October saw 12L join ESIC scheme, less than in September | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Around 12.19 lakh new members joined the ESICrun social security scheme in October this year as against 13.57 lakh in the previous month, official data showed on Friday, giving a perspective on formal sector employment in the country. The latest data is part of a report released by the National Statistical Office.
Gross new enrolments with Employees’ State Insurance Corporation were 10.78 lakh in April, 8.91 lakh in May, 10.68 lakh in June, 13.40 lakh in July and 13.47 lakh in August this year, data showed. June, July and August figures show an increase in enrolments after easing of Covid-induced restrictions by states.

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