The social security scheme that provides comprehensive health care to beneficiaries

Welcome to ESIC Hospital, Ezhukone

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ESIC Hospital Ezhukone was commissioned in 1974 by then Honourable Minister for Agriculture and Labour, Vakkom Purushothaman in cheerankavu village; Ezhukone panchayat ( Kollam District ) in an area spreading over 16.5 acres of land.The location is blessed with scenic beauty with serene landscape full of vegetation.
ESIC Hospital Ezhukone is a 158 bedded multispeciality hospital imparting services to beneficiaries of 13 dispensaries located in Kollam district. Health services over here cater to the needs of 1.25 lakh I-P population, majority of whom are female employees working in cashew processing units. Our Hospital was taken over by ESI Corporation on 20th April 2010 with the vision of upgrading medical infrastructure and establishing a dental college in future.

A six bedded Intensive Care Unit (ICU) was inaugurated on 21st July 2011 under Department of Medicine by Honourable Member of Parliament Mr.Kodikkunnil Suresh. We have a team of dedicated doctors from all specialities who are willing to serve the IPs (Insured Persons) round the clock providing them with high class medical facilities.

This Hospital is constructed in three blocks (A,B & C blocks), kitchen block and staff quarters
A – Block -( All O P Departments (except Dental OP) , MICU, Plaster Room, Laboratory, Casualty , ICTC, Ayurveda Unit, Hospital Pharmacy ,Registration, Security point and Male Medical Ward)
B – Block -(Administration Block , X-ray, Dental OP, TMT & ECG Room, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Medical Record on the ground floor and the Operation theatre complex, Conference Hall, Yoga Center and Cytotechnology Room on the first floor)
C – Block -( male pre/post operative surgical wards , Gynaec and OBG ward, Labour room , Neonatal Care room on ground floor , Paediatric ward, Female surgical and Medical wards on the first floor.)
Kitchen block and quarters’ for the staff members, 1 Lakh litre capacity over head water tank and a generator room also function in the campus.
This hospital was taken over by ESI Corporation on 20 /04 /2010 to run as a Multi Specialty Hospital .

Employees' State Insurance Corporation offers

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Social Security Benefits Scale of Benefits
Full medical care for self & dependents from day one. Including drugs/dressings.
Immunization, family welfare, health education services. Full preventive health care.
Sickness benefits for upto 91 days in a year. Approx 70% of the wages.
Extended sickness benefits for upto 2 years Upto 2 years for specified 34 diseases.
Temporary disablement benefits for upto 2 years. Approx 90% of the wages.
Permanent disablement benefits for life. Upto 90% of the wages.
Dependents benefits (family pension) in the event of death Min of Rs 1200 per month
Maternity benefit for upto 12 weeks Equivalent to full wages.
Conveyance allowance to PDB beneficiaries Rs 100
Funeral expenses in case of death. Upto Rs.10,000.
Vocational rehabilitation in case of disability. Free of cost.
Rajiv gandhi Shramik Kalyan Yojna. 50% of wages upto 12 months of unemployment on account of closure,
retrenchment and permanent invalidity of not less than 40% arising out of non-employment injury.
Incentive Scheme for persons with disabilities. The employers' share of contribution is paid by government for 3 years for providing employment to providing employment to persons with disabilities drawing monthly wages upto Rs.25,000/-.