ESIC seeks to set-up local committee of employees and employers in notified areas


Employees’ State Insurance Corporation vide notification dated 27th February, 2020 has issued the Employees’ State Insurance (General) Amendment Regulations, 2020.

As per the amendment, a Local Committee may be set up in each notified District for such areas as may be considered appropriate and shall consist of a Chairperson to be nominated by Regional Director of the State/Union Territory, an official of the State to be nominated by the State Government, six representatives of employees, six representatives of the employers and the Officer In-charge of such District for which the committee is constituted shall be ex-officio Member Secretary.

The members shall hold office for 3 years. The amendment also clearly lays down the procedure for disqualification and resignation of employees. The committee shall deal with the complaints arising under ESI Scheme.

The amendment shall come into force on the same day of publication.

Click here to read the Amendment.

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