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ESIC won ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia & Pacific 2018: Details, Highlights



ESIC won ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia & Pacific 2018: Details, Highlights

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) was awarded ISSA (International Social Security Association) ISSA Good Practice Award for Administrative Solution for Coverage Extension at Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and Pacific held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

ESIC  was awarded for its measures taken for extension of coverage Scheme for Promoting Registration of Employers and Employees (SPREE), reduced rate of contribution rates for 24 months in newly implemented areas and raising wage limit for coverage under ESI Act, etc.

Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and the Pacific is triennial (held every three year) forum that provides unique opportunities to CEOs and Managers of ISSA Member Institutions to discuss key social security challenges and share their experiences.

It is the most important social security event in the Asia-Pacific region. For this forum, ISSA invites submissions for ISSA Good Practices Award for Asia and Pacific Regions.

About Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)

ESIC is an autonomous corporation under Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, which manages employee’s state insurance i.e. self-financing social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers.

ESIC is a statutory body established under Employees State Insurance Act, 1948. It is headquartered in New Delhi.

ESIC hosts ISSA Liaison Office for South Asia in New Delhi. This liaison office coordinates with member countries and social security institutions in Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Iran on activities of ISSA related to social security.


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