STATE INSURANCE SCHEME
Employees State Insurance (ESI) Corporation, New Delhi is implementing the ESI
Scheme under the provisions of ESI Act, 1948.
The Scheme is a social security welfare scheme designed to provide
certain essential benefits such as Medical, Sickness, Disablement, Maternity
etc. to the Insured Persons and their family members.
The employees getting their salary below Rs.10,000/- are covered under
this scheme. The
ESI Scheme was introduced in the Union Territory of Puducherry since October
1966 with better Medical care facilities.