ESI Updates & Cases

1.2 M Join ESIC Social Security Scheme In October 2021

Around 1.219 million new members joined the Employee State Insurance Corporation-run social security scheme in October this year compared with 1.357 million in the previous month, official data showed on Friday. Gross new enrolments with Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) stood at 1.078 million in April, 891,000 in May, 1.068 million in June, 1.34 million in July …

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ESIC: To Free Annual Check-Ups, Hospital Proposals

The ESIC announced an annual preventive health checkup programme for the Corporation’s insured members aged 40 years and above in phases, starting from ESI hospitals in Ahmedabad, Faridabad, Hyderabad and Kolkata. At the 186th meeting of the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) on Saturday, chaired by Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav, a proposal was also cleared …

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ESIC Scheme Adds 13.22 Lakh New Members In August 2021

A little over 13.22 lakh new subscribers joined the social security scheme run by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) in August, the second highest number in a month so far in the current fiscal. According to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the total “number of newly registered employees & paying contribution …

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Scope of ESIC’s Medical Scheme Will Increase, Standing Committee Has Submitted a Proposal

Employees working in the private sector can get a big relief this month. The preparations to increase the coverage of the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation’s (ESIC) medical scheme to the salary earners of Rs 30,000 per month have almost been completed. So far, only employees earning Rs 21 thousand or less per month come under its purview. In …

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Unorganised Workers To Be Brought Under ESIC

ESIC has also decided to extend unemployment allowance under Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana up to June 30, 2022. The 185th meeting of the Central Board of Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has decided to extend its coverage to all unorganised sector workers as envisaged in the Social Security Code. The meeting also decided to …

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ESIC: Key Decisions Announced At The 185th Meeting

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has conducted its 185th meeting today held at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. A slew of important decisions is announced by Union Minister for Labour and Employment, Shri Bhupender Yadav. Two new 100 bedded ESIC hospitals to come up in Karnataka Seven new dispensaries for Kerala ‘Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana’ extended upto …

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Supreme Court: ESI Contributions Not Payable On Conveyance Allowance

Employees State Insurance Corporation Vs Texmo Industries (Supreme Court of India) Conveyance Allowance may or may not be payable to every employee. For that matter, House Rent Allowance may also not be paid to all employees. It is immaterial whether an allowance is paid regularly or intermittently depending on exigencies. It is the nature and …

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Availability Of Employee Death Benefits Under Various Labour Laws In India

Introduction India is a socialist country. Therefore, social benefits that are governed by labour laws are regarded as sacrosanct. Social security schemes in India not only protect the employees but also their families by giving benefits in financial security and healthcare. These schemes guarantee long-term sustenance for families when the earning member retires, dies, or …

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ESIC Scheme adds 10.41 Lakh New Members In April 2021

Around 10.41 lakh new members joined the ESIC-run social security scheme in April, official data showed on Friday, giving a perspective on formal sector employment in the country. The gross enrolments with ESIC during 2020-21 dropped nearly 24 per cent to 1.15 crore amid the pandemic, compared to 1.51 crore in 2019-20, according to the …

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