The Employees’ State Insurance Scheme is administered by a corporate body called the ESI Corporation.
The Corporation is the highest policy making and decision taking authority under the ESI Act and oversees the functioning of the Scheme. The Corporation meets periodically to conduct business as may be required to regulate the functioning of the Scheme.
Constitution of Corporation
This apex body is constituted and notified by the Central Government for a four year term and represents various interest groups comprising employees, employers, the Central and State Governments besides the parliament and medical profession. Union Minister of Labour functions as the Chairman of the Corporation whereas, Director General ESIC, is also an ex-officio member of the Corporation.