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Dear All,

Below are the new amendments in ESIC;

1. Facilitating coverage of smaller factories employing 10 or more persons irrespective of whether power is used in manufacturing process or not;

2. Enhancing age limit of dependent children for eligibility to dependents benefit from 18years to 25 years;

3. Extending medical benefit to dep4endant minor brother/ sister in case of insured persons not having own family and whose parents are also not alive;

4. Streamlining the procedure for assessment of due4s from defaulting employers by prescribing a time limit of 5years for the same;

5. Providing and Appellate Authority within the corporation against assessment to avoid unnecessary litigation;

6. Continuing medical benefit to insured persons retiring under VRS scheme or taking premature retirement;

7. Treating commuting accidents as employment injury;

8. Streamlining the procedure for grant of exemptions;

9. Third party participation in commissioning and running of the Hospitals;

10. Opening of Medical / dental/ paramedical/ nursing colleges to improve quality of medical care;

11. Making an enabling provision for extending medical care from under-utilized ESI Hospitals to other beneficiaries on payment of user charges;

12. Empowering state governments to set up autonomous corporations for administering medical benefit in the states for bringing autonomy and efficiency in the working;




Dear K.SAIKISHORE Can you please provide the Government Notification with regrards to amendmends you have mentioned ? Thanking you in anticipation Shailesh Parikh Vadodara, Gujarat 99 98 97 10 65
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