Employee’s State Insurance Corporation
According to the latest data, 12.06 lakh new members were added to ESIC’s social security scheme in December 2020.
Number of employees joining ESIC scheme increased
According to the latest data, 8.87 lakh subscribers were added to ESIC’s social security scheme in June 2020, 4.89 lakh in May and 2.63 lakh subscribers in April. This indicates that with the relaxation of the lockdown, the number of employees joining the ESIC scheme has increased. In July 2020, the total subscribers came down to 7.63 lakhs. However, it increased to 9.5 lakhs in August, 11.58 lakhs in September and 12.06 lakhs in October 2020.
According to the NSO report, the total number of subscribers joining ESI in 2019-20 was 1.51 crore which was 1.49 crore in 2018-19. During September 2017 to March 2018, 83.35 lakh new subscribers joined the scheme of ESIC. According to the report, a total of 4.63 crore subscribers joined ESIC during September 2017 to December 2020.read this also- Big success in Nirav Modi case! Fugitive diamond trader to be brought to India, UK court order
The NSAO report is based on data on the regular payroll of people associated with various social security schemes operated by ESIC, Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) and Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).
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These figures of these organizations are being released from April 2018. It has taken a period starting from September 2017. According to the report, the total number of subscribers joining the EPFO stood at 12.53 lakh in December from 8.70 lakh in November 2020. According to NSO data, 3.94 crore new subscribers joined the Employees Provident Fund scheme from September 2017 to December 2020.