Employees’ Compensation Courts

The Courts of the Commissioner under the Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923 also know as Compensation Court deal with accidents or death of an employee arising out of and in course of employment. The Compensation Court awards monetary compensation to the injured employee or to the legal heir of a deceased employee after determining the nature of injury, death, age and last drawn wages of the employee as the case may be. There are three such Compensation Courts (I, II and III) in Kolkata covering the territorial jurisdiction of entire West Bengal.