Ministry of Labour and Emplyment has increased the scope of Employee state insurance act , 1948 vide notification dated 20.04.2010.Now employee taking salary up to Rs 15000/- (increased from 10000)are covered under ESI ACT ,1948.Notification is given below.This Notification is applicable from 01.05.2010.
To be published in the Gazette of India. Part Il, Section 3, Sub-Section (i)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
New Delhi, th~~ril, 2010
G.S.R. (E)- The following draft rules further to amend the Employees' State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950 were published as required under sub-section(l) of section 95 of the Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948 (34 of 1948) in the notification of the Government of Indian in the Ministry of Labour & Employment vide No. G.S.R.164(E), dated the 26th February, 2010, in the Gazette of India, Part Il, Section 3, Sub-section (i), dated 27th February, 2010 for inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby till the expiry of the period of thirty days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India in which the said notification was published, were made available to the public;
And whereas the copies of the said Gazette were made available to the public on 27th February, 2010;
And whereas, objections and suggestions received from persons likely to be affected thereby have been considered by the Government;
Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by section 95 of the Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948, the Central Government, after consultation with Employees' State Insurance Corporation, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Employees' State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950, namely:-
1. These Rules may be called the Employees' State Insurance (Central) Amendment Rules, 2010.
2. These shall come into force from the l " day of May, 2010.
3. In the Employees' State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950, in Rule 50, for the words "ten thousand", wherever they occur, the words "fifteen thousand" shall be substituted.
[F. No. S-38025/04/2010 -SS-I]
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