ESI launches online registration facility for workers

The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESI) has launched an online registration facility to help eligible employees and workers enrol their names to get medical and health facilities in the ESI hospitals.
The corporation which recently celebrated its 65th Foundation Day is extending additional facilities to the workers who come under ESI facility. The persons who draw up to Rs. 21,000 salary per month are eligible to get medical facilities at nominal charges.
Awareness camp

ESI Hospital Authorities organised an awareness camp on Wednesday in Nagarjuna Agrichem Private Limited, Etcherla of Srikakulam district to explain latest initiatives of the corporation. Speaking on the occasion, NACL vice-president C. Varadarajulu urged the workers not to depend on private hospitals since ESI was providing state-of-the-art facilities in its hospitals.
ESI senior manager P. Ramesh Kumar urged industries to promptly credit the amount in the corporation’s account to extend benefits to the employees. He said that the corporation had extended maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks.