ESIC Services
Dear Employer, Online Payment of ESI Contribution Made Easier. Now, facility for payment of ESI contributaion is available through net banking of State Bank of India (SBI) and 58 major banks w.e.f. 1st April, 2015. For more information, visit nearest ESIC office or log on ESIC websites 'www.esic.in', ''www.esic.nic.in.

Recent Improvements

  • Facilitating coverage of smaller factories employing 10 or more persons.
  • Enhancing age limit of dependant children for eligibility to Dependants Benefit from 18 years to 25 years.
  • Extending medical benefit to dependant minor brother/sister in case of IPs not having own family and whose parents are also not alive.
  • Streamlining the procedure for assessment of dues from defaulting employers.
  • Providing an Appellate Authority within the Corporation against assessment to avoid unnecessary litigation.
  • Continuing medical benefit to insured persons retiring under VRS scheme or taking premature retirement.
  • Treating commuting accidents as employment injury.
  • Streamlining the procedure for grant of exemptions.
  • Third party participation in commissioning and running of the Hospitals.
  • Opening of medical/dental/paramedical/nursing colleges to improve quality of medical care.
  • Making an enabling provision for extending medical care from under utilised ESI hospitals to other beneficiaries covered under the Rashtriya Swasthaya Bima Yojana introduced by the Ministry of Labour & Employment w.e.f. 01.04.2008 or any other scheme framed by the central government, on payment of user charges.
  • Reducing duration of notice period for extension of the Act to new classes of establishments from six months to one month.
  • Empowering State governments to set up autonomous Corporations for administering medical benefit in the States for bringing autonomy and efficiency in the working.
  • Insurance Inspectors will now be known as Social Security Officers.

SUMMARY OF PRESENT INITIATIVES IN WORKING OF ESIC