ESI Registration

It is a vast social security conspiracy designed to achieve the goal of providing social protection to the "employees" in the organized sector against the general events of disability, illness, maternity, and death simply due to injury sustained in the course of employment as well as to provide medical care to the guaranteed employees and their dependents.

Empowering the Workforce: ESI Registration for Social Security in India

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ESI Registration

It is a vast social security conspiracy designed to achieve the goal of providing social protection to the "employees" in the organized sector against the general events of disability, illness, maternity, and death simply due to injury sustained in the course of employment as well as to provide medical care to the guaranteed employees and their dependents.

In the event that medical care is not sufficient to restore a person's health and ability to work, the plan provides all eligible employees with comprehensive medical care. It provides financial assistance to compensate for lost wages during periods of time away from the workplace due to childbirth, illness, and workplace injuries. Also covered by the plan are the dependents of the employees.

Within 15 days of the ESI Act, 1948 becoming applicable to them, all formations and factories with more than 10 employees are required to voluntarily register for ESI registration.

Benefits of ESI Registration

Employees can take advantage of a variety of benefits under the Employees State Insurance corporation plan by registering for ESI.

Medical assistance : Starting on the first day of employment, registered ESI members and their families are entitled to comprehensive medical treatment and insurance. On payment of a Rs. 120 annual premium, retired members, insured individuals who are permanently disabled, and their spouses may also receive medical care.

Maternity benefits: Up to 26 weeks of maternity benefits are available to expectant mothers. On the recommendation of a physician, this maternity leave term may be extended by 30 days at the rate of the full wage plus any contributions made for the previous year's 70 days.

Disability benefit: From the first day of employment, regardless of whether or not the employee made any contributions, 90% of the remuneration is payable as long as the temporary disability persists. A monthly payout of 90% of the wage is available for permanent disability benefits.

Benefits for sickness: Employees are permitted a maximum of 91 days of absence from work owing to illness, as well as 70% of their monthly salary.

Dependent benefits: In the event that an employee passes away unexpectedly while working, their dependents will be given 90% of the deceased employee's monthly wage.

Funeral expenses: The family of a deceased employee is entitled to an additional Rs. 10,000 for these costs.

Confinement expenses: In the event that an insured woman or the employee's wife becomes confined and no medical services are available, confinement fees may be claimed under the ESI programme.

Eligibility Criteria for Esi Registration

Having more than 10 employees is required to be eligible for ESI registration. In some areas, businesses can register for ESI only if they have more than 20 employees. Here are some additional requirements that must be met in order to be registered for ESI.

  • The establishment has an EPFO registration.
  • The entire ESI contribution is 6.5% of the gross wage, and it is further broken down as follows: By the employer: 4.75% 1.75 percent of the staff
  • All employees making less than Rs. 21,000 per year are required to register for ESI in industrial settings where there is a risk of accident or health problems.

Process of ESI Registration

Manual registration was previously used. ESIC registration is now done entirely online. The following are the steps needed to register with ESIC:

  • A business owner must register on the ESIC website. Employers can sign up on the ESIC portal by selecting the "Employer" link. The option to log in on the home screen. Click the "Sign Up" button on the following page. Employers must complete the form's fields and hit the "Sign up" button after doing so.
  • Step 2: Confirmation email The employer will receive a confirmation email after submitting the portal sign-up form, addressed to the registered email address and mobile number provided at the time of sign-up. The email will include information on how to register as an employer and employee under the ESIC programme, including your username and password.
  • Step 3: Form 1 for Employer Registration The next step is to access the ESIC site by selecting "Employer Login" from the menu on the home page and entering the username and password you were given in the email. This will take you to a website where you can register a new employer. Go to the 'New Employer Registration' option and select it. Then, choose the "Type of Unit" option from the drop-down box and press "Submit button.” The 'Employer Registration - Form 1' will appear, and the employer must fill it out with the necessary information. The employer must fill out the Employer Registration Form-1 (ESI Registration Form) with information about their business unit, themselves, their factory or establishment, and their employees. Once the employer has filled out the entire form, he or she must press the "Submit" button. return.
  • Step 4 : Registration Fee Payment The 'Payment of Advance Contribution' page, which opens after Form-1, the ESI Registration Form, has been submitted, requires the employer to enter the amount to be paid and choose the method of payment. The advance contribution must be paid for six months by the employer.
  • Step 5: Activation letter The system-produced Registration Letter (C-11), which is provided to the employer together with a 17-digit Registration Number by the ESIC department after the successful payment of the six-month advance contribution, is generated by the system. An acceptable document that the employer is registered is the Registration Letter (C-11). An acceptable document that the employer is registered is the Registration Letter (C-11). We've included a sample of the Registration Letter (C-11) below.

Documents Required for ESI Registration

The list of supporting documents that the employer must submit with the application in order to receive ESI registration in India is as follows:

  • Shops and Establishment Acts Registration Certifica
  • Industry Act
  • Address verification for the primary place of business
  • Photocopy of a PAN card
  • (Recent) bank statement
  • Depending on the type of entity, the partnership or trust deed, the memorandum and articles of association, or both.
  • No. for the Certificate of Commencement

The computation of the contribution amount for each employee for ESI filings also requires the monthly pay sheet.

Documents Required for Start Company

  • PAN Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Bank account details
  • Bank statements/ passbook

Frequently Asked Questions

ANS. As of January 1, 2017, Rs. 21,000 per month is the current salary threshold for ESI Act coverage.

ANS.It is required under this statute for every employer to register their factory or establishment.

ANS. The unit receives a 17-digit unique identification number, or ESIC Code, after being registered under the ESIC Act.
 

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