Bio metric cards to workers of ESIC

| August 8, 2013

Bio metric cards to workers of ESIC

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-435
ANSWERED ON-07.08.2013

Bio metric cards to workers of ESIC

435 .    SHRI C.M. RAMESH

(a)whether any steps have been taken by Employees” State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to issue bio-metric cards to industrial workers to ensure proper availability of benefits to the industrial workers; and

(b)if so, the State-wise details of the number of bio-metric cards issued to industrial workers?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI KODIKUNNIL SURESH)

(a):     The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) issues two bio-metric Pehchan Cards under the IT Project ‘Panchdeep’ to the Insured Persons(IPs) covered under the ESI Scheme. One card is for use of the Insured Person and other for use by his family. The card has a unique ten-digit Insurance Number, name, date of birth, address and photograph of Insured Person and his family. The bio-metric card is used to access the central database containing all the data with family details, medical history of Insured Person (IP) and his family to ensure proper availability of benefits to Industrial workers.

(b):     State-wise details of number of Pehchan Cards issued to Industrial workers is annexed.

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