THE PAYMENT OF GRATUITY ACT1972
The payment of gratuity act came into effect on1972.
It extends to the whole of India.
It is not applicable in the state of Jammu andKashmir.
The act mainly provides a scheme for payment of gratuity to employees engaged in: Factory, mine,oilfield, plantation, port and Railway Company.
Every shop or establishment in a state in which10 or more persons are employed .