ESIC to cover entire India under ESI Scheme by year-end of 2022
   Date :20-Jun-2022


THE Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) on Sunday decided its health insurance scheme ESI will be implemented throughout the country by the end of 2022.
Presently, the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Scheme is fully implemented in 443
districts and partially implemented in 153 districts. A total of 148 districts are not covered under the ESI Scheme.
The ESIC, under the chairmanship of Minister of Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav, in its 188th meeting held on Sunday has taken significant decisions to augment the medical care and service delivery mechanism across the country, a labour ministry statement said. It has been decided that the ESI Scheme will be implemented in the entire country by the end of 2022, it added.