Extension of Coverage of ESI

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Extension of Coverage of ESI

By PIB Delhi

As on 01.01.2017, Government had increased wage limit for coverage of employees under the Employees’ State Insurance(ESI) Act, 1948 from Rs.15,000 to Rs.21,000 Per Month. Consequently, the number of Insured Persons has increased as follows:

YearNo. of Insured Persons (In Crores)
2015-162.13
2016-173.19
2017-183.43
2018-193.49

This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.