The ESI Scheme applies to factories and other establishment's viz. Road Transport, Hotels, Restaurants, Cinemas, Newspaper, Shops, and Educational/Medical Institutions wherein,
10 or more workers ( 20 or more in some states) working and
Drawing Salary/wages upto Rs.21,000/- per month.
ESI Corporation has extended the benefits of the ESI Scheme to the workers deployed on the construction sites located in the implemented areas under ESI Scheme w.e.f. 1st August, 2015.
Under the ESI Scheme,
Employer contributes 4.75% of the wages.
Employees' Contribution is 1.75% of the wages.
Employees, earning less than Rs. 137/- a day as daily wages, are exempted from payment of their share of contribution.Employers will however contribute their own share in respect of these employees.
Legal requirement of Employer towards Employees State Insurance Scheme
Comply Rule & Take Registration
It is Statutory obligation of the employers on which ESI Scheme apply under the ESI Act, 1948 , shall comply the provisions of the Act and Register their Factory/ Establishment under the ESI Act within 15 days from the date of its applicability.
Enrol Eligible Employee
Enrolment of all eligible employees on its rolls (regular or contractual) – wages upto Rs 21,000 at the time of joining the establishment. And take a print out of the Temporary Identity Certificate (TIC). On linking of Aadhar with IP insurance number, TIC will automatically be converted into a Permanent Identity Card (PIC). With PIC the IP and his family members can avail benefits under the ESI Scheme, without any hitch.
Employer contributes 4.75% of salary ( Basic +DA+ Retaining allowance) and Employees Contribution 1.75% which is deducted from employee's salary deposit with ESI Account within the due date.
File Monthly Return
Every month Employer file ESI return online with details of Employee, salary and ESI contribution amount within the due date.
Remittance of Monthly ESI
The total amount of contribution (Employer and Employee) is to be deposited in any branch of SBI by ONLINE generation of a challan through ESIC portal using his credentials. ESIC has facilitated payment of ESI Contribution online by employer via the payment gateway of 58 banks in addition to SBI.
File Half Yearly Return
File half yearly return and report to ESIC authorities if there is any change in business activity, address, ownership and the management, maintenance of registers and records etc.
Maintenance of records
For ESI compliance the employer has to maintain following records:
1. Wage record and books of Account maintained under other laws.
2. Accident Register in new Form-11 and
3. An inspection book.
4. The immediate employer is also required to maintain the Employees’ Register for the employees deployed to the principal employer.
There is no time limit in PF ACT to keep the records. It is suggestible preserve records for atleast 7-10 years.
Documents requirement for Employee State Insurance Registration
For new employer registration, first step is Signup on ESIC website with Company Name, Principal Employer, State, Region, Email ID and Mobile No.
Get User ID and Password to Login
An email is sent to the user after successful sign-up along with login credential at registered Email ID
Select Unit type
Once you Login and process for New Registration, Select your Establishment Type:- 1) Factory or 2) Shop Establishment and Proceed for next.
Prepare Application Form
Fill up all the Information one by one in Form-01. Put Employee Details Gender wise Total ( Employed Directly or Through Contractor)
Upload Documents and Attach DSC
Once Application fill up is complete and all Particulars correctly disclosed in the form, next work is upload all relevent documents and attach DSC of the employer.
Pay Advance &/or Submit
Finally submit the form and View/Print the Registration Letter (C-11) and this is also send to your Email ID.
The C-11 is a computer generated letter and does not require any signature and can be used as a valid proof of registration of the unit under ESI Act.
Advance Contribution ?
If Employer Nature of works comes under below category then, Employer need to file Advance contribution of 6 months estimated ESI while registration.
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After submitting registration form system will show success screen.
List of Compliances after Registration of Employee State Insurance
Enrolment of all eligible employees.
Deduct ESI from Employee's Salary 1.75% and Make own contribution 4.75%.
On time Deposit of ESI Amount. ESIC
File Online monthly Return
Maintaining Records and Register as per law
What are the benefits of ESI registration for Employee?
A) Medical Benefits to an employee and his family members
B) Cash Benefits:-
Sickness Benefit (@70% of wages for 91 days
Disablement Benefit (for self)
Temporary @ 90% of last wages as long as last
Permanent disablement @ pro rata loss of earning capacity lifelong
Maternity Benefit (@ 100% of wages for 12 weeks)
RGSKY for unemployment (50% of last wages for 1 year)
Death benefit (death while on work) - 90% of salary is given to his dependents every month after the death of the employee.
Funeral Expenses (Rs 10000/-)
When and How to Register all Eligible Employees with ESIC?
EMPLOYEE INSURANCE NUMBER
Once the application is Submited and an employer receives Registration Intimation Letter bearing Registration Code of 17 Digit, the next responsibility of employer is,
to collect all eligible employee and his family members details, Photograph, Aadhar Card( if any) or any other Address and ID proof of Employee and preferably Any Valid documents supporting the proof of relation between employee and his family members.
to register every individual employee. The insurance number generated On-line is to be used throughout his life time irrespective of change of employment including change of place/establishment.
Submit Employee details online with Employer Login.
to update employee details in the ESIC Portal for any changes in his residence/ dispensary/ employment.
TEMPORARY INDENTITY CARC (TIC)
After On-line registration of an employee under the scheme, the employer can take a print out of the Temporary Identity Certificate (TIC). TIC will be valid for a period of one month only
PERMANENT INDENTITY CARD (PIC)
On linking of Aadhar with IP insurance number, TIC will automatically be converted into a Permanent Identity Card (PIC). With PIC the IP and his family members can avail benefits under the ESI Scheme, without any hitch. If Aadhar number of IP/family is 10 not available, then employer will ensure to affix the IP photo along with the family members on TIC duly authenticated with his stamp & signature. As soon as possible but not later than a month, the insured person along with his entire family should link their Aadhar number using the web site www.esic.in for availing medical benefit at dispensary/ hospital and availing cash benefits at the ESI branch Office.
New Registration - ESI
Employees upto 50
New Registration - ESI
Employees upto 100
New Registration - ESI
Employees upto 250
Our Service package inclusion for Registration of Employees State Insurance
Our Consultant first give on call consultation about the Process of Registration with the Authority, Guidelines and Documents requirement.
Our Expert prepare your application and co-ordinate with you for all the relevant employee data and documents requirement.
As soon as your documents reach to us and your application is processed properly, we start processing your ESI Registration and submit to ESIC online.
We intimate you updated status regularly.
Our expert will provide the 17 Digit ESI registration number within 4-7 days