- Under ESI Act, benefits doubled by UPA govt.. Entitlement raised to 6 months’ salary in 12 installments as against 3 months salary in 6 installments under health insurance scheme.
- Ceiling of income for coverage under EPF raised from R. 6500/- to Rs. 15000/- and minimum pension for industrial workers raised from Rs. 450/- to Rs. 1000/-. For benefit under Employee’s State Insurance Act, income ceiling raised from Rs. 15000/- to Rs. 25000/-.