Unemployment Allowance Scheme RAJIV GANDHI SHRAMIK KALYAN YOJANA
RAJIV GANDHI SHRAMIK KALYAN
The ESI Scheme has introduced a scheme of unemployment allowance to the IPs who
have been rendered unemployed involuntarily due to closure of the factory /
establishment , retrenchment or permanent invalidity arising out of
non-employment injury w.e.f. .
Affected IPs and their families will also be entitled to medical care from ESI
Dispensaries / hospitals during periods of unemployment allowance.
Kinds of employment covered under the scheme
Unemployment which arises due to following reasons shall be covered under the
Retrenchment as defined in
the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
Closure of the factory /
establishment as defined in the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
Permanent invalidity not
less than 50% arising out of non-employment injury. (The
invalidity should be duly certified by a Medical Board constituted by the
Central or State Government)