Updated list of notified districts under ESIC Scheme

State wise updated list of notified districts under ESIC 2.0 as on 06.10.2022*

Applicability of ESIC. Notified district under ESIC
ESIC department has issued Circular No. X-11/14/6/2015-P&D dated 06/10/2022 [ Web File 11244/2022] wherein updated list of notified districts under ESIC scheme released. 

Notified districts under ESIC

The ESI Scheme is now notified 598 Districts in 35 States and Union Territories (except Lakshadweep Island), which include 450 fully notified districts and 148 partially notified districts where scheme is notified in Districts Headquarters Area & in Prominent Industrial Centers Under Section 1(3) of ESI Act, 1948.

ESIC Applicability in the state of Maharashtra:

The Government of Maharashtra vide notification No. ESIC 2015/C.R. 150/RAKAVI-2 has approved the notification dated 10th September 2020. As per the notification, the act shall extend to Shops, Hotels, Restaurants, Road Motor Transport Establishments, Cinema including preview theatres, Newspaper establishment as defined in Section 2 of the Working Journalists (Condition of Services) and Miscellaneous Provision Act, 1995, wherein TEN (10) or more person are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding twelve months.

The wage limit for coverage under the Act effective from 01.01.2017 is Rs.21,000/- per month. I.e. Every person having monthly wages 21,000/- or less eligible for ESIC monthly contribution. [(Rs.25,000/- per month in the case of Persons with Disability)]. 

ESIC Rate of contribution (w.e.f. 01.07.2019): 
  • The employee's contribution rate is 0.75% of the wages and 
  • employer's contribution is 3.25% of the wages
paid/payable in respect of the employees in every wage period.

Here is the updated list of implemented and non-implemented areas under ESIC as on 06/10/2022:
*Article dated 12/04/2022 updated on 06/10/2022

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