News: New startups, IT/ITES companies exempted from Haryana local employment act

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New startups, IT/ITES companies exempted from Haryana local employment act

The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020, which mandates 75% job reservation for locals, came into force in the state from the midnight of January 15, 2022, and will be applicable in industries having more than 10 employees.
New startups, IT/ITES companies exempted from Haryana local employment act

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said that the new startups and new IT/ITES companies will be exempted for two years under the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020, which mandates 75% job reservation for locals.

Short-term (45 days) work will also be exempted from this Act, the deputy informed while addressing media in Chandigarh.  

Dushyant said that in addition to sowing of crops, embroidery, the primary works related to fruits, vegetables, tea leaves, coffee, fish, animals etc. also taken up under the ‘Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act are exempted. Exemptions have also been given to domestic servants and those industries for which skilled workers are not available.

“Haryana government has made an unprecedented decision to give 75% reservation to Haryanavi youth in the private sector on the occasion of 75th Amrit Mahotsav of the country’s independence. This law came into force in the state from the midnight of January 15, 2022, and will be applicable in industries having more than 10 employees. Companies are continuously getting themselves registered on the portal of the Labour Department, so far more than 22,000 companies have got their registration done. So far 3,280 youths have also got themselves registered from across the state,” he added.

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