Here is the details that you asked over citehr.
The formalities for ESI is you must have a strength of 20 employees, no matter whether they are getting salary more than 10000/- or lesser. As maxcimum ceiling of ESI contribution is upto 10000/- Gross/Month only. Those getting 10001/- will be exempted from the ESI.
Yes ESI and ESIC is same. ESIC stands for Employee State Insurance Corporation..
The Employer should get the Factory or Establishment registered with the ESI Corporation within 15 days of the applicability of ESI Act. The declaration of registration is to be filled in form 01, along with a separate sheet containing the name and address of the Establishment, number of employees, nature of duty and name, designation and address of the manager controlling such persons, in respect of office situated outside. After been satisfied with the application the ESI regional office will allot a code number to the employer.
After that only you can register your employees with the ESI. They have to fill up a declaration form FORM 1, written clearly Male or Female. All the declaration forms should be counter signed by the employer.
Then prepare a return of declaration in form 3 separate for Male & Female within 10 days of filling of declaration form.
Then every employee shall be alloted an temporary identification number.
For PF formalities the company must be 3 years old. After that only it can be registered with the PF department. Even for this Act also the minimum number of employee should be 20.
Every employer of an establishment to which the Employee Provident Fund Act applies, should submit in Form 5A(in duplicate) to the commissioner, particulars of all the branches and departments, owners, directors, partners if any or any other person who is controlling its affair within 15 days of its applicability of the scheme.
On receipt of Form 5A, the commissioner shall verify the particulars submitted and after been satisfied shall allot an Establishment Code No.
Hope now it will be very much clear with you.
12th August 2007 From India, Ahmadabad