It will be the liability of the contractor and not the principal employer to pay welfare cess in respect of workers working at site under building and other construction workers welfare cess Act 1996.
M/s. Gannon Dunkerley & Co. Ltd. vs. State of Madhya Pradesh and Others. 2010 LLR 184 (MP HC)

It will be the owner and not the contractor of this establishment who will be responsible to pay Cess under Building & Other Construction Workers (RE&CS) Act.
Adani Agri Logistics Limited and Another vs. The State of Haryana and Others. 2010 LLR 752 (Punjab & Haryana HC)
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