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Admission of Ward of Insured Persons (IPs) in UG Course (MBBS / BDS) for the Academic Year 2018-19.    ESI Regulation 31 is now amended. Last date for payment of ESI contribution is now 15th day of the following month.    MONTHLY WAGE CEILING FOR ESI COVERAGE IS INCREASED FROM RS.15,000/- TO RS.21,000/- W.E.F 01-01-2017 *    MATERNITY BENEFIT IS INCREASED TO 26 WEEKS NOW *    Employer are to issue e-pehchan cards to their employees covered under ESI Act. Employees facing any inconvenience in getting e-pehchan card may contact the nearest ESIC Office.
The ESI Scheme was first implemented in the State of Tamil Nadu in Coimbatore and its suburbs on 23rd January, 1955 followed by Chennai and its suburbs in November 1955 and Tirupur in November 1958. The Scheme was slowly and steadily implemented in other industrial centres all over the State over a period of time and by now all important centres where employee population exceed 1000 or more have been covered. Coimbatore is one of the most industrialized cities in Tamil Nadu. It is known as the textile capital of South India or the Manchester of South India.

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