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hryesi.gov.in: Employee State Insurance

ESI Scheme is a social security scheme based on social insurance .The promulgation of Employee’s State Insurance Act, 1948 envisaged an integrated need based social insurance scheme that would protect the interest of workers in contingencies such as sickness, maternity, temporary or permanent physical disablement resulting in loss of wages or earning capacity and death due to employment injury. The Act also guarantees reasonably good medical care to workers and their immediate dependants. Under this scheme the responsibility of the State Govt.