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What is ESI

It is Social Security to provide certain benefits to the employees in the organized sector in case of sickness, maternity and employment injury.
The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 provides an integrated need based social insurance scheme that would protect the interest of workers in contingencies such as sickness, maternity, temporary or permanent physical disablement, death due to employment injury resulting in loss of wages or earning capacity. The Act also guarantees reasonably good medical care to workers and their immediate dependants.



Applicability

Any business employing more than 10 people shall be required to mandatorily procure the registration under the ESI Act:
• Factories employing 10 or more persons irrespective of whether power is used in the process of manufacturing or not.
• Shops, hotels, restaurants, cinemas including preview theatre, road motor transport undertakings and newspaper establishment employing 10/20 or more persons.
• Private Medical and Educational Institutions employing 10/20 or more persons in certain States.
The existing wage-limit for coverage under the Act, is Rs.21,000/- per month.

Benefits for Employee


1. Medical Benefit
2. Sickness Benefit
3. Maternity Benefit
4. Disablement Benefit
5. Dependant Benefit
6. Other Benefit :
  1. Funeral Expenses
  2. Confinement Expenses



Prerequisites

Before applying for registration, applicant needs to obtain following documents:
• Registration Certificate or License issued under Shops and Establishment Act or Factories Act, if available.
• Memorandum and Articles of Association or Partnership Deed or Trust Deed, depending upon the constitution of the ownership of the establishment.
• Certificate of commencement of production and/or Registration No. of GST, if available.



Documents to be submitted along with the Employer’s Registration


• Documents relating to the constitution of the Factory/Firm/Establishment
• Evidence in support of the date of commencement of production/business.
• List of partners/Directors with their addresses • Copy of PAN card • Address proof like Passport/Voter Identity Card • Month wise employment position etc.



How to Go for Registration

1. Login to www.esic.in
2. Click on ‘Sign Up’
3. Fill the Company name, Principal Employer Name, State, Regions, E-mail and Phone No.
4. Submit the same after filing it.
5. Now you will get User name and Password on your registered e-mail ID.
6. Again login to www.esic.in with the login credential send through email
7. Click on the ‘New Employer Registration’
8. Select type of Unit & click on submit
9. Fill the Form (Name of unit, Complete Postal Address of Factory/Establishment, District, Pin Code, Email address, Police Station
10. Select whether the building/premises of Factory/Establishment is owned/hired
11. Click next to proceed, reset to re-enter the details, cancel to exit & save to save the data
12. Enter Bank Account details, nature of Business & Category, PAN etc.
13. Enter date of commencement of Factory, License details(if any)
14. Select constitution of ownership, details of owners
15. Click on Sr. No 16 to enter details on the number of employees working
16. Enter total number of employees, number of employees earning less than Rs. 21000
17. Enter date when first 10/20 employees were employed
18. Click on ‘Employee Declaration Form’
19. Select ‘Yes’, if IP already registered & enter IP number & date of joining. ‘NO’, if IP is not registered
20. Enter name of IP & Name of IP’s Father, Address, Date of Birth, Gender & Marital Status
21. Enter Permanent address, date of joining, nominee details & family details
22. Check the declaration and submit
23. After successfully entering details of minimum 10 (for Factory) / 20 (for Establishment) IPs click on close
24. After successfully submission ESIC with 17 digit code is generated.

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