ESIC partners with PMJAY to provide medical facilities to beneficiaries
“ESIC has recently taken initiative viz. partnership with PMJAY – Ayushman Bharat to provide medical care to ESIC beneficiaries in 102 designated newly implemented districts,” labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said while speaking at the 3rd graduation ceremony of ESIC dental college & hospital in New Delhi's Rohini.
Hotel Saravana Bhavan defaults on ESI, PF dues
The hotel chain has 3,190 employees (domestic) at present and is not looking at any layoffs fo...
Trade unions condemn government's move to reduce ESI contribution
The government reduced the contribution under the Employees' State Insuranc...
Government reduces ESI contribution rate to 4 per cent
The government has reduced contributions of employers and employee towards ESIC to 4% from existing 6.5%.
Labour ministry drops the plan to corporatise EPFO
The ministry’s proposal to corporatise the EPFO had faced severe criticism. In its latest draft code released in September, it had proposed a corporate structure to be headed by a CEO.
Government proposes to enhance wage ceiling for dependent parents
The draft notification comes following a decision of the ESIC board in February this year in this regard.
Parliamentary panel suggests developing ESI hospitals on lines of AIIMS
The panel noted that under the PMSSY, the health ministry has been mandated to set up new AIIMS in parts of the country along with upgradation of the exercising govt medical colleges.
Contribution to Employees’ State Insurance scheme rate reduced: Employees, employers to benefit
The employer’s contribution has been reduced from 4.75 percent to 4 percent of wages, and employee contribution from 1.75 percent to 1 percent.
Government plans to pay companies’ share of ESI for new recruits
ESIC provides for medical care and cash benefits in the contingencies of sickness, maternity, disablement and death due to employment injury to all workers under the ESIC Act.
Modicare-like option in ESI faces heat from RSS affiliate
Trade union members of the ESIC are opposing the government’s plan to introduce health insurance schemes offered by other insurers as an option for employees.
Labour ministry to rejig draft social security code
PMO unhappy as the proposals fail to meet objective of unifying all social security benefits.
Plan to bring domestic workers under ESI fold: Bandaru Dattatreya
"Employers need to contribute Rs 200 monthly towards this scheme that will enable medical facilities for domestic workers,” Dattatreya said
Mega health shield scheme may include ESI plan
The inclusion of ESI will extend the insurance benefits to over 10 crore people. Currently, the health protection scheme is targeting to cover around 8 crore families.
EPFO to discuss making EPF optional for apparel workers
Earlier last year in June, the Centre has brought a package for the textile and apparel sector which was later extended to made-ups also in December 2016.
Employers can file unified EPF, ESI returns from tomorrow
Taking another step towards ease of doing business, the Centre will launch tomorrow a common registration facility on e-biz portal which will enable employers to avoid filing separate EPF and ESI returns.
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