ESIC – draft notification to further notify the ESIC COVID-19 Relief Scheme published in the Gazette of India EXTRAORDINARY Part III Section 4 Sl. No 245 dated 18.06.2021 for inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby till the expiry of the period of thirty days on which the notification was published
Employees State Insurance Corporation has now notified that ESIC COVID19 RELIEF SCHEME under Section 19 of the Act as a welfare measure for the Insured Persons who are employees under Section 2(9) of the ESI Act under which in case of death of IP due to COVID-19, the eligible dependent family members of IP, will be paid periodic payments directly to their bank accounts.
Eligibility conditions of the scheme are as under: –
90 % of the average daily wages of the deceased IP, which will be called as the full rate of the relief, will be paid to the dependents of the IP who died due to COVID-19 disease in the manner as under: –
iii. to each legitimate or adopted unmarried daughter, an amount equivalent to two-fifths of the full rate. AND/OR
The Scheme shall be effective for a period of two years w.e.f. 24.03.2020.
The minimum relief under the scheme shall be Rs 1800/- per month.
For greater details, please refer to the notification attached herewith.