ESI Online Payment of Contribution

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is one of the major social security plans in India, the other being Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO). Government of India enacted the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 (ESI Act) to set up Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). ESIC covers low-earning employees providing them with basic healthcare and social security schemes. Originally aimed at factory workers, the coverage is being gradually extended to include greater parts of the population, e.g. employees in hospitals, educational institutions, Hotel, Restaurants, Cinemas, Newspaper establishment, Shop, etc. Employees drawing wages up to Rs. 15000/- a month are covered under the Act whereas for permanently disabled employees wage ceiling is Rs. 25000/- per month.

The Employees’ State Insurance Scheme provides comprehensive medical care in the form of medical attendance, treatment, drugs and injections, specialist consultation and hospitalization to Insured Persons, their family and also to their dependants.

ESI Online Payment

ESI (Employees' State Insurance) Corporation allows online payment of contributions through system generated challans.

You have to open the ESIC website in either Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. There you will have a link 'Pay e-challan' which you can click to proceed for online payment of Monthly Contribution. If you want a step-by-step guide of online payment then check the below guides for help:

ESIC: User Manual for Pay e-challan
IT Rollout in ESIC

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