For registration of employees coverable under the Scheme, the Employer shall submit Employees Declaration Form (Form 1) in respect of every individual employee separately .
Procedure for Registering Employees
The monthly wage limit for coverage would be such as prescribed by the Central Govt. vide Rule 50 of ESI (Central) Rules 1950. The existing wage ceiling is Rs.10000/- p.m. (with effect from 1.10.2006). All those persons employed for wages drawing an amount within the wage ceiling employed in clerical, manual, skilled, semi-skilled, unskilled without distinguishing casual, temporary, technical & non-technical are to be covered. In respect of each of such employees a declaration (Form 1), duly filled in & signed by the employee concerned and duly countersigned by the authorized signatory of the employer is to be forwarded to the appropriate Branch Office within 10 days of employment along with two copies of family photo.
Appropriate Branch Office shall allot Insurance Numbers, which are specific in favour of the individual employee, (Male & Female employees will get separate series of Insurance Numbers) and forward to the employer, along with the Identity Card / Temporary Identity Card, Return of declaration forms etc. At the same time the office will also forward the Medical Record envelops of such Insured Persons to the respective dispensaries.
Distribute the Identity cards to individual, employees under due acknowledgement. It should be ensured that each employee signs on the card in the presence of the employer before issue of the card. Educate the employee on the benefits available under the Act & how to claim the Medical Benefits and cash benefits whenever required.