The Ministry of Labour and Employment has issued Draft Employees' State Insurance (Central) Amendment Rules, 2022 to further amend Employees’ State Insurance
(Central) Rules, 1950.
The proposed amendment to make following changes to the rules:
- A Person appointed before 01.04.2020 shall be qualified to claim sickness benefit for benefit period, January 2021-June 2021 in respect to contribution payable for certain time period,
- An Insured Women shall be eligible to claim maternity benefit for a confinement occurring or expected to occur in the benefit period January 2021-June 2021 in respect to contribution payable for certain time period.
Any objections/suggestions to be submitted to the concerned authorities within thirty days from the date of this notification published in the gazette as specified in the said notification.