New Delhi ESIC Unemployment Benefits. In the Corona era, where the country’s economy has become derailed, on the other hand many people have also lost their jobs. But if you are an industrial worker and have lost your job during the Corona period, then the Employees Insurance Corporation has decided to give unemployment benefits for one more year for such workers. Recently Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has made a big announcement in this regard.
Earlier this scheme was applicable till 30 June 2021.
Significantly, ESIC had earlier announced that industrial workers who lost their jobs would be given benefits till 30 June 2021, but now ESIC has extended this deadline to 30 June 2022. The benefits offered by ESIC are aimed at providing financial assistance to the workers who have lost their jobs in this difficult phase. A decision in this regard has been taken recently in the board meeting of ESIC. ESIC board member Amarjeet Kaur has informed that this decision will benefit such account holders of ESIC who have lost their jobs during the Corona period.
On the other hand, Union Labor and Employment Minister Bhupendra Yadav has informed that ESIC workers/customers, who have lost their jobs due to Corona pandemic, get 50 per cent unemployment allowance of three months’ salary as per the prescribed provisions.
Apply like this to get benefits
The eligible account holders under these schemes can approach the nearest office of ESIC. It is to be noted here that the applying employee is not required to provide information about his/her past workplaces or organizations to avail the benefits. So far, more than 50 thousand workers have been benefited under this scheme in the country.