The E.S.I Corporation is a tripartite body and include representatives of employers and employees.  Similarly at the State level, Regional Boards are set up including representatives of employers and employees.  The functions of the Regional Board include:

1.     To make recommendations from time to time, in regard to changes which may, in its opinion, be advisable in the Act, Rules and Regulations, and forms and procedure to be  followed in the running of the Scheme. 

2.     To review from time to time the working of the Scheme in the State both on the medical side as well as Each benefit side and to advise the Corporation and the State Government on measures to improve the working of the Scheme both in regard to payment of cash benefits and administration of medical benefit. 

       The Regional Board for Orissa Region was reconstituted on 16.11.2012. Presently, Sri Prafulla Kumar Mallik, Honourable Minister, Labour & Employment, Government of Orissa, is the Chairman. Sri G.Srinivas, I.A.S, Principal Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment, Orissa, is the Vice-Chairman. The last meeting of the present Regional Board was held on 03.03.2015.

List of Members of Regional Board

Sl. No.

Name & Address

Post Held


Honourable Minister, Labour & Employment, Government of Orissa.



Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Government, Labour & Employment Deptt., Orissa



Labour Commissioner, Orissa Bhubaneswar



Director, ESI Scheme, Orissa

Member (Ex-Officio)


State Medical Commissioner, Bhubaneswar.

Member (Ex-Officio)


Sr i Suvendu Das, Vice Chairman (HRD), PPL , JN Marg ,Bhubaneswar

Employers representative.


Sri S.K.Nayak, Genertal Manager (P) Rourkela Steel Plant, Rourkela, Dist- Sundergarh

Employers Additional Representative.


Sri P.C.Panigrahi, General Manager (HRD & Admn..) Corporate Office, NALCO, Bhubaneswar

Employers Additional Representative.


Sri Sri Sivaji Pattnaik, President, CITU, Kharvela Nagar, Bhubaneswar.

Employees Representative.


Sri Bidyadhar Barik, State Working President, HMS, Qr. No. F/17, Sector-1, Rourkela 769006

Employees Additional Representative


Sri Haris Gouranga, General Secretary INTUC, PO: Nadia Barai, Dist-Kendrapara-754223.

Employees Additional Representative


Sri Ramachandra Khuntia, Hon'ble Member of Parliament (R.S.) AT: Begana, PO: Dhaneswar, Via: Korai, Jajpur, Odisha

Ex. Officio Member of ESIC residing in the state


Regional Director, ESI Corporation, Bhubaneswar

Member Secretary.