For registration of employees coverable under the Scheme, the Employer shall submit Employees Declaration Form (Form 1) in respect of every individual employee separately
The monthly wage limit for coverage would be such as prescribed by the
Central Govt. vide Rule 50 of ESI (Central) Rules 1950. The existing
wage ceiling is Rs.15,000/- p.m. (with effect from 1.05.2010). All those
persons employed for wages drawing an amount within the wage ceiling
employed in clerical, manual, skilled, semi-skilled, unskilled without
distinguishing casual, temporary, technical & non-technical are
to be covered. In respect of each of such employees a declaration (Form
1), duly filled in & signed by the employee concerned and duly countersigned
by the authorized signatory of the employer is to be forwarded to the
appropriate Branch Office within 10 days of employment along with two
copies of family photo.
Appropriate Branch Office shall allot Insurance Numbers, which
are specific in favour of the individual employee, (Male & Female
employees will get separate series of Insurance Numbers) and forward
to the employer, along with the Identity Card / Temporary Identity
Card, Return of declaration forms etc. At the same time the office
will also forward the Medical Record envelops of such Insured
Persons to the respective dispensaries.
Distribute the Identity cards to individual, employees under due
acknowledgement. It should be ensured that each employee signs on
the card in the presence of the employer before issue of the card.
Educate the employee on the benefits available under the Act & how
to claim the Medical Benefits and cash benefits whenever required.
Procedure for Registration of Factories