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Schedule 1- Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act,1952





Any industry engaged into the manufacture of any of the following namely:






Electrical, machanical or general engineering products.


Iron and steel.




Textiles (made wholly or in part of cotton or wool or jute or silk, whether natural or artificial).


1. Matches.


2. Edible oils and fats.


3. Sugar.


4. Rubber and rubber products.


5. Electricity including the generation, transmission and distribution thereof.


6. Tea.


7. Printing (other than printing industry relating to newspaper establishments as defined in the Working Journalists (Conditions of Service and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1955 (45 of 1955), including the process of composing types for printing, printing by letterpress, lithography, photogravure or other similar process or book-binding.


8. Glass.


9. Stoneware pipes.


10. Sanitary wares.


11. Electrical porcelain instulators of high and low tension.


12. Refractories.


13. Tiles.


1. Heavy and fine chemicals, including –


(i) Fertilizers;


(ii) Turpentine;


(iii) Rosin;


(iv) Medical and pharmaceutical preparations;


(v) Toilet preparattions;


(vi) Soaps;


(vii) Inks;


(viii) Intermediates, dyes, colour, and toners;


(ix) Fatty acids, and


(x) Oxygen, accetylence, and carbon-dioxide gases industry.


2. Indigo.


3. Lac including shellac.


4. Non-edible vegetable and animal oils and fats.


Mineral oil refining industry.


(i) Industrial and Power Alcohol industry; and


(ii) Asbestos Cement Sheets industry.


Biscuit-making industry including composite units making biscuits and products, such as, bread confectionary, and milk powder.


Mica industry.


Plywood industry.


Authomobile repairing and servicing industry.


Rice milling.


Flour mil


Dal milling,


Starch industry.


1. Petroleum or natural gas exploration prospecting, drilling or production.



2. Petroleum or natural gas refining.


Leather and leather products industry.


1. Stoneware jars.


2. Crokery.


The fruit and vegetable preservation industry, that is to say, any industry

which is engaged in the preparation or production of any of the following articles, namely:


(i) Canned and bottled fruits, juices and pulps;


(ii) Canned and bottled vegetables;


(iii) Frozen fruits and veegetables;


(iv) Jams, jellies and marmalades;


(v) Tomato products, ketchup and sauces;


(vi) Squashes, crushes, cordials and ready-to-serve beverages or any

other beverages containing fruits juice or fruit pulp;


(vii) Preserved, candied and crystallized fruits and peels;


(viii) Chutneys;


(ix) Any other unspecified item relating to the preservation of canning of

fruits and vegetables.


Cashewnut industry.


Confectionary industry.


1. Buttons.


2. Brushes.


3. Plastic and Plastic products.


4. Stationery products.


The aerated water industry, that is to say, any industry engaged in the manufacture of aeated water, soft drinks or carbonated wateer.


The distilling and rectifying of spirits (not falling under industrial and power alcohol) and blending of spirits industry.


Plaint and varnish industry.


Bone-crushing industry.


Indian Law Institute.


Pickers industry.


Sanatan Dharma College, Delhi.


Pharamacy Council Of India.


Milk and Milk products industry.


Non-ferrous metals and alloys in the form of ingots industry.


Bread industry.


Stemming or redrying of tobacco leaf industry (i.e. any industry engaged in the stemming, re-drying, handling, sorting or packing of tobacco leaf.


Agarbattee (including dhoop and dhoop battee) industry.


Coir (excluding spinning sector) industry.


Tabacco industry, that is to say, any industry engaged in the manufacture of cigars, zerda, snuff, quivum and gudakhu from tobacco.


Paper products industry.


oleuum industry and Indoleum industry.


Explosives industry.


Jute baling or pressing industry.


Licensed salt industry (i.e. any industry engaged in manufacture of salt for

which a license is necessary and which has land not less than 4.05 hectares.


Fireworks and percussion cap works industry.


Tent-making industry.


Ferro-managanese industry.


Ice or lce-cream industry.


Winding of thread and yarn-reeling industry.


Kattha-making industry.


Beer-manufacturing industry, that is to say, any industry engaged in the

manufacture off the product of alcoholic fermentation of mash in potable water of malted barley and hops, or of hops concentrated with or without the additional of other malted or unmalted cereal or other carbohydrate preparations.


Beedi industry, that is to say, any industry engaged in the manufacture of beedies.


Ferro-crome industry.


The brick industry, i.e. to say, any industry engaged in the manufacture or bricks.


The diamond-cutting industry, that is to say, industry engaged in the cutting of diamond.


Industries, manufacturing iron ore pellete.


Explanation – In this Schedule, without prejudice to the ordinary meaning of

the expression used therein –


(a) The expression ‘electrical, mechanical or general engineering

products’ includes –


(1) Machinery and equipmeent for the generation, transmission, distribution or measurement of electrical energy and motor including cables and wires,


(2) Telephones, telegraph and wireless communication apparatus,


(3) Electric lamps (not including glass bulbs),


(4) Eelectric fans and electrical domestic applicances,


(5) Storage and dry batteries,


(6) Radio receivers and sound-reproducing instruments,


(7) Machinery used in dustry (including textile machinery), other than

electrical machinery and machine tools,


(8) Boilers and prime-movers, including internal combusion engies, marine engines and locomotives,


(9) Machine tools, that is to say, metal and wood-working machinery,


(10) Grindign wheels,


(11) Ships,


(12) Automobiles and tractors,


(13) Bolts, nuts and rivets,


(14) Power-Driven pumps,


(15) Bicycles,


(16) Hurricane lanterns,


(17) Sewing and knotting machines,


(18) Mat
hematical and scientific instruments,


(19) Products of metal rolling and re-rolling,


(20) Wire, pipes, tubes and fittings,


(21) Ferrous and non-ferrous castings,


(22) Safes, vaults and furniture made of iron or steel or steel alloys,


(23) Cutlery and surgical instruments,


(24) Drums and containers,


(25) Parts and accessories of products specified in item 1 to 24.


(b) The expression “iron and steel” includes pig iron, ingots, blooms,

billets and rolled or re-rolled products into basic forms and tools and alloy



(c) The expresion “paper” includes pulp, paper board and straw board;


(d) The expression “textile” includes the product of carding, spinning, weaving, finishing and dyeing yarn and fabrics, printing, knitting and embroidering.


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