The central government made a big announcement during the Corona period
The central government has announced many more measures to help the families who lost their lives due to corona. Family pension will be given under Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to the dependents of those who lost their lives due to Kovid-19.
New Delhi. The second wave of corona infection has killed lakhs of people across the country. There are many families who have lost their earning members. In such a situation, the central government has announced many more measures to help those families. Family pension will be given under Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to the dependents of those who lost their lives due to Kovid-19. The insurance benefits under the EDLI scheme have been enhanced as well as liberalized.
Those with monthly income of Rs 21,000 will get pension
The benefit of ESIC is available to those employees whose monthly income is Rs 21,000 or less. However, in case of Divyangjan, the income limit is Rs 25,000. The government said that the families of such victims can lead a life of honor and maintain a better standard of living.
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Rules will be applicable from 24 March 2020
This benefit will be deemed to be applicable from 24 March 2020 and for all such cases this facility will be available till 24 March 2022. The dependent family members of these persons would be entitled to the benefit of pension equal to 90 per cent of the average daily wage or remuneration of the employee or worker concerned as per the existing norms.
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Employees Provident Fund Organization
The insurance benefits under the EDLI scheme have been liberalized as well as enhanced. Apart from all other beneficiaries, this scheme will especially help the families of employees who have lost their lives due to COVID. The maximum sum insured benefit has been increased from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 7 lakh, while the provision of minimum insurance benefit of Rs 2.5 lakh has been restored and will be effective from February 15, 2020, for the next three years.