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ESIC scheme adds 11.58 lakh new members in February 2021


  • Around 11.58 lakh new members joined the ESIC-run social security scheme in February 2021 as against 11.78 lakh in the previous month, official data showed on 23 April, giving a perspective on formal sector employment in the country.
  • Gross new enrolments with the Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) were 8.87 lakh in June 2020, 4.89 lakh in May and 2.63 lakh in April, showing the increase in enrolments after easing of the lockdown, the latest data showed.