SEBI has amended the ICDR Regulation enabling employees to apply for shares beyond the specified limit of Rs. 2 lakh under employee reservation quota. SEBI has raised the limit of maximum shares that employees can bid in their Company’s IPO to Rs. 5 lakhs from existing limit of Rs. 2 lakhs with a view to increase investor base in listed companies. The application for shares of the value in excess of Rs 2 lakh shall be considered only in the event of undersubscription in the employee reservation portion. Further, the value of total allotment to an employee under the employee reservation portion, including the additional allotment shall
not exceed Rs 5 lakh.