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ESI Coverage: Increase in No. of Insured Persons (2015-16 to 2018-19)

As on 1st January, 2017, Government had increased wage limit for coverage of employees under the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Act, 1948 from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 21,000 per month.

Consequently, the number of Insured Persons has increased as following:

Year
No. of Insured Persons (In Crores)
2015-16
2.13
2016-17
3.19
2017-18
3.43
2018-19
3.49


This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today(24-July-2019).


Source: Ministry of Labour & Employment

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