Project Cost:Rs 2000 (Project Report) Rs. 2500 (Synopsis + Project)
Can Be used in: HRM
Project Report Pages: 60-70 (Soft Copy Word format)
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Short Description: AWARENESS AND EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF ESI BENEFITS (HR PROJECTS)
For all employees earning ₹21,000 (US$310) or less per month as wages, the employer contributes 4.75 percent(revised to 3% wef 1st January 2017) and employee contributes 1.75 percent(revised to 1% wef 1st January 2017), total share 4% percent. State government's share is 1/8th and that by central government is 7/8th. This fund is managed by the ESI Corporation (ESIC) according to rules and regulations stipulated there in the ESI Act 1948, which oversees the provision of medical and cash benefits to the employees and their family. ESI scheme is a type of social security scheme for employees in the organised sector.
The employees registered under the scheme are entitled to medical treatment for themselves and their dependents, unemployment cash benefit in certain contingencies and maternity benefit in case of women employees. In case of employment-related disablement or death, there is provision for a disablement benefit and a family pension respectively. Outpatient medical facilities are available in 1418 ESI dispensaries and through 1,678 private medical practitioners. Inpatient care is available in 145 ESI hospitals and 42 hospital annexes with a total of 19,387 beds. In addition, several state government hospitals also have beds for exclusive use of ESI Beneficiaries. Cash benefits can be availed in any of 830 ESI centres throughout India.
Recent years have seen an increasing role of information technology in ESI, with the introduction of Pehchan smart cards as a part of Project Panchdeep.:8 In addition to insured workers, poor families eligible under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana can also avail facilities in ESI hospitals and dispensaries. There are plans to open medical, nursing and paramedical schools in ESI hospitals.