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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1351
ANSWERED ON:  25.11.2019
Medical Insurance to Pensioners of EPFO
Rajan Baburao Vichare
Will the Minister of



LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-


(a)whether the Government proposes to provide the pensioners of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) with Medical Insurance through the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation;
(b)if so, the details thereof; and
(c)if not, the reasons therefor?



ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)


(a) to (c): Yes, Sir. The Government proposes to extend medical benefits to Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS) 1995 pensioners drawing minimum pension upto Rs. 1000/- per month under EPS, 1995 and residing in Delhi through a pilot scheme. However, no final decision has been taken.

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