Extension Of ESIC Scheme To The Casual/Contractual Workers Under Municipal Corporations/Municipal Bodies Under The Control Of State Government/UT Administration

Posted On - 18 October, 2023 • By - King Stubb & Kasiva

The notification dated 27.07.2023, published by the Government of Maharashtra, has extended the coverage of the ESIC (Employees’ State Insurance Corporation) Scheme to include Casual and Contractual workers employed under Municipal bodies, including Municipal Corporation (Nagar Nigam), Municipal councils, Nagar Palika, and other Urban Local Bodies governed by the State Government of Maharashtra, where ten or more persons are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding twelve months on a casual or contractual or both basis. This extension of coverage, as per Section 1(5) of the ESI Act, 1948, will be effective from 01.08.2023