Awareness session on the Workers’ Welfare Fund at RCCI

Awareness session on the Workers' Welfare Fund at RCCI

RAWALPINDI, JUN 25 /DNA/ – An awareness session on the Workers’ Welfare Fund (WWF) in collaboration with the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) ¬†was organized at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI.

Ms. Afshan Nazeer Enforcement Officer while addressing the participants of the interacting session informed that the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has started the collection of Workers Welfare Fund (WWF) as mandated under 18th amendment and after the promulgation of Punjab Workers Welfare Fund Act 2019. She said that all establishments in Punjab where their total income is not less than Rs 5 lac are liable to pay WWF equal to 2% of their total income to PRA. The amount would be spent on industrial workers in the form of housing facilities, marriage grants, death grants and talent scholarships/ free education to their children.

President RCCI Mr. Saqib Rafiq welcomed the participants and gave a brief about the RCCI activities. 

Senior Vice President Muhammad Hamza Sarosh, Vice President  Faisal Shahzad, Immediate Past President Ch. Nadeem A. Rauf, Former President Najam Rehan, executive committee members, Sheikh Hafeez, Zafar Qadri representatives from the PRA ,  Adeel Ahsan Audit Officer, Abdul Mateen Assistant & Muhammad Ali Baig Facilitation Officer and distinguished RCCI members were also present.