Employee’s State Insurance(ESI) is a self-financing social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers.For all employees earning INR 21000 or less per month as wages, Employer contributes 4.75% & Employee contributes 1.75%, total share 6.5 percentage. This fund is managed by the ESI Corporation (ESI) according to rules and regulations stipulated therein the ESI Act 1948, which oversees the provision of medical and cash benefits to the employees and their family through its large network of branch offices, dispensaries and hospitals throughout India. ESI is an autonomous corporation under Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India. But most of the dispensaries and hospitals are run by concerned state governments.
Employees registered under the ESI enjoy a range of benefits under the scheme.Employee enjoy medical
attendance and treatment for the person insured and their families including full range of medical, surgical and obstetric treatment, supply of all drugs, ambulance services, super-specialty consultation, etc., In addition, to the medical care, insured persons also enjoy sick pay benefits. Registration with ESI provides the employee with tremendous benefits and improves worker morale and retention.
Sickness benefits @ 70% (in the form of salary), in case of any certified illness certified for a maximum 91 days/year.
Maternity Benefit (Paid Leaves)
If dead/disable on work – 90% salary to his dependents.
Old age care medical expenses
Why to get ESI Registration?
ESI is a self-financing social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers. The scheme provides Employees with a comprehensive Social Security Scheme for protecting the employees during sickness, injury or disability.
ESI is a must for entities employing 20 or more persons. ESI contribution is required for employees earning less than Rs.21,000/- per month. It generates a sense of insurance across the nation which is generally unaffordable for working class indian
ESI contributions must be made by the employer for all employees having a salary of less than Rs.21,000 per month. The employer must contribute 4.75% and employee must contribute 1.75% of the wages for ESI.
Employee’s State Insurance Corporation(ESI) is a self-ESI provides employees registered the scheme with a host of medical and sickness benefits. Employees registered under the scheme can avail medical facilities and are also entitled for sick pay benefits.
ESI Registration for Employers having more than 10 employees. The Employer must contribute 4.75% of the Employees wages towards ESI. Once, registered the organization is allotted a 17 digit unique identification code.
Organizations under ESI coverage must file annual return showing the changes if any during the preceding year. Return of contributions enclosing copy of all ESI contributions paid must be submitted once every six months.
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