ESIC announced Key decisions at the their 185th meeting

ESIC announced Key decisions at the their 185th meeting

Key Highlights:

  • Two new 100 bedded ESIC hospitals to come up in Karnataka
  • Seven new dispensaries for Kerala
  • ‘Atal BeemitVyaktiKalyanYojana’ extended upto June 2022
  • One 30 bedded hospital at Shahjehanpur in UP approved
  • Targeted delivery of services by ensuring last mile deliveries promptly, focus of Government: Shri Bhupender Yadav

The 185th meeting of the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation(ESIC) concluded on 10th September, 2021 held at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.

Key Decisions taken:

  • approval of 5-acre land parcels for acquisition to set up new 100 bedded ESIC hospitals at Haroholli and Narsapur in Karnataka,
  • Approval to set up seven new ESIC dispensaries for Kerala among other things.
  • The ‘’Atal BeemitVyaktiKalyanYojana’ is now extended up to 30th June 2022. It is a scheme for unemployment allowance paid at 50 percent of wages for 3 months to those insured persons who lose their jobs for any reason. 
  • Whereverin-house facilities were not available in ESIC hospitals, patients would be referred to empanelled private medical service providers.
  • Wherever any ESI facility is at a distance of more than 10 km, patients can directly approach the empanelled hospitals for treatment.
  • A 30-bedded hospital was also approved for Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
  • The ESIC Dental College working from temporary structures at Rohini, in Delhi would be shifted to new building at the ESIC Hospital Basai Dara Pur campus.

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CS LALIT RAJPUT

He has contributed in ICAI, ICSI and MCCI and other various Newsletters. He is also a speaker at various platforms including seminars / webinars.

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