Ludhiana is one of the major Industrial centres in Punjab State where ESI Scheme was implemented w.e.f. 17.05.1953. Sub Regional Office of ESIC started functioning at Focal Point, Ludhiana w.e.f 01.05.2008. This office is catering to the largest hub of manufacturing Units consisting of Hosiery, Ready made Garments, Sewing Machines, Cycle and Cycle parts, Tools etc.. Various benefits including cash and medical treatment are being provided to more than 3 Lakh employees working in approximately 11895 Factories/Establishments.
Medical Benefits are being provided to the beneficiaries through 13 state run ESI Dispensaries, One 262 bedded Model Hospital at Bharat Nagar Chowk along with super specialty tie up with renowned institutions. Cash benefits are being disbursed through 5 Branch Offices located at various major industrial areas of the City.