SN Krishnamoorthy Started The Discussion:
I understand that for registration of ESI or EPF, the company should have a minimum of 20 employees. My company employs only 12 people. But I volunteer to extend the benfits to our employees though the number of employees are less than the minimum requirement to register under ESI or EPF. My query is, whether I can apply for registration of ESI and EPF even when my employee strength is less than the minimum requirement?
Can anyone clarify?
We have done this for one of our supllier. They had only 8 people on rolls and we insisted them to register in PF & ESI. Since they dont have enough numbers. We suggested them to include excess number of employee's to reach the count required by PF & ESI and they got registered. Then in the consecutive month they have showed the rest of ppl we added as left and now with 8 members they are continuing. So if you think you have to cover your employee's under PF & ESI, one month you have to bear few hundreds and from then on you could cover them in actual.
Dear SN Krishnamoorthy
Have A nice Day,,
Your are apply for ESI Registration under the said Act ( as per latest amendment of esi act) minimum employee 10 or more of if any estt.and for P.F. u can not eligible for Registration under the EPF and MP Act, 1952,,, But You r application under section 1(4) (voluntary)...
Go ahead ....
with warm regards,,,,,
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