Muhammad Farooq Laghari
Sindh Employees Social Security Institution


Social Security Scheme was launched on1st March, 1967, under West Pakistan Employees' Social Security Ordinance No. X of 1965, with the assistance of the International Labour Organization. The Sindh Employees' Social Security Institution (SESSI), however, came into being on 1st July, 1970 when the Scheme was reorganized on provincial basis after the dissolution of One-Unit. Initially, the Scheme was designed for coverage of textile industry workers of Karachi and Hyderabad. On getting encouraging results later on the Scheme was extended to all other industries and commercial units.SESSIis an autonomous body, the general direction and superintendence of the affairs of the Institution vest in a tripartite Governing Body. In its functioning, the Institution is guided by such instructions on questions of policy as may be given to it from time to time by the Government The main functions of SESSI is to provide medical care and cash benefits to secured workers and their dependents in the event of sickness, maternity, employment injury, death grant, disablement gratuity, disablement pension, survivors' pension and ex-gratis grant.

The main functions of Directorates are collection of Social Security Contribution, payment of Cash Benefits, Registration of employers and workers and Survey of new establishments.

The main function of Circles is to provide medical care facilities to the secured workers and their dependents through dispensaries and medical centers.

The main functions of the hospitals are to provide specialists medical care to secured workers and their dependents through OPD and IPD. Further, laboratory tests, X-ray, ultrasound, dialysis, endoscopy, etc. are performed. Necessary operative treatment also provided here.

Contact Info

  • ST-31, B-20, Block-7, F.B Area, Karachi 75950 - Pakistan
  • +92 21 363 10 400
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