States asked to use cess fund to help construction workers

Topics Covered: Government Budgeting. States asked to use cess fund to help construction workers What to study? For Prelims: What is Cess? Overview of BOCW Act. For Mains: Significance of the move. Context: The union government has asked all states to dip into the  ₹52,000 crore Construction Cess fund to give financial and allied benefits to …