Itanagar: APB & OCWWB get its own office building

APB & OCWWB’s  gets its own office building which got inaugurated at ESS Sector by its Chairman Jalley Sonam.



Arunachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (APB & OCWWB) gets its own office building which got inaugurated at ESS Sector near Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly today by its Chairman Jalley Sonam.

The building which have been purchase in readymade basis near the football ground of Government Higher Secondary School at an estimated cost of 4.5 crore.

Addressing the media APB&OCWWB Chairman Jalley Sonam said that one of the important demand of the several trade union leaders and staffs of the Board for last 12 year and it was his dream to have its own permanent office  have been fulfilled today after it is inaugurated.

The office of the Board have been shifting from building to building in several rented apartment and there have been lost of inconvenience to the staffs and members of Board and registered workers leaders of state.

The dream come true with the support of the chief minister Pema Khandu and Labour minister Kumar Waii and thanks for his reappointment in the Board as Chairman.

Jalley said that the fund for procurement of permanent building have been arranged from the fund collected through cess from various department and no other fund was given or utilised.

So far there are 49000 registered workers in state and the Board is trying its all out efforts in supporting the workers with its welfare schemes to them.

We have expectation of getting registered around 1.5 lakhs members and hope that 1 % cess collected from various department are utilised for the best use for the welfare of the workers community of state. Jalley said.

He said that few government department is not paying their cess and the Board is going to sit for a meeting to take further course of action.

Information have been sent to the government and accordingly it will send to district administration to take action from their end. BSNL who is not paying. cess for last 12 years and we are going for official procedure against it.


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