Recently, ESIC enhanced benefits and relaxed eligibility conditions under RGSKY
About Rajiv Gandhi Shramik Kalyan Yojna (RGSKY)
Under the Scheme, an Insured Person/Insured Woman going out of employment after being insured three or more years due to closure of the Factory/Establishment as defined under the Industrial Disputes Act, involuntary retrenchment or permanent invalidity, are entitled to :
- Unemployment Allowance equal to 50% of the wage for a maximum period of two years and 25% of the average salary from the 13th to 24th months, subject to fulfilment of eligibility conditions.
- Medical care for self and family from ESI Hospitals/ Dispensaries during the period IP receives unemployment allowances.
- Vocational training provided for upgrading skills- Expenditure on fee/ travelling allowance borne by ESIC