5th January 2017 From India, Bangalore
Every establishment which is factory engaged in any industry specified in Schedule 1 and in which 20 or more persons are employed.
Any other establishment employing 20 or more persons which Central Government may, by notification, specify in this behalf.
Any establishment employing even less than 20 persons can be covered voluntarily u/s 1(4) of the Act.
Applicability for ESI
Is extended in area wise to factories using power and employing 10 or more persons and to non-power using manufacturing units and establishments employing 2 or more person.
6th January 2017 From India, Ahmadabad