W.e.f. 01-10-2010 Act has been amended and ESIC is applicable to all such firms where 20 or more employees are employed. If your firm is registered only those employees will be covered under ESI whose gross wages are less then/up to Rs. 21,000/- per month.
For all employees earning INR 21000 or less per month as wages, the employer contributes 4.75 percentages and employee contributes 1.75 percentages, total share 6.5 percentage. This fund is managed by the ESI Corporation (ESI) according to rules and regulations stipulated therein the ESI Act 1948, which oversees the provision of medical and cash benefits to the employees and their family through its large network of branch offices, dispensaries and hospitals throughout India. ESI is an autonomous corporation under Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India. But most of the dispensaries and hospitals are run by concerned state governments.
Under ESI Employees enjoy medical attendance and treatment for the person insured and their families including full range of medical, surgical and obstetric treatment, supply of all drugs, ambulance services, super-specialty consultation, etc., In addition, to the medical care, insured persons also enjoy sick pay benefits. Contact 3C PROFESSIONAL SERVICES for ESI Registration.