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enhanced sickness BENEFITS

It was introduced w.e.f 1.8.1976 as an incentive to IPs/IWs for undergoing Vasectomy /Tubectomy. Insured Persons eligible to ordinary sickness benefit are paid enhanced sickness benefit at double the rate of sickness benefit i.e., about full average daily wage for undergoing sterilisation operations for family welfare. Duration of enhanced Sickness Benefits is upto 7 days in the case of Vasectomy and upto 14 days in the case of the Tubectomy from the date of operation or from the date of admission in the hospital as the case may be. The period is extendable in case of post operative complications.