The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation has reiterated through office circular dated November 6th, 2023 bearing No.: P-11/12/Misc./SST Misuse/2019-Rev-II that, in compliance with extant guidelines for registration of employees, the employer is required to submit relevant reply/records within 15 days of issue of show cause notice in the prescribed proforma to the concerned authority. After verifying the records, the authority can accept the date of appointment declared by the employer. Accordingly, the employer can file contributions of the employees from the date of appointment. All cases where the employer has submitted a request with requisite documents may be processed within 7 days.