The Employees’ State Insurance Scheme is administered by a Corporate body called the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), which has members representing employers, employees, the Central Government, State Governments, medical profession and the Parliament.
A Standing Committee constituted from among the members of the Corporation acts as the Executive Body for the administration of the Scheme. Administration
There is also a Medical Benefit Council to advise the Corporation on matters connected with the provision of Medical Benefit.
The Director General who is the Chief Executive of the Corporation is also ex-officio member of the Corporation and of its Standing Committee.
Besides the Hqrs.Office in New Delhi, the Corporation has 23 Regional Offices and 12 sub-Regional Offices at Vijayawada, Vadodara, Surat, Hubli, Pune, Nagpur, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Noida, Varanasi and Barrackpore and 844 Local Offices and Cash offices all over the country for the administration of the Scheme.
The Medical care under the Scheme is administered by State Governments, who have the statutory responsibility in this regard, except in Delhi State and Noida area of U.P. Besides, the ESI Hospital, K.K. Nagar at Chennai, ESI Hospital, Thakurpukur at Calcutta and ESI Hospital at Nagda are also being run directly by the Corporation.