* The “Second Appointed Day” was 5th April, 1976. On this date, all self-employed persons were brought into the Scheme. Massive registration drives took place and monthly contributions became payable from this group.
* The “Declared Day” was 1st November, 1980. This is when payments of Industrial Benefits to injured employed persons, were introduced. The provisions of the Workmen’s Compensation Act, were repealed.