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ESIC – Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950 – Part III

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  15. Salaries, allowances and conditions of service of the Director General and Financial Commissioner. — (1)  Director General shall be in the scale of pay of Rs. 22400 — 24500 and the Financial Commissioner shall be in the scale of pay of Rs. 18400 –22400.

(2)     The Director General and the Financial Commissioner shall receive dearness allowance, city compensatory allowance, house rent allowance, travelling allowance and other allowances, at such rates, and such provident fund, leave and medical benefits as may be sanctioned for the officers of the Central Government drawing similar salary at the place where they are posted :

Provided that where the Director General or the Financial Commis­sioner is a person already in the service of the Corporation, he shall be entitled to pension, gratuity and other superannuation benefits to which he would have been otherwise entitled but for his appointment as the Director General or the Financial Commissioner :

Provided further that the pay, allowances and other conditions of service of the Director General or the Financial Commissioner, if he is a person already in the service of the Government, shall be such as may be determined by the Central Government in each individual case.

16.  Powers and duties of the Director General. — (1) The powers and duties of the Director General shall be —

(i)     to act as the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation ;

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(iii)      to convene, under the orders of the Chairman, meetings of the Corporation, the Standing Committee and the Medical Benefit Council in accordance with the Act and the Rules and to implement the decisions reached at the meetings ;

(iv)     to enter into contracts on behalf of the Corporation in accordance with the Act or the Rules or Regulations made thereunder, or the general or special instructions of the Corporation or the Standing Committee ;

 (v)     to furnish all returns and documents required by the Act or the Rules to the Central Government and to correspond with the Central Government and the State Governments upon all matters concerning the Corporation ;

(vi)     to undertake such other duties and to exercise such other powers as may from time to time, be entrusted or delegated to him.

(2)     The Director General may, with the approval of the Standing Committee, by general or special order, delegate any of his powers or duties under the Rules or the Regulations or under any resolution of the Corpora­tion or the Standing Committee, as the case may be, to any person subordinate to him. The exercise or discharge of any of the powers or duties so delegated shall be subjected to such restrictions, limitations and condi­tions, if any, as the Director General may, with the approval of the Standing Committee, impose.

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19.   Powers and duties of the Financial Commissioner. — The powers and duties of the Financial Commissioner shall subject to the control of the Director General be —

(i)      to maintain the accounts of the Corporation and to arrange for the compilation of accounts by the collection of returns from the Centres and Regions ;

 (ii)       to prepare the budget of the Corporation ;

(iii)       to arrange for internal audit of the accounts of the Centres and Regions and of the receipts and payments thereat ;

(iv)       to make recommendations for the investment of the funds of the Corporation ; and

 (v)       to undertake such other duties and to exercise such other powers as may, from time to time, be entrusted or delegated to him.

  20. Creation of posts by the Corporation. — The powers for creation of posts vested in the Corporation under sub-section (1) of section 17 of the Act shall be exercised by the Corporation in relation to posts carrying maximum scale of pay of Rs. 37,400 — 67,300 with Grade pay of Rs. 8900/-.

CHAPTER III-A

20-A.  Appeals to Medical Appeal Tribunal. — (1)  If the insured person or the Corporation is not satisfied with the decision of the medical board, the insured person or the Corporation may appeal          against such decision to the medical appeal tribunal referred to in sub-section (2) of section 54-A by presenting an application within three months from the date of communication of the said decision to the insured person or the Corporation, as the case may be :

Provided that the medical appeal tribunal may entertain an application after the period of three months, if it is satisfied that the appellant had sufficient reasons for not presenting the application within the said period.

(2)     The application, referred to in sub-rule (1), shall be in Form 2 and shall contain a statement of the grounds upon which the appeal is made.

(3)     The application may be sent to the Chairman of the medical appeal tribunal by registered post or may be presented personally.

20-B.  Appeals to Employees’ Insurance Court. — (1)  The insured person or the Corporation may appeal to the Employees’ Insurance Court by presenting an application within three months of the date of communi­cation of the decision of the medical board or of the medical appeal tribunal to the insured person or the Corporation as the case may be :

Provided that the Employees’ Insurance Court may entertain an application after the period of three months, if it is satisfied that the appellant had sufficient reasons for not presenting the application within the said period.

(2)     The rules made by the State Government in respect of the form and manner to be followed in presenting applications to the Employees’ Insurance Court, shall be applicable to the applications presented under this rule.

Related 

ESIC – Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950 – Part I

ESIC – Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950 – Part II

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