Maharashtra Lockdown 2.0

Effective from 5th April 8:00 PM onwards till 30th April 11:59 PM
-A night curfew will be imposed between 8pm and 7 am during which only essential services will be allowed to operate.

-Prohibitory orders issued under section 144 will be enforced during the daytime during the week.

– Maharashtra will be under a complete lockdown on weekends from Friday 8pm to Monday 7am.

-Theatres and multiplexes have been ordered to remain closed while film and television shootings will continue if there is no crowding, Nawab Malik said, adding, parks and playgrounds will also be closed.

– Shopping malls, bars, restaurants, small shops will be open only for take-aways and parcels

-While there are no restrictions on traveling in trains, buses, taxis, and autos, they will operate at 50% of their capacity.

-Government offices will be allowed to operate at 50% of their capacity while private offices will have to allow their employees to work from home. Essential services like banks and power supply offices will be allowed to operate.

– All Private office to remain closed

-Industries and production sector, vegetable markets will function with Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs), and construction sites will operate if there is an accommodation facility for workers.

Benefits of ESIC

Hi all

We all know that 4% of the eligible employee’s gross salary goes to ESIC but do we know the benefits?

The 5 key benefits are as

  • Medical benefit
  • Sickness benefit
  • Maternity benefit
  • Disablement benefit &
  • Dependent benefit

A few other benefits are

  • ESIC – Ayushman Bharat Convergence
  • Funeral expense
  • Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Old age medical care
  • Rajiv Gandhi Shramik Kalyan Yojana

I am attaching a Presentation that informs about benefits of ESIC in simplified manner. Please do share your feedback about the article and also inform if you have any query related to ESIC.

Draft Of The Occupational Safety, Health & Working condition (Madhya Pradesh) Rules, 2021

Attached is the draft of the Rules proposed by the state of Madhya Pradesh under the Code for The Occupational Safety, Health & Working condition 2020 for objection and suggestion. Objection or suggestion, if any, may be addressed to Deputy Secretary to the Government of Madhya Pradesh, Ministry of Labour Vallabh Bhavan, Bhopal or by email to and