Rule 56-A of ESIC Rules 1950: Draft Rules Notification – Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Amendment Rules, 2020
MINISTRY OF LABOUR OF EMPLOYMENT
New Delhi, the 27th July, 2020
G.S.R.466(E).—The following draft of certain rules further to amend the Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950 which the Central Government, after consultation with the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 95 of the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 (34 of 1948), is hereby published as required by sub-section (1) of the said section for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby and notice is hereby given that the said draft rules will be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of thirty days from the date on which the copies of the Official Gazette in which this notification is published, are made available to the public;
Any objections or suggestions, which may be received from any person in respect of the said draft rules within the period specified above, will be considered by the Central Government;
The objections and suggestions may be addressed to Shri Madan Chaurasia, Under Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Shram Shakti Bhawan, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001 (Email ID- [email protected]).
1. (1) These rules may be called the Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Amendment Rules, 2020.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their final publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950, in rule 56-A, for the words “rupees five thousand”, the words “rupees seven thousand five hundred” shall be substituted.
VIBHA BHALLA, Jt. Secy.
Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India , Part II, Section 3, Sub-section(i) vide notification
number S.R.O. 212, dated the 22nd June, 1950 and last amended vide notification number G.S.R. 638(E), dated the
6th September, 2019.
Rule 56-A of ESIC Rules 1950
56-A. Confinement Expenses. — An insured woman and an insured person in respect of his wife shall be paid a sum of rupees “five thousand” per case as confinement expenses on account of confinement expenses :
Provided that the confinement occurs at a place where necessary medical facilities under the Employees’ State Insurance Scheme are not available :
Provided further that confinement expenses shall be paid for two confinements only.