Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health

Exemptions of Provisions of Acts & Rules

How to do Online Exemption using Mahakamgar

Where the department official is satisfied in respect of any particular factory or part thereof or in respect of any description of workroom or process that any requirement is inappropriate or is not reasonably practicable, they may by order in writing exempt the factory or the part thereof, or description of workroom or process from such requirement to such extent and subject to such conditions as they may specify.

In case the normal working hours are exceeded beyond the working hours as per rule. The applicant can apply for Exemption under Section 51, 54, & 56 of the Factories Act, 1948 for overtime in the factory. The Form needs to be filled and send to the department along with the required documents for the process.

Every such application shall be accompanied by relevant physical documents as listed below.

Sr. No. Title Download
Required filling Form
1 Exemption under 51-54-56 (Overtime) Application Form : 51-54-56 (Overtime(43 KB)
2 Exemption under 66-1-B (Female OT) Application Form : 66-1-B (Female OT)(35 KB)
3 Exemption under 71-B (Trailor Pump) Application Form : 71-B (Trailor Pump)(35 KB)


  • (a). Performa for Application for Exemption under Sec 65 ( From Sec. 51, 52, 54 & 56) - Affix Court Fee Stamp of: र 10
  • Form 16 for Normal Working Days
  • Form 16 for Proposed Overtime
  • Consent letter from workers and unions for overtime
  • (b). Performa for Application for Exemption under Sec. 66(1)(b)affixed with the court fee stamp of: र 10/-
  • Form 16 for Proposed working
  • Consent letter from workers and unions
  • Details of arrangement made for transport, safety of female workers & crèche facilities Last Exemption Order
  • (c). Performa for Application for Exemption under Rule. 71-B affixed with the court fee stamp of Rs.10/-
  • Details of calculation of water requirement in litres per minute based on area of the factory as required under Rule 71-B(2)
  • Details of fire fighting arrangement and water supply.
  • Details of fire hydrant system indicating number of hydrant points, pump capacity
  • Details of trained Officers for fire fighting and maintenance of fire fighting equipments
  • Nearest fire station indicating distance from the factory


  • Notification to applicant will be sent on his Email or SMS. Hence request to provide email address and mobile number.
  • Click on Help on the top right corner of this application form, a sample application form duly filled with sample data in bilingual is available for your reference.
  • Take copy of application form using Print form before submitting.
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