Latest minimum Wages for Esi Deduction is minimum Labour wages but for ESI Deduction it is up to Rs. 21000 is the limit , i.e. if a wages / salary is below Rs. 21000 then ESI Deduction is must.
From India, Jamshedpur
Sir, as per Rule 52 of ESI (Central) Rules, 1950, the employees getting average daily wages upto Rs.137 are not required to contribute under ESI Act, 1948. However, the employers' share of contribution is required to be paid.
From India, Noida