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ESIC scheme adds 11.55 lakh new members in January 2021

 New Delhi,26 March 2021 (PTI)The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) recorded a little over 11.55 lakh new subscribers in January 2021 as against 12.22 lakh in the previous month.

According to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the total “number of newly registered employees & paying contribution during the month” with the ESIC in January was 11,55,451 compared with 12,22,457 in December, 2020.

The lowest addition was in April last year at 2,63,319. In November, the number was at 9,52,892. According to the NSO data, enrolments of new subscribers with ESIC were 1.51 crore in 2019-20, compared to 1.49 crore in 2018-19. During September 2017 to March 2018, around 83.35 lakh new subscribers had joined the ESIC scheme.

“During September, 2017 – January, 2021; 4,75,00,186 new subscribers joined the ESI scheme,” it said.