Odisha Government – Extension of ESI Coverage to Casual and Contractual Workers in Municipal Corporation in Odisha
Contents News/Article Date: 18th September 2023
Relating to which Act: The Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Act, 1948
Penalty under the Act: Section 85(a): Penalty for failure to pay contribution
Non-payment of this contribution is a serious offense because it directly affects insurable employees. Hence, the maximum imprisonment for this offense is 3 years and the minimum is 6 months with Rs. 5,000 as fine.
Applicable to which State: All the States and Establishments covered by the ESI Act
Type: ESIC Circular No. P 11018 / 1 / 2021 / P & D / dated 18th September 2023 issued by Commissioner cum Secretary to Government.
Pertains to: Insured employees and employers – Casual/Contractual workers under Municipal Corporation/Municipal Bodies under the control of State Government of Odisha
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And in this instance: ODISHA – Extension of coverage under Section 1(5) of the ESI Act, 1948 to the Casual and Contractual workers engaged under Municipal Bodies including Municipal Corporation and Municipal Councils and Other Urban Local Bodies run by the State Govt of Odisha
Subject: ODISHA – Extension of ESIC Scheme to the Casual/Contractual workers under Municipal Corporation/Municipal Bodies under the control of State Government of Odisha.
Attached is the notification