ESIC Settles 3724 Maternity Benefit Claims Worth Rs. 9.3 Crore During International Women’s Day Celebration Events
New Delhi, March 10 (TNA) In tune with this year's theme for International Women's Day, 'DigitAll: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality', Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) offices/hospitals organised a week-long series of activities which included - seminar on gender sensitization, settlements of pending bills related to insured women/maternity benefit claims, special health screening for women/health check-up camps. 3724 maternity benefit claims amounting to Rs. 9.3 Crore has been processed and settled during the weeklong series of activities dedicated to celebrate International Women’s Day.
ESIC has taken initiatives for Insured Women covered under ESI Scheme recently by introducing a facility of claiming maternity benefits online for Insured Women, easing the efforts for availing the benefits by the women beneficiaries by empowering them with the help of technology. The technology enabled facilities such as Telemedicine helped women beneficiaries to avail the healthcare services from their homes.
A weeklong series of activities, aimed at encouraging women participation in all walks of life to celebrate International Women’s Day culminated with holding a seminar today at Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Headquarters, New Delhi.