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Government Of Assam Labour and Welfare Inspectorate of Factories

Apply for Fitness Certificate

How to apply for Fitness Certificate



Checklist:

  • Proof of age ( Birth Certificate, etc.) of the person(s) for whom fitness certificate(s) to be issued.
  • A list showing details of name, address, age, sex, nature of work, place of work, etc. Signed by the Manager of the factory.
  • Treasury Receipt showing deposit of the fees for issuing certificate of fitness.

Brief Overview

A certifying surgeon shall, on the application of any young person or his parent or guardian accompanied by a document signed by the manager of a factory that such person will be employed therein if certified to be fit for work in a factory, or on the application of the manager of the factory in which any young person wishes to work, examine such person and ascertain his fitness for work in a factory.
  a) Hoists and lifts;
  b) Lifting machines, chains, ropes and lifting tackles; and
  c) Pressure Plant.

Overall process flow for the service

  (a)Diagrammatic Form
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  (b)Description of the sequence of steps depicted in the above diagram
    (A) The applicant/ his parent/guardian shall apply for Fitness Certificate in plain paper along with documents mentioned in item 7 below, or
    (B) The Manager of the factory may also apply along with documents mentioned in item 8 below.
    (C) Examine the person (young or adult as the case may be) for fitness to work in such place or manufacturing process as detailed in item 8(b) below.
    (D) If found fit shall issue the Certificate of Fitness subject to conditions mentioned therein.
    (E) If found unfit he shall refuse or revoke any such certificate granted or renewed stating his reasons in writing for doing so.

Form(s) to be filled

Nil

Guidelines for filling up the form

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Eligibility Criteria

An applicant for Fitness Certificate should have the following eligibility
  (A) The young person must have completed his fourteenth year and has attained the prescribed physical standards to work in a factory as a child.
  (B) The young person must have completed his fifteenth year and is fit for a full day’s work in a factory as an adult.
  (C) The person having a certificate of fitness issued earlier is not revoked.

Fees including the payment mode

The occupier of the factory shall pay fees at the rate of Rs.50/- for each such certificate through treasury receipt in original, showing that the fee has been paid into the local treasury under the head of Account “0230, Labour and Employment, 104 – Fees realised under the Factories Act, 1948”.

Accompanying Documents Required

  a.  Proof of age ( Birth Certificate, etc.) of the person(s) for whom fitness certificate(s) to be issued.
  b.  A list showing details of name, address, age, sex, nature of work, place of work, etc. signed by the manager of the factory.
  c.  Treasury Receipt showing deposit of the fees for issuing certificate of fitness.

Important Timelines

  (a) Due Date for submission: At least 30 (thirty) days before the employment in a factory.
  (b) Time for processing:- Same day as on the date of examination.

How to Apply

Steps for applying
  (a)  Make sure that you are eligible for applying (Review the eligibility checklist)
  (b)  Ensure that you attach the relevant documents
  (c)  Pay the requisite fees.

Whom to contact for any queries

(A) For Zone – I
(Jurisdiction of Senior Inspector of Factories, Zonal Factory Office, Guwahati.)
(Name) Er. G.C. Bora, Addl. Chief Inspector of Factories, Assam, Betkuchi, Lokhra, Guwahati-40.
(Phone No) 9435341724
(Email id) gobin.borah@gov.in


(B) For Zone – II
(Jurisdiction of Senior Inspector of Factories, Zonal Factory Office, Dibrugarh and Zonal Factory Office, Jorhat.)
(Name) Er. Suresh Chandra Kalita, Addl. Chief Inspector of Factories, Assam, Betkuchi, Lokhra, Guwahati-40.
(Phone No) 9435102132
(Email id) sureshkalita1@gmail.com


(C)For Zone – III
(Jurisdiction of Senior Inspector of Factories, Zonal Factory Office, Bongaigaon )
(Name) Er. Moinul Islam Khan, Addl. Chief Inspector of Factories, Assam, Betkuchi, Lokhra, Guwahati-40.
(Phone No) 9435825916
(Email id) moinulkhan30@gmail.com

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