Dr. Rajendra Kumar assume charge as the Director General of ESIC
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Senior IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, Dr. Rajendra Kumar, took over the charge of Director General of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) on 4 October 2022.
The ESIC comes under the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment.
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)
It was set up under the Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948. It comes under the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment.
The ESIC was set up to administer a health insurance scheme for the workers and their dependents.
It also has hospitals in India where medical facilities are provided to eligible workers and their families.
The Scheme was started in New Delhi and Kanpur on 24th February 1952.
24 February is observed as ESIC day.
Headquarters: New Delhi
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