Over 16 lakh employees enrolled under the state insurance scheme in Feb 23

As per data, around 11,000 new establishments have been registered in the month of February 2023 under ESI.

   
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16.03 lakh new employees have been added under the Employees’ State Insurance Scheme (ESI Scheme) in the month of February 2023, as per provisional payroll data released by Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC).

As per data, around 11,000 new establishments have been registered in the month of February 2023 under the Employees’ State Insurance Scheme ensuring social security coverage for their employees.

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Employees up to the age group of 25 years constitute the majority of new registrations, as 7.42 lakh employees amounting to 46 per cent of the total employees added in the month belong to this age group. It shows that the youth of the nation are getting good employment opportunities in the country.

Gender-wise analysis of payroll data of February 2023 indicates the addition of 3.12 lakh female workers under the ESI Scheme. The data shows that a total of 49 transgender employees got registered under ESI Scheme in the month of February 2023. It shows that ESIC is committed to delivering its benefits to every section of society.

The payroll data is provisional since the data generation is a continuous exercise.

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