Please go through the below rule on coverage.
COVERAGE UNDER THE ESI ACT, 1948
The Act was originally applicable to non-seasonal factories using power and employing 20 or more persons; but it is now applicable to non-seasonal power using factories employing 10 or more persons and non-power using factories employing 20 or more persons.
Under Section 1(5) of the Act, the Scheme has been extended to shops, hotels, restaurants, cinemas including preview theatre, road motor transport undertakings and newspaper establishment employing 20 or more persons.
The existing wage-limit for coverage under the Act, is Rs.10,000/- per month (with effect from 1.10.2006).
The ESI Scheme is being implemented area-wise by stages. The Scheme has already been implemented in different areas in the following States/Union Territories
All the States except Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.
Delhi, Chandigarh and Pondicherry
I want to give clarification about the applicability of ESI on such a establishment , that in such a establishment ESI is not applicable.
As far as P.F is concern in that case P.F. number is necessary if all the employees of establishment is above the ceiling i.e. Rs.6500/-
Kindly corect if wrong
I am working in a Records Storage & Retrieval Management Compnay. This company is doing only for storage of hard copy record, using 20 kilo watt electricity for bulb and tubelights and office operations. May I know from you "Can we covered under ESI Act"?. We are received a notice from concern deptt and alloted the number also. What can we do when we are not entitle for ESI. Please help in this regard.
Bijay Kr Sahu
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