With effect from 1-4-2008, the wage ceiling limit for coverage of employees with disability (PWDs) had been raised to rupees twenty five thousand a month. To encourage the employers to employ more employees with disability there is no wage ceiling for availing the ESI benefits w.e.f. 01.04.2016. The employer is exempted from payment of Employer's share of contribution on the wages paid to the employees with disability for a maximum period of 10 years from the date of commencement of the contribution period in which such employee with disability is employed. The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GOI, shall reimburse this Employer's contribution to the ESI Corporation.