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    What is Temporary Disablement Benefit ?

    It is a periodical payment to an insured person suffering from disablement as a result of employment injury for the period of abstention from work certified by an authorized Medical Officer. The salient features and scale of benefit are as follows :-

    • From the very first day of entering into insurable employment, the insured person is entitled to this benefit irrespective of having paid any contribution
    • Temporary Disablement Benefit is payable to the insured person after the accident is accepted as employment injury
    • The benefit is payable as long as the temporary disablement lasts and is duly certified.

    The quantum of benefit is 90% of average daily wages.