Govt. Schemes and Incentives

Government Schemes & Incentives


The Government has approved the Scheme of providing incentives to the employers in the expanding private sector, to promote employment of persons with disabilities. It has been decided that incentives be provided to the private sector employers.


Section 41 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and full Participation) Act, 1995 provides for incentives to employers to ensure that at least five percent of their work force was composed of persons with disabilities. 


Incentives : Payment by the Government of the employer’s contribution to the Employees Provident fund and Employees State Insurance for the first three years. The administrative charges of 1.1% of the wages of the employees covered under Employees Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions (EPF&MP) Act will continue to be paid by the employer.


The employers would submit a copy of the disability certificate, issued to the disabled employee by the Competent Authority under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and full Participation) Act, 1995 and the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and full Participation) Rules, 1996, first time when such benefit under EPF and ESI is claimed.


  • It increases your customer retention.
  • It helps in differentiating yourself  from your competitors.
  • It helps in improving your business reputation and standing.
  • It will help to generate positive publicity and media opportunities due to media interest in ethical business activities.


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