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1056. 

According to report titled 'Payroll Reporting in India: An Employment Perspective-March 2020' how many new members joined the ESIC-run social security scheme in March 2020?

[A]. 5.21 lakh
[B]. 8.21 lakh
[C]. 11.83 lakh
[D]. 9.83 lakh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) in a report titled 'Payroll Reporting in India: An Employment Perspective-March 2020' stated that around 8.21 lakh new members joined the ESIC-run social security scheme in March 2020, against 11.83 lakh in February 2020. The NSO data included the payroll data of the Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC).

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