ESIC- COVID-19 Relief Scheme

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ESIC vide notification No.N-12/13/1/2019-P&D has introduced the COVID-19 relief scheme for the insured person who is considered to be an “Employee” working in a factory or establishments as defined under The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948. Eligibility conditions of the scheme are as under: – (1) The deceased insured person must have been registered on […]

Gig workers under the social security net to be brought under ESIC Scheme

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Gig workers, who don’t have any protective cover, under the government regulations have now got an opportunity as the government has decided to extend social security benefit for them. The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment is targeting to bring gig and platform workers across the nation under the scope of the Employees’ State Insurance […]

ESIC Beneficiaries To Get Medical Care From Nearby ESIC Empanelled Hospitals

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If there are no ESIC / ESIS Health Care Delivery Facility (Hospital, Dispensary, IMP etc.) available, within the radius of 10 Kms of IPs residence; Then such Insured Person (or enrolled Family Members) may directly avail the facility of such Private or Government Hospitals, whichever are all ready empanelled with ESIC, without referral of ESI […]

Three New Labour Codes -Covering 50 crore workers from Organized, Unorganised and Self Employed sector

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Industrial Relations code – This will cover the existing standing order, Disputes and Trade unions act. Key Changes : The definition of worker will be based on the basis of wages being drawn by him and Worker / Employees with salary up to Rs 18,000 will fall under the category of worker. Employee can an […]

Maximum Assurance Benefit Increased to Rs.7 lakh under EDLI Scheme 1976

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Recent amendment under EDLI benefits of Provident Fund are as follows : 1. Enhanced financial support to family and dependents of EDLI members, incase of death while in service. 2. Continuation if minimum Assurance benefit of Rs. 2.5 lakh beyond 14.02.2020. 3. Extension of minimum Assurance benefit of rs 2.5 lakh to family of deceased […]

Extension Of Due Date For Filing Annual Returns Under The Maharashtra State Tax On Professions, Trade, Callings, And Employments Act, 1975

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Government of Maharashtra, Finance Department in exercise of the power conferred under Section 6(3) of The Maharashtra State Tax On Professions, Trade, Callings, And Employments Act, 1975 had amended the earlier Government Notification (Finance Department, No. PFT-2014/C.R.-38/Taxation-3 dated 21st August 2014 ) on 22nd June 2020. / This amendment essentially was made to help employers […]

Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana finally notified by Govt.

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Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana is notified by Govt. with relaxation in following eligibility conditions for availing relief under the scheme during the period 24.03.2020 to 31.12.2020 as under: Valid from 1.7.2020 to 30.6.2021 2 years of employment is required in insurable employment just before his/her unemployment Min. 78 days contribution is must in each […]

EPFO eases compliance under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana(PMGKY).

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Employers can now file ECR without simultaneous payment of statutory contributions and can pay contributions later after filling the ECR. Timely Filling of ECR will help in credit of employer’s and employee’s share of contributions (totalling 24% of wages by Central Government) in EPF accounts of eligible employees in eligible establishments, under Pradhan Mantri Garib […]

EPFO operationalises Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Pakage

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Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), a statutory body under Union Ministry of    Labour and Employment, has put in place an electronic mechanism for crediting EPF and EPS accounts of its subscribers as per the package announced by the Union Government. Central Govt. had launched the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) on 26.03.2020 to help […]

ESIC has allowed purchase of medicines by beneficiaries from private chemist during lockdown period

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In order to ease out the hardship of #ESIC Beneficiaries in this tough time, ESIC has allowed the purchase of medicines by beneficiaries from private chemists during the lockdown period and its subsequent reimbursement by ESIC.ESI beneficiaries can be referred to tie-up hospitals for any medical requirement, including emergency and non-emergency services, during the period […]

₹ 2000/- Aid to construction workers from BOCW

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Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Saturday decided to pay Rs 2,000 each to over 12 lakh registered construction workers in the state who have lost their livelihoods due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown. The curbs, which were imposed on March 24, were later extended till May 3.  State Labour Minister Dilip Walse Patil observed that workers were reeling under hardships […]

Esic further extends period for filling Esi contribution for Feb and March challans

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As a relief measure, the period for filing ESI contribution for the month of February was earlier extended from 15th March, 2020 to 15th April, 2020. Now, considering the hardship being faced by employers, the period for filing ESI contribution for the month of February has been further extended from earlier extended period i. e. […]