Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020

The above stated Bill provides seventy-five per cent employment of local candidates by the employer in the State of Haryana and fore matter connected therewith.

Reason for introducing the Bill:

To provide reservation to the local candidates of Haryana in private employment under various Companies, Societies, Trusts, Limited Liability Partnerships Firms, Partnership Firm etc. situated in Haryana for a period of ten years, the Government of Haryana has proposed a Bill named as “The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates, Bill, 2020.”

The influx of a large number of migrants competing for low-paid jobs places a significant impact on local infrastructure and housing and leads to the proliferation of slums. This has led to environmental and health issues which have been acutely felting in the urban areas of Haryana affecting the quality of living and livelihood. Therefore, giving preference to local candidates in low-paid jobs is socially, economically and environmentally desirable and any such preference would be in the interests of the general public.

With the enactment of the present Bill, in the interest of public at large, the State is also going to encourage all the private employers in Haryana to boost local employment. The Bill will provide tremendous benefits to the private employers directly or indirectly through the qualified and trained local workforce. Availability of suitable workforce locally would enhance the efficiency of Industry as the workforce is one of the major components for the development of any industrial organization/factory.

Salient Features of the Bill:

  1. To provide at least 75% of employment to the local candidates in various Companies, Societies, Trusts, Limited Liability Partnerships Firms, Partnership Firm etc. situated in the State of Haryana.
  2. To provide training to eligible local candidates where qualified or suitable candidates are not available.

Read the notification here: The Haryana State Employment Of Local Candidates Bill, 2020


Haryana Government

[Notification dt. 31-10-2020]

Courtesy : SCC online :https://www.scconline.com/blog/post/2020/11/18/75-reservation-in-jobs-to-local-candidates-by-employer-in-state-of-haryana-read-the-haryana-state-employment-of-local-candidates-bill-2020/

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