following items shall not be taken into consideration as expenditure namely: a) The rent of land and building. b) The depreciation and maintenance charges for the building and equipments provided for the canteen. The cost of purchase, repairs and replacement of equipments including furniture, crockery, cutlery and utensils. The water charges and other charges incurred for lighting and ventilation.
The interest and amounts spent on the provision and maintenance of equipments provided for the canteen. xvii. The accounts pertaining to the canteen shall be audited once every 12 months by registered accountants and auditors.
10. ANTI-MALARIAL PRECAUTIONS The contractor shall at his own expense, conform to all anti-malarial instructions given to him by the Engineer-in-Charge including the filling up of any borrow pits which may have been dug by him.
11. The above rules shall be incorporated in the contracts and in notices inviting tenders and shall from an integral part of the contracts.
12. AMENDMENTS Institute may, from time to time, add to or amend these rules and issue directions - it may consider necessary for the purpose of removing any difficulty which may arise in the administration thereof.
C.P.W.D. Contractor's Labour Regulations 1. SHORT TITLE These regulations may be called the CPWD/PWD (DA Contractors Labour Regulations. 2. DEFINITIONS 1)
Workman means any person employed by contractor directly or indirectly through a
subcontractor with or without the knowledge of the Institute to do any skilled, semiskilled or unskilled manual, supervisory, technical or clerical work for hire or reward, whether the terms of employment are expressed or implied but does not include any person : a) Who is employed mainly in a managerial or administrative capacity: or b) Who, being employed in a supervisory capacity draws wages exceeding five hundred rupees per mensem or exercises either by the nature of the duties attached to the office or by reason of powers vested in him, functions mainly of managerial nature: or c) Who is an out worker, that is to say, person to whom any article or materials are given out by or on behalf of the principal employers to be made up cleaned, washed, altered, ornamental finished, repaired adopted or otherwise processed for sale for the purpose of the trade or business of the principal employers and the process is to be carried out either in the home of the out worker or in some other premises, not being premises under the control and management of the principal employer. No person below the age of 18 years shall be employed to act as a workman. ii) Fair wages means wages whether for time or piece work fixed and notified under the provisions of the Minimum Wages Act from time to time. iii) Contractors shall include every person who undertakes to produce a given result other than a mere supply of goods or articles of manufacture through contract labour or who supplies contract labour for any work and includes a subcontractor. iv) Wages shall have the same meaning as defined in the Payment of Wages Act. i) Normally working hours of an adult employee should not exceed 9 hours a day. The working day shall be so arranged that inclusive of interval for rest, if any, it shall not spread over more than 12 hours on any day. ii) When an adult worker is made to work for more than 9 hours on any day or for more than 48 hours in any week, he shall be paid over time for the extra hours put in by him at double the ordinary rate of wages. iii) a) Every worker shall be given a weekly holiday normally on a Sunday, in accordance with the provisions of the Minimum Wages (Central) Rules 1960 as amended from time to time irrespective of 66
whether such worker is governed by the Minimum Wages Act or not. b) Where the minimum wages prescribed by the Government under the minimum Wages Act are not inclusive of the wages for the weekly day of rest, the worker shall be entitled to rest day wages at the rate applicable to the next preceding day, provided he has worked under the same contractor for a continuous period of not less than 6 days. c) Where a contractor is permitted by the Engineer-in-Charge to allow a worker to work on a normal weekly holiday, he shall grant a substituted holiday to him for the whole day on one of the five days immediately before or after the normal weekly holiday and pay wages to such worker for the work performed on the normal weekly holiday at overtime rate. 4. DISPLAY OF NOTICE REGARDING WAGES ETC.
The contractor shall before he commences his work on contract, display and correctly maintain and continue to display and correctly maintain in a clear and legible condition in conspicuous places on the work, notices in English and in the local Indian languages spoken by the majority of the workers giving the minimum rates of wages fixed under Minimum Wages Act, the actual wages being paid, the hours of work for which such wage are earned, wages periods, dates of payments of wages and other relevant information as per Appendix 'III'. 5. PAYMENT OF WAGES
The contractor shall fix wage periods in respect of which wages shall be payable. No wage period shall exceed one month. The wages of every person employed as contract labour in an establishment or by a contractor where less than one thousand such persons are employed shall be paid before the expiry of seventh day and in other cases before the expiry of tenth day after the last day of the wage period in respect of which the wages are payable. Where the employment of any worker is terminated by or on behalf of the contractor the wages earned by him shall be paid before the expiry of the second working day from the date on which his employment is terminated. All payment of wages shall be made on a working day at the work premises and during the working time and on a date notified in advance and in case the work is completed before the expiry of the wage period, final payment shall be made within 48 hours of the last working day. Wages due to every worker shall be paid to him direct or to other person authorized by him in this behalf. All wages shall be paid in current coin or currency or in both. Wages shall be paid without any deductions of any kind except those specified by the Central 67
Government by general or special order in this behalf or permissible under the Payment of Wages Act 1956. A notice showing the wages period and the place and time of disbursement of wages shall be displayed at the place of work and a copy sent by the contractor to the Engineer-in-Charge under acknowledgment. It shall be the duty of the contractor to ensure the disbursement of wages in the presence of the Junior Engineer or any other authorized representative of the Engineer-in-Charge who will be required to be present at the place and time of disbursement of wages by the contractor to workmen.
The contractor shall obtain from the Junior Engineer or any other authorized representative of the Engineer-in-Charge as the case may be, a certificate under his signature at the end of the entries in the "Register of Wages" or the "Wage-cum Muster Roll" as the case may be in the following form:
"Certified that the amount shown in column No presence on
has been paid to the workman concerned in my
6. FINES AND DEDUCTIONS WHICH MAY BE MADE FROM WAGES
(i) The wages of a worker shall be paid to him without any deduction of any kind except the following:
b) Deductions for absence from duty i.e. from the place or the places where by the terms of his employment he is required to work. The amount of deduction shall be in proportion to the period for which he was absent.
c) Deduction for damage to or loss of goods expressly entrusted to the employed person for custody, or for loss of money or any other deduction which he is required to account, where such damage or loss is directly attributable to his neglect or default.
d) Deduction for recovery of advances or for adjustment of overpayment of wages, advances granted shall be entered in a register.
e) Any other deduction which the Central Government may from time to time allow.
No fines should be impose on any worker save in respect of such acts and omissions on his part
as have been approved of by the Chief Labour Commissioner.
Note: - An approved list of Acts and omissions for which fines can be imposed is enclosed. Appendix ‘X’
iii) No fine shall be imposed on a worker and no deduction for damage or loss shall be made from his wages until the worker has been given an opportunity of showing cause against such fines or deductions.
iv) The total amount of fine which may be imposed in anyone wage period on a worker shall not exceed an amount equal to three paise in a rupee of the total wages, payable to him in respect of that wage period. v) No fine imposed on any worker shall be recovered from him by installment, or after the expiry of sixty days from the date on which it was imposed.
vi) Every fine shall be deemed to have been imposed on the day of the act or omission in respect of which it was imposed.
7. LABOUR RECORDS
The contractor shall maintain a Register of persons employed on work on contract in Form XIII of the CL (R &A) Central Rules 1971 (Appendix IV) The contractor shall maintain a Muster Roll register in respect of all workmen employed by him on the work under Contract in Form XVI of the CL (R&A) Rules 1971 (Appendix V).
The contractor shall maintain a Wage Register in respect of all workmen employed by him on the work under contract in Form XVII of the CL (R&A) Rules 1971 (Appendix VI)
(iv) Register of accident : The contractor shall maintain a register of accidents in such form may be convenient at the work place but the same shall include the following particulars :
Full particulars of the labourers who met with accident 69
Rate of wages Sex Age Nature of accident and cause of accident Time and date of accident Date and time when admitted in Hospital Date of discharge from the Hospital Period of treatment and result of treatment. Percentage of loss of earning capacity and disability as assessed by Medical officer. Claim required to be paid under Workmen’s Compensation Act. Date of payment of compensation Amount paid with details of the person to whom the same was paid. Authority by whom the compensation was assessed. Remarks v) The contractor shall maintain a Register of Fines in the Form XII of the CL (R &A) Rules 1971 (Appendix-XI)
The contractor shall display in a good condition and in a conspicuous place of work the approved list of acts and omissions for which fines can be imposed (Appendix-X)
The contractor shall maintain a Register of deductions for damage or loss in Form XX of the
CL (R&A) Rules 1971 (Appendix-XII) vii) The contractor shall maintain a Register of Advances in Form XXIII of the CL (R&A) Rules 1971 (Appendix-XIII) viii) The contractor shall maintain a Register of Overtime in Form XXIII of the CL (R&A) Rules 1971 (Appendix-XIV) 8. ATTENDANCE CARD-CUM-WAGE SLIP The contractor shall issue an Attendance card – cum – wage slip to each workman employed by him in the specimen form at (Appendix-VII)
The card shall be valid for each wage period.
The contractor shall mark the attendance of each workman on the card twice each day, once at the commencement of the day and again after the rest interval, before he actually starts work.
The card shall remain in possession of the worker during the wage period under reference.
The contractor shall complete the wage slip portion of the reverse of the card at least a day prior to the disbursement of wages in respect of the wage period under reference.
The contractor shall obtain the signature or thumb impression of the worker on the wage slip at the time of disbursement of wages and retain the card with himself.
9. EMPLOYMENT CARD The contractor shall issue an Employment Card in Form XIV of the CL (R&A) Central Rules 1971 to each worker within three days of the employment of the worker (Appendix-VIII).
10. SERVICE CERTIFICATE On termination of employment for any reason whatsoever the contractor shall issue to the workman whose services have been terminated, a Service certificate in Form XV of the CL (R&A) Central Rules 1971 (Appendix-IX)
11. PRESERVATION OF LABOUR RECORDS All records required to be maintained under Regulations Nos. 6&7 shall be preserved in original for a period of three years from the date of last entries made in them and shall be made available for inspection by the Engineer-in-Charge or Labour Officer or any other officers authorized by the Institute in this behalf,
12. POWER OF LABOUR OFFICER TO MAKE INVESTIGATIONS OR ENQUIRY The labour officer or any person authorized by Institute on their behalf shall have power to make enquiries with a view to ascertaining and enforcing due and proper observance of Fair Wage clauses and the Provisions of these Regulations. He shall investigate into any complaint regarding the default made by the contractor or subcontractor in regard to such provision.
13. REPORT OF LABOUR OFFICER The labour officer or other persons authorized as aforesaid shall submit a report of result of his investigation or enquiry to the Engineer-in-charge concerned indicating the extent, if any, to which the 71
default has been committed with a note that necessary deductions from the contractor's bill be made and the wages and other dues be paid to the labourers concerned, In case an appeal is made by the contractor under Clause 13 of these regulations, actual payment to labourers will be made by the Engineer-in-charge after a decision has been given on such appeal i) The Engineer-in-charge shall arrange payments to the labour concerned within 45 days from the receipt of the report. 14. APPEAL AGAINST THE DECISION OF LABOUR OFFICER Any person aggrieved by the decision and recommendations of the labour officer or other person so authorized may appeal against such decision to the Chairman (EU) concerned within 30 days from the date of decision, forwarding simultaneously a copy of his appeal to the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER concerned but subject to such appeal, the decision of the officer shall be final and binding upon the contractor.
15. PROHIBITION REGARDING REPRESENTATION THROUGH LAWYER i) A workman shall be entitled to be represented in any investigation or enquiry under these regulations by :a) An officer of a registered trade union of which he is a member. b) An officer of a federation of trade unions to which the trade union referred to in clause (a) is affiliated. c) Where the employer is not a member of any registered trade union, by an officer of a registered trade union, connected with the industry in which the worker in employed or by any other workman employed in the industry in which the worker is employed.
An employer shall be entitled to be represented in any investigation or enquiry under these regulations by :An officer of an association of employers of which he is a member An officer of a federation of associations of employers to which association referred to in clause (a) is affiliated. Where the employers is not a member of any association of employers, by an officer of association of employer connected with the industry in which the employer is engaged or by any other employer, engaged in the industry in which the employer in engaged.
(iii) No party shall be entitled to be represented by a legal practitioner in any investigation or enquiry under these regulations.
16. INSPECTION OF BOOKS AND SLIPS The contractor shall allow inspection of all the prescribed labour records to any of his workers or to his agent at a convenient time and place after due notice is received or to the Labour Officer or any other person, authorized by the Central Government on his behalf. 17. SUBMISSIONS OF RETURNS The contractor shall submit periodical returns as may be specified from time to time.
18. AMENDMENTS The Central Government may from time to time add to or amend the regulations and on any question as to the application/Interpretation or effect of those regulations the decision of the EXECUTIVE ENGINEER concerned shall be final.
Appendix ‘I’ REGISTER OF MATERNITY BENEFITS (Clause 19 F) Name
…………………………………………………………….. Name and location of the work ……………………………………………………………….. Date Name
Date on which maternity leave commenced and ended Date Delivery
In case of Delivery
In case of miscarriage
Leave pay paid to the employee In case of Delivery
In case of miscarriage
leave pay 11
Amount paid 12
leave pay 13
Amount paid 14
Appendix ‘II’ SPECIMEN FORM OF THE REGISTER, REGARDING MATERNITY BENEFIT ADMISSIBLE TO THE CONTRACTOR’S LABOUR IN CENTRAL PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT WORKS. Name and address of the contractor……………………………………………….. Name and location of the work ………………………………………………………. Name of the woman and her husband’s name. Designation. Date of appointment. Date with months and years in which she is employed. Date of discharge/dismissal, if any. Date of production of certificates in respect pf pregnancy. Date on which the woman informs about the expected delivery. Date of delivery/miscarriage/death Date of production of certificate in respect of delivery/miscarriage. Date with the amount of maternity/death benefit paid in advance of expected delivery. Date with amount of subsequent payment of maternity benefit. Name of the person nominated by the woman to receive the payment of the maternity benefit after her death. If the woman dies, the date of her death, the name of the person to whom maternity benefit amount was paid, the month thereof and the date of payment.
Signature of the contractor authenticating entries in the register. Remarks column for the use of Inspecting Officer.
Appendix ‘III’ LABOUR BOARD Name of work ……………………………………………………………………… Name of Contractor ……………………………………………………………….. Address of Contractor …………………………………………………………….. Name and address of. Division ………………………………………… Name of. Labour Officer ………………………………………………… Address of Labour Officer ……………………………………………… Name of Labour Enforcement Officer …………………………………………….. Address of Labour Enforcement officer …………………………………………...
Minimum wage fixed
Actual wage paid
Weekly holiday …………………………………………………………………… Wage period ……………………………………………………………………… Date of payment of wages ……………………………………………………… Working hours ……………………………………………………………………. Rest interval ………………………………………………………………………..
1 2 3 and
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Reasons for terminatio ns
of Date commenc ement of employme nt Signature or thumb impressio n of the workman of Date terminatio of n employme nt
Nature of employme nt/designa Permanen tion home t address of the workman (Village and Tehsil, Taluk and Local Districts) address
Father’s/H usband’s name
Name and surname of workman
Register of Workmen Employed by Contractor
Name and address of contractor
Name and address of establishment under which contract is carried on
Nature and location of work
Name and address of Principal Employer
Form-XVI (See Rule 78(2)(a)) Muster Roll Name and address of contractor ……………………………………………………………………………………………….……… Name and address of establishment under which contract is carried on …………………………………………………...……. Nature and location of work ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Name and address of Principal Employer ………………………….For the Month of fortnight………………………………………….
Father’s / Husband’s name 4 1
Form-XVII (See Rule 78(2) (a))
Register of wages Name and address of contractor …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Name and address of establishment under which contract is carried on ………………………………………………………………… Name and location of work …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Wage Card No. …………………
Initial of contractor or his
impression of the
Signature or thumb
Net amount paid
Deductions if any,
Other cash payments
Daily rate of
Units of work done
No. of days worked
Serial No. in the register
Designation nature of
Name of Workman
Name and address of Principal Employer ………………………….………………………wages period: Monthly / Fortnightly
Appendix ‘VII’ 79
Wage Card Name and address of contractor …………………….……………………………...
Date of Issue ………………………..
Name and location of work …………………………………………………………..
Name of workman …………………………………………………………………….
Month / Fortnight …………………….
Rate of Wages …………………………………………………………………………. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Received from ……………………………..
a sum of Rs.
The Wage card is valid for one month from the date of issue
on account of my wages
Employment card Name and address of the contractor:
Name and address of the establishment under which contract is carried on:
Name of work and location of work:
Name and address of the principal employer:
Name of the workman: Sl.no in the register of workman employed: Nature of employment / designation: Wage rate (with particulars of unit in case of piece work): Wage period: Tenure of employment: Remarks:
Appendix ‘IX’ Form-XV (See Rule 77) Service Certificate Name and address of contractor …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Nature and location of work ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Name and address of workman ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Age or date of birth …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………... Identification marks …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Father’s/ Husband’s name ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….... Name and address of establishment in under which contract is carried on …………………………………………………………….. Name and address of Principal Employer …………………………………………………………………………………………………… Total period for Sl.
Nature of work done
Rate of wages (with particulars of unit in case of piece work) 5
Appendix ‘X’ LIST OF ACTS AND OMISSIONS FOR WHICH FINES CAN BE IMPOSED
Willful in-subordination or disobedience, whether alone or in combination with other. Theft, fraud or dishonesty in connection with the contractors beside a business or property of Institute. Taking or giving bribes or any legal gratifications. Habitual late attendance. Drunkenness lighting, riotous or disorderly or indifferent behavior. Habitual negligence. Smoking near or around the area where combustible or other materials are locked. Habitual indiscipline. Causing damage to work in the progress or to property of the Institute or of the contractor. Sleeping on duty. Malingering or slowing down work. Giving of false information regarding name, age, father’s name etc. Habitual lose of wage cards supplied by the employer. Unauthorized use of employer’s property of manufacturing or making of unauthorized particles at the work place. Bad workmanship in construction and maintenance by skilled workers, which is not approved by the Institute and for which the contractors are, compelled to take rectifications. Making false complaints and / or misleading statements. Engaging in trade within the premises of the establishments. Any unauthorized divulgence of business affairs of the employees. Collection or canvassing for the collection of any money within the premises of an establishment unless authorized by the employer. Holding meeting inside the premises without previous sanction of the employers. Threatening or intimidating any workman or employer during the working hours with in the premises.
Appendix ‘XI’ Form XII (See rule 78 (2) (d))
Register of Fines Name and address of contractor ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Name
Date on which fine
Amount of fine
wages heard payable
employee’s and periodwas wage explanation
against fine name of person in
which fine imposed
Date of Offence
Name of Workman
Appendix ‘XII’ Form XX (See rule 78 (2) (d))
Register of Deduction for Damage or Loss Name and address of contractor ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Name
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Name and address of Principal Employer …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
deduction presence Amount of employee’s deduction explanation imposed No. of was heard installments
showed person name of cause against in whose
damage or loss
damage or loss
Date of recovery
Appendix ‘XIII’ Form XXII (See rule 78 (2) (d))
Register of Advances
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Name and address of establishment in under which contract is carried on ……………………………………………………………………………………Nature and location of work …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Name
repaid Date on which
amount of each
to be repaid
Advance given Purpose(s) for
payable Date and
and address of Principal Employer …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Form XXIII (See rule 78 (2) (e))
Register of Overtime
establishment in under which contract is carried on ……………………………………………………………………………………Nature and location of work …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Name
Overtime rate of
of Normal case of ratepiece
e of employment
and address of Principal Employer …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
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