Medical benefits such as accident benefits, sickness benefits and maternity benefits for worker are under The Employee's State Insurance Fund (ESI) Act, 1948. This Act U/s.2(12) of the act is applicable to non-seasonal factories employing 10 or more person,
Under Section 1(5) of the Act, the Scheme has been extended to shops, hotels, restaurants, cinemas including preview theatres, road-motor transport undertakings and newspaper establishments employing 20* or more persons, Further U/s.1(5) of the act the Scheme has been extended to Private Medical and Educational institutions employing 20* or more persons in certain States/UTs.
ESI Contubution by Employer must be contribute @ 4.75% for all employees having a wages earned less than Rs.15000/- Pm. and Employee Contribution should be @ 1.75% of wages earned.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ESI REGISTRATION
Additional document in case of company and partnership firm-