Government of India has decided to promote the Start-Up ecosystem in the country
to incentivize the entrepreneurs in setting up new start-up ventures and thus catalyze the creation of employment opportunities through them.
Start-ups, as defined by DIPP, are advised to self-certify the compliance with the Labour Laws.
The guidlines and order issues in this regards are as:
• Advisory on increase in Self-Certification duration from 3 years to 5 years Startup India
‣ EPFO – Compliance Regime for Start-UPs
‣ ESIC – New Inspection Policy for Start-UPs
‣ CLC(C) – Compliance Regime for Start-UPs
• Self-certification formats for compliance under the Labour Laws Startup
The Labour Laws to be covered under this are:
1. The Building and Other Constructions Workers’ (Regulation of Employment
and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996
2.The Inter-State Migrant Workmen(Regulation of Employment and Conditions
of Service) Act, 1979
3. The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
4. The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
5. The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
6. The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948
Self Declaration at Shram Suvidha Portal:
1. First, Register at Shram Suvidha Portal (Please ignore if you are already
2. Login into Portal
3. After successful login, Click link "Is Any of your Establishment a Startup?"