Regional Office Profile

The imperial scheme of social security in the name of Employees’ State Insurance was introduced on 2-10-1966 in the Union Territory of Puducherry. At present the employees working in coverable units whose wages within wage ceiling of Rs. 15,000/- per month, avail generally both the kind and cash benefits being offered under the Scheme. The Scheme now stands fully implemented in the entire Union Territory. In this State the Deputy Director (ESI Scheme), Government of Puducherry is looking after the medical arrangements. The disbursement of cash benefits is made through the four Branch Offices and one Pay Office of ESI Corporation. The functioning of these Branch Offices, Pay Office is monitored by the Regional Office. Regional Office engages in identifying the employer / coverable units, all coverable employeess into the social security umbrella and successfully implements the scheme. Educational Institutions which attract coverage as per Sec.1(5) have been brought under the fold of ESI Scheme with effect from 12.7.2005. This will add a new feather in the crown of ESIC, particularly in the achievement of Puducherry Region.


Formation of Separate Regional Office

The Standing Committee of the ESI Corporation, in its meeting held on 23-6-2003, passed a Resolution for setting up of a separate Regional Office for the U.T. of Puducherry. It was mentioned in the Agenda that such a step would “bring better results in terms of provision of benefits for the insured persons and better services to the employers”.

On the basis of the said resolution, a new Regional Office came into existence on 4-8-2003. It was initially functioning from the Regional Office, Chennai. With effect from 1-12-2003, it is functioning from Puducherry.

The Cash benefits payable under the scheme are being made through one Pay Office and four Branch Offices. The address of Regional Office, Branch Offices and Pay Office are given below:-

Address of Regional Office Address

Regional Office : Puducherry Employees State Insurance Corporation,
Door No.178, 100 Feet Road,
(Opp. to Regional Transport Office),
Ansari Duraisamy Nagar,
Mudaliarpet, Puducherry - 605 004,

0413-2357642

Fax: 0413-2357662

Address of Regional Office Address Phone No.

1

Branch Office : Puducherry
ESI Corporation
ESIC Complex
Bouvankare Street
Mudaliarpet, Pondicherry - 605 004

0413-2357867

2

Branch Office : Gandhi Nagar
ESI Corporation
ESIC Complex
Gandhi Nagar
Puducherry 605 009

0413-2276774

3

Ariyankuppam
42, Sadai Gounder Street
Ariyankuppam
Puducherry-605007

0413-2601905

4

Branch Office : Karaikal
ESI Corporation Floor,
Housing Board Complex
Bharathiar Road
Opp. Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College
Thalatheru P.O
Karaikal-609605

04368-230095

5

Branch Office : Thirubhuvanai
ESI Corporation,
No. 1/104, 1st floor,
AKDS Complex,
NH-45-Pondy-Villupuram road,
Thiruvandar Koil,
Puducherry-605102

0413-2641442

6

Branch Office :Villianure
ESI Corporation
Plot No:2, First floor
Padmini Nagar ,
Main Road ,
Puducherry-605110

0413- 2660144

Medical Infrastructure

In the U.T. of Puducherry, the Deputy Director of Health and Family Welfare Services under the Health and Labour Department overseas the working of the ESI Scheme. The medical benefits are provided through the following dispensaries and hospital:-

List Of ESI Dispensaries

S.No Name & Address of Dispensary Phone No.

1

Mudaliarpet
ESIC Complex
Bouvankare Street
Mudaliarpet,Puducherry-605 004

0413-2357086

2

Gandhi Nagar
ESIC Complex
Gandhi Nagar
Puducherry-605 009

3

Ariyankuppam
42, Sadai Gounder Street
Ariyankuppam
Puducherry-605007

0413-2601905

4

Kirumambakkam Nagappan Road Kirumambakkam Puducherry

0413-2611186

5

Muthialpet No. 1, Thibesaiampettai Street
Muthialpet
Puducherry-605003

0413-2236449

6

Muthiraiarpalayam
Bajanai Madam Street
Muthiraiarpalayam
Puducherry-605009

0413-2272827

7

Puducherry
54, 54, Thambunaicker Street
Puducherry-605001

0413-2336223

8

Reddiyarpalayam
27, First Main Road
Perumalraja Park
Reddiyarpalayam
Puducherry

0413-2290117

9

Sedarapet
No. 14, south Street
Sedarapet
Puducherry

0413-2677030

10

Thirubhuvanai
PHC Building
Thirubhuvanai
Puducherry

0413-2640672

11

Villianur 13, II Cross Street
Vasantha Nagar
Villianur
Puducherry

0413-2666316

12

Nedungadu
149, Kamaraj Road
Nedungadu
Karaikal

04368-261202

Address Of The Hospital

Address of Hospital Phone no.

ESI Hospital
Gorimedu
Puducherry-605006

0413-2272123

Super Specialty Treatment

The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation in order to provide quality services to its insured persons and their family members has approved a Scheme to provide cashless / hassle free Super Specialty Treatment. With a view to provide such cashless hassle free treatment to the beneficiaries of the ESI Scheme of Puducherry and Karaikal. The State Medical Commissioner, Regional Director, ESIC, Puducherry has entered into a tie-up with private medical institutions.

  1. Services to the beneficiaries on Super Specialty Medical Care on cashless basis./li>
  2. Services to the beneficiaries referred by the authority competent for the purpose.
  3. The composite package of medical treatment which exclude diet, telephone, tonics and cosmetics.

For availing this cashless hassle free Super Specialty Services the Insured Persons shall satisfy,-

  1. The eligibility and the qualifying conditions for claiming super specialty benefits and to produce certificate from the competent authority.
  2. The production of a valid letter of referral issued by the Medical Superintendent, ESI Hospital, Gorimedu, Puducherry to the empanelled private hospitals.

The medical bills shall be directly sent by the treating hospital to the MS, ESI Hospital, Puducherry who will verify the credentials and forward the case papers to the SMC, ESIC, Chennai (address given below) and the bills will be settled direct to the empanelled private hospital by the Regional Office, Puducherry.

The entire expenditure on these Super Specialty Treatments shall be borne entirely by the ESI Corporation.

State Medical Commissioner

Address Phone no.

Dr. Kuppusami Sakthi Vadivelu
State Medical Commissioner(Puducherry)
ESI Corporation,
178, ansari duraisamy nagar,opp to R.T.O.office,,
Puducherry-605 004

0413-2353772

Earlier, the administrative activities of the Puducherry Region were monitored by the Regional Directors of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh Regions because of the geographical accessibility of the centers implemented. The present Regional Office looks after the needs of the Puducherry & Karaikal areas. Mahe area is looked after by Regional Office, Kerala and Yanam area is looked after by Sub- Regional Office, Vijayawada.