ESIC to expand its reach in over 750 districts of country: Labour Minister

The 350 bedded hospital will be spread over 9.5 acres and would entail an expenditure of Rs 500 crore

Bhupender Yadav
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Bhupender Yadav (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Shiva Rajora New Delhi
Speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony on Monday of the 350 bedded Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) hospital in Sanand, Gujrat, Union Minister for Labour & Employment, Bhupender Yadav said that his ministry has resolved to expand ESIC’s reach in over 750 districts of the country. 

“Under the ESIC scheme, there are 3 crore ninety lakh families and 12 crore beneficiaries.  Our presence is visible in 598 districts across the country and in the 75th year of  ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the Ministry has resolved to expand ESIC’s reach in over 750 districts of the country”, the minister said.

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First Published: Sep 26 2022 | 11:17 PM IST

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