Shubham GargFor protecting the interest of employees, Central Government is taking various steps in the organized sector against the events of sickness, maternity, disablement or death due to injury at employment etc. Government of India has notified many enactments for taking care of the health of the working people, out of which Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 is one of the most important Act. It was first implemented at Kanpur and Delhi on 24th February 1952 an thereafter in other States. In past few months, Government has implemented the Employees State Insurance Act 1948 in many districts of various states.

As per power conferred by sub-section (3) of Section 1 of the Employees State Insurance Act 1948, provisions of Chapter IV (except Sections 44 and 45 which already brought into force ) and Chapter –V and VI(except Sub-section (1) of Section 76 and Sections 77 ,78,79 and 81 which have already into force ) of the said act shall come into force for implementation of Employees State Insurance Act 1948 in various districts.

In following jurisdictions, Central Government has notified effective date, from which this act will be effective:-

Effective Date State Name Districts Name
1st November, 2016 Assam Biswanath,Chirang

Notification No. S-38013/40/2016-SS.I dated 28.10.2016)

1st November, 2016 Uttarakhand Tihri Garhwal, PauriGarhwal

Notification No. S-38013/41/2016-SS.I dated 28.10.2016

1st February, 2017


Assam Nalbari

Notification No. 38013/02/2017 dated 25/01/2017

1st February, 2017


West Bengal Bankura

Notification No. 38013/01/2017 dated 25/01/2017

1st March, 2017 West Bengal Birbhum, PaschimMidnapore, Burdwan, Nadia, Murshidabad

Notification  No. 38013/01/2017 dated 21/02/2017

Notification  No. 38013/01/2017 dated 02/03/2017

1st March, 2017 Himachal  Pradesh Una, Kangra ,Mandi ,Sirmaur,Shimla , Solan&Bilaspur

Notification  No. 38013/05/2017 dated 21/02/2017

1st April,2017 Chhattisgarh Koriya, Surajpur, Balrampur, Sarguja, Jashpur, Mungeli, Kabirdham (Kawardha), Bemetara, Mahasamund,    Balod,   Kanker,  Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Bastar, Dantewada,  Bijapur, Sukma

Notification No. 38013/08/2017 dated 30/03/2017 & Circular No.N 16/1/Chhatisgarh/2017-P&D dated  11.04.2017

1st April,2017 State of Jammu and Kashmir Doda,Kishtwar, Poonch, Rajouri, Ramban, Anantnag, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal,  Kulgam, Shopian, leh&Kargil

Notification No. 38013/08/2017 dated 30/03/2017 & Circular No.N-16/l/J&K/2017-P&D dated  11.04.2017

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