Employee State Insurance Corporation
ESIC Covid-19 Relief Scheme: Dependents of ESIC members will get a minimum pension of Rs 1800 per month on death due to Kovid-19.
New Delhi. The Employee State Insurance Corporation ie ESIC had recently approved the Kovid-19 Relief Scheme. The purpose of the scheme is to provide help to the dependents of the ESIC card holder on his death due to corona. If the insured employee under the purview of ESIC dies of corona, then his dependents will get a pension of at least Rs 1800 per month from ESIC. According to the news of ET, now the Labor Ministry has notified the Kovid-19 Relief Scheme.
These benefits will be available from ESIC Kovid 19 Relief Scheme
MK Sharma, Insurance Commissioner, Revenue and Benefits at ESIC says that the family applying under this scheme will get the salary of the deceased employee. That is, if the person contributing to the ESIC dies of corona, then the wife, children, dependent parents or siblings in his family will be paid 90 percent of the employee’s final salary every month.
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A lot of concession has been given in the eligibility of this scheme. In such a situation, the family will get the benefit of this scheme on the death of such employee for at least 70 days within a year in any company who has contributed to ESIC. Apart from this, it is necessary to be an employee of any company for three months before the employee is Kovid. During this, if he has corona and dies, then his family will be considered eligible for this scheme.