No salary limit. If even one employee is getting less than 21000 the company will contribute and if no employee is eligible for contribution then company will have to register and file nil returns.
This will make establishments in Maharashtra eligible for ESIC when they have 10 employees irrespective of the salary limit. Just 10 employees direct or indirect irrespective of whatever salary you pay the establishment will have to register under ESIC.
The respective draft notification will be taken in to consideration after 23rd Aug 2019.
So Merely the from Aug paid in September this will get effective.
Draft Notification:- Maharashtra ESIC Threshold Limit Reduce from 20 to 10