ESIC draws plan to cover 10 crore formal sector workers by 2022

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State health insurer Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has given its in-principal approval to cover 10-crore formal sector workers under its programme “Vision 2022” that envisages expansion of ESI scheme to every district of the country.

The decision was taken at its 173rd meeting held on February 16, 2018 under the Chairmanship of Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar, a labour ministry statement said today.