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PWD contractors will have to make all payments online

The contractors will have to submit a report to the PWD about the mode of payment with Aadhaar number of every labourer, the department said.

By: PTI | Mumbai |
December 9, 2016 11:12:19 pm
PWD workers, PWD maharashtra workers, PWD payment, Aadhar Card, Maharashtra Public Works Department, online transaction, indian express news Maharashtra Public Works Department said on Friday that all contractors working for PWD should henceforth make payments online.

As a part of the government’s bid push towards cashless economy, Maharashtra Public Works Department said on Friday that all contractors working for it should henceforth make payments online, including those to the labourers. The contractors will have to submit a report to the PWD about the mode of payment with Aadhaar number of every labourer, the department said.

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As per a Government Resolution issued on Friday, if a labourer, engaged by a contractor, does not have Aadhaar card, the contractor should seek help from local PWD officials and district collectors. By December 31, the contractors should complete the process of enrolling their labourers for UID number, the GR said. The contractors are asked to submit a certificate stating that all payments are being made in bank accounts of labourers, linked to the Unique Identification number.

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