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Sep 20, 2018
ESIC's new scheme to give cash relief to insured persons during unemployment, says labour ministryThe scheme, Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna, is a relief payable in cash directly to bank account of insured person in case of unemployment and while they search for new engagement, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said.
Jun 26, 2018
Four million jobs added in eight months till April 2018 as per EPFO data, says CSO reportAccording to the data, the EPFO's April payroll number was the highest in the last eight months, indicating higher jobs creations than preceding 7 month.
Mar 23, 2018
Cabinet clears 'Modicare': All you need to know about the biggest free health insurance schemeGetting state governments to buy into Modicare and execute it by August, 2018, will be a huge challenge, especially in a big election year.
Mar 08, 2018
India’s missing employment data: We aren’t better off as a nation living in the dark about job scenarioThe last time the labour bureau released job data, it showed unemployment in the country rose to a five-year high of 5 percent in 2015-16.
Jan 31, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt should create awareness about crop insurance to ease out farmers' distressThe government should focus more on creating awareness on crop insurance with farmers through training about the benefit of the scheme at Krishi Vikas Kendra and rural NGOs
Jan 29, 2018
Budget 2018: Can we stop pakoda seller vs beggar discourse and debate on a better payroll method?Perhaps, there is an opportunity for the Narendra Modi government to use this Budget to offer clarity on the job scenario in the country with official data-backed presentation.
Jan 08, 2018
Govt working on universal social security scheme, aims to cover workers from informal sectorThe government of India is working on the draft of a new social security scheme that would offer a safety cover all workers including those from the informal sector
May 26, 2017
Govt submits rare diseases policy to Delhi HC: Will aim to facilitate effective diagnosis, affordable treatmentIn spite of the fact that rare diseases are individually rare, they collectively affect a considerable size of population in a country.
May 21, 2017
Cardiac stents row: ESIC told to reveal patients referred to private hospitals after RTI applicant alleges corruptionTaking a serious view of private hospitals "fleecing" patients for cardiac stents, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESCI) to disclose the number of patients referred by it to private hospitals for the implants and the prices paid to those hospitals.
Sep 07, 2016
Employees' State Insurance Corporation raises wage threshold to Rs 21,000The Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) today raised the monthly wage threshold to Rs 21,000, from the current Rs 15,000, for coverage under its health insurance scheme.