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Job creation dips 6.9% in Jan to 11.23 lakh: ESIC payroll data

During September 2017 to January 2019, as many as 2.08 crore new subscribers joined the ESIC scheme, the data showed.

Mar 26, 2019, 10:39 AM IST

Top 5 Agenda: Watch top 5 agenda of 12 February, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings top 5 agenda of the day. Watch this video to know the latest news stories.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Death toll rises to 8 in Mumbai hospital fire, 147 persons rescued

Preliminary reports suggested that the fire might have erupted due to a short-circuit in the hospital building with a glass facade.


Dec 18, 2018, 07:22 AM IST

EPFO, ESIC and PFRDA to release monthly payroll data in bid to boost formal sector

The data set release was for the period from September 2017 to February 2018.

Apr 26, 2018, 23:30 PM IST

Government: 43 percent employees in unorganised sector

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said there are around 43 percent of the total employees in the country are in the unorganised sector and 4.7 crore of them were in the construction sector.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

Salary threshold may be hiked to Rs 25,000 for mandatory PF coverage

EPFO is likely to approve a proposal to hike wage ceiling for coverage under its social security schemes to Rs 25,000 per month from the existing Rs 15,000.

Apr 07, 2017, 10:38 AM IST

Single form soon for firms to enrol with EPFO, ESIC

Companies will soon have to fill just a single common form to enrol themselves with retirement fund body EPFO and state insurer ESIC.

Mar 05, 2017, 13:25 PM IST

Budget may levy new cess to provide social security to coolies

Government may announce a new cess in the forthcoming Union Budget 2017-18 to cover around 20,000 railway coolies under social security schemes run by the retirement fund body EPFO.

Jan 23, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Health insurance for all: Domestic workers to be brought under ESIC fold

As part of its vision to provide health insurance for all, the government will bring domestic workers under the ESIC fold and soon launch pilot projects in Delhi and Hyderabad in this regard, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.

Oct 29, 2016, 19:57 PM IST

Soon, Employees State Insurance not compulsory for workers, can chose other insurance options

Over 2 crore formal sector workers will soon have an option to choose health insurance products available in the market in lieu of the mandatory scheme run by the Employees State Insurance Corp (ESIC).

Oct 16, 2016, 16:56 PM IST

ESIC to extend services in unorganised sector as well: Bandaru Dattatreya

The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) will extend its health services to 20 crore workers in organised as well as unorganised sectors in 3 to 4 years, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Monday.

Oct 10, 2016, 18:35 PM IST

ESIC dispensary opens day care- center in Delhi

Watch this special segment and get to know about the auspicious initiative taken by the ISIC dispensary by providing facility of hospital.

Jun 11, 2016, 17:08 PM IST

Labour Ministry asks EPFO, ESIC not to inspect startups for 3 years

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to nurture startups, the ministry said in a set of directions last week that the new age ventures should be allowed to self-certify their compliance with 9 labour laws.

Jan 25, 2016, 18:25 PM IST

'ESIC will give medical facilities to un-organised sector workers too'

The Employees' State Insurance Corporation will provide all medical facilities to workers in both the organized sector as well as the un-organized sector.

Aug 17, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

Unemployment rate has come down to 1%: Bandaru Dattatreya

Union Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Tuesday said the unemployment rate in the country has come down to one per cent and four crore unemployed people were registered with employment exchanges across the country.

May 19, 2015, 22:25 PM IST

ESIC board to discuss other health insurance issue

The Employees' State Insurance Corporation will discuss Tuesday a proposal to provide an option to its 1.95 crore subscribers to choose health insurance products available in the market in lieu of mandatory scheme run by it.

Apr 06, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

ESIC to run its existing medical colleges says Labour Minster

Labour Ministry has decided that Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) will continue to run its four functional medical colleges at Rajajinagar (Bangalore), K K Nagar (Chennai), Joka (Kolkata) and Rohini (Delhi).

Mar 23, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Death due to heart attack at job place is employment injury: HC

Death due to heart failure at work place amounts to employment injury, the Bombay High Court has held.

Sep 10, 2013, 12:17 PM IST

ESIC raises maternity grant

"The Corporation has enhanced the Confinement Expense for confinement taking place outside ESIC Dispensaries/Hospitals from Rs 2,500 to Rs 5,000," an ESIC release said on Saturday.

Nov 10, 2012, 22:48 PM IST

Row over service tax on employer money in ESIC

The finance and labour
ministries have locked horns over imposition of service tax on
insurance premium paid to state-run ESIC by employers for the
health insurance cover of their employees.

Oct 22, 2010, 21:59 PM IST