ESI department has increased the limit of salary of employees which must be covered under ESI Act. earlier the limit was 10000 but with a notification dated 20-4-2010 ESI department has increased its scope as well as power to increased it to 15000. This rule will come in effect from 01-05-2010.
Full Notification is as under
To be published in the Gazette of India. Part Il, Section 3, Sub-Section (i)]
And whereas the copies of the said Gazette were made available to the public on 27th February, 2010;
And whereas, objections and suggestions received from persons likely to be affected thereby have been considered by the Government;
Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by section 95 of the Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948, the Central Government, after consultation with Employees' State Insurance Corporation, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Employees' State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950, namely:-
1. These Rules may be called the Employees' State Insurance (Central) Amendment Rules, 2010.
2. These shall come into force from the l " day of May, 2010.
3. In the Employees' State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950, in Rule 50, for the words "ten thousand", wherever they occur, the words "fifteen thousand" shall be substituted.
[F. No. S-38025/04/2010 -SS-I]