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NRL on a drive to attain 100 pc ESI compliance

By The Assam Tribune
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GUWAHATI, Jan 8 � As a responsible and caring corporate, the NRL is committed to the welfare of contract workmen employed by contractors and vendors of services and goods awarded by the company, a press release received here stated.

Towards this end, the company is on a drive to become 100 per cent ESI (Employee State Insurance) compliant. Under the scheme, all workmen employed under various contractors and workers will have their lives and those of their dependants insured. In addition, they will also be entitled to the benefits of free medical treatment in ESI hospitals in the State.

As a step in this direction, a cheque amounting to Rs 38,397 was handed over to the spouse of a deceased contract worker, late Dipak Barua, who lost his life in an accident while on duty on August 7, 2014. The cheque was handed over by the DGM (HR), NRL, AK Senapati in the presence of Bishajit Borah and Jagadish Chandra Sarma of the NRL, branch manager of the ESIC (Employee State Insurance Corporation), Numaligarh, M Haque and representatives of contract workers� unions.

At the function, the DGM (HR) offered his thanks to the ESIC for the speedy redress of the claim and requested the ESI, Numaligarh branch, to conduct regular monthly awareness meetings among contract workers to educate them on the dos and don�ts of the ESIC.

Trade union leaders Dibya Bhushan Saikia, Ram Lagan Kumar, Biman Saikia and Nripen Bora also shared their views on the benefits of the ESI scheme under implementation. The leaders expressed their satisfaction on the speedy action taken by the NRL and the ESIC to ensure that the family of the deceased lead a normal life with the dependent benefit of Rs 10,000 that would be disbursed every month.

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NRL on a drive to attain 100 pc ESI compliance

GUWAHATI, Jan 8 � As a responsible and caring corporate, the NRL is committed to the welfare of contract workmen employed by contractors and vendors of services and goods awarded by the company, a press release received here stated.

Towards this end, the company is on a drive to become 100 per cent ESI (Employee State Insurance) compliant. Under the scheme, all workmen employed under various contractors and workers will have their lives and those of their dependants insured. In addition, they will also be entitled to the benefits of free medical treatment in ESI hospitals in the State.

As a step in this direction, a cheque amounting to Rs 38,397 was handed over to the spouse of a deceased contract worker, late Dipak Barua, who lost his life in an accident while on duty on August 7, 2014. The cheque was handed over by the DGM (HR), NRL, AK Senapati in the presence of Bishajit Borah and Jagadish Chandra Sarma of the NRL, branch manager of the ESIC (Employee State Insurance Corporation), Numaligarh, M Haque and representatives of contract workers� unions.

At the function, the DGM (HR) offered his thanks to the ESIC for the speedy redress of the claim and requested the ESI, Numaligarh branch, to conduct regular monthly awareness meetings among contract workers to educate them on the dos and don�ts of the ESIC.

Trade union leaders Dibya Bhushan Saikia, Ram Lagan Kumar, Biman Saikia and Nripen Bora also shared their views on the benefits of the ESI scheme under implementation. The leaders expressed their satisfaction on the speedy action taken by the NRL and the ESIC to ensure that the family of the deceased lead a normal life with the dependent benefit of Rs 10,000 that would be disbursed every month.