ENHANCED SICKNESS BENEFITS
What is enhanced sickness benefit and who can be availed?
To promote the norms of small family, this cash benefit is paid to the insured person for undergoing vasectomy/tubectomy operation. The eligibility criteria and scale of benefit are :-
- Should have paid contributions for not less than 78 days in the corresponding contribution period.
- Benefit payable for 14 days for tubectomy and 7 days for vasectomy.
- For post operative complications of tubectomy, benefit can be extended by the appropriate authority beyond 21 days.
- Benefit is payable @ 100% of average daily wages