|181st Meeting of ESI Corporation Held in New Delhi|
181st Meeting of ESI Corporation Held in New Delhi
The 181st Meeting of Employees' State Insurance (ESI) held in New Delhi, under the Chairmanship of Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Labour & Employment (Independent Charge) has taken some important decisions towards improvements in its functioning and service delivery mechanism.
Following decisions were taken during the meeting:-
Keeping in view the rise in the cost of living index resulting increase in expenditure related to confinement, existing amount of confinement expenses has been increased from Rs. 5000/- to Rs. 7500/-. This facility is for pregnant ladies who are not able to avail maternity services of ESIC dispensaries/ hospitals due to unavoidable reasons and take treatment in other hospitals.
ESI Corporation has approved the operationalization of Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Quota & Admissions to ESIC Medical Institutions from Academic year 2020-21. Besides this, provisional Admission Policy-2020 for Admission to MBBS/BDS Seats under Insured Persons’ (IPs) Quota in ESIC Medical Colleges has also been approved.
The Revised Estimates for the current year (i.e. 2019-20) and Budget Estimates for the following year (i.e. 2020-21) have been adopted and approved during the meeting of ESIC.