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Press release of GOI containing latest Minimum Wages prescribed under Minimum Wages Act, 1948 for the sectors under the jurisdiction of Central Govt. #pdf
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5/5/2016Minimum Wages    As on 01.04.2016 Name of Schedulded Employment  Category of WorkerRates of wages including V.D.A per day (in Rs.) Area AArea BArea C 1. AgricultureUnskilled234.00213.00211.00 Semi­Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory256.00236.00216.00 Skilled/Clerical278.00256.00235.00 Highly Skilled308.00286.00256.00 2. Workers engaged in Stone Mines for Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing 1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead/1.5 meters lift: (a) Soft Soil247.00 (b) Soft Soil with Rock373.00 (c) Rock494.00 2. Removal and Staking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead 1.5 metres lift 199.00 Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the stone size (a) 1.0 inch to 1.5 inches1528.00 (b) Above 1.5 Inches to 3.0 Inches1307.00 (c) Above 3.0 Inches to 5 Inches765.00 (d) Above 5.0 Inches628.00 3. Sweeping and CleaningUnskilled368.00307.00246.00 4. Watch and WardWithout Arms407.00347.00288.00 With Arms448.00407.00347.00 5. Loading and UnloadingUnskilled368.00307.00246.00 6. ConstructionUnskilled368.00307.00246.00 Semi­Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory407.00347.00288.00 Skilled/Clerical448.00407.00347.00 Highly Skilled487.00448.00407.00 7. Non­Coal Mines Above GroundBelow Ground Unskilled246.00307.00 Semi­Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory307.00368.00 Skilled/Clerical368.00429.00 Highly Skilled429.00487.00 Name of Schedulded Employment Nomenclature 1. AgricultureAgriculture 04­May­2016 17:20 IST Press Information Bureau  Government of India Ministry of Labour & Employment Minimum Wages    Under the provisions of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, both Central and State Governments are appropriate Governments to fix, review and revise the minimum wages of the workers employed in the scheduled employment consisting of agriculture and non­agricultural sector under their   respective  jurisdictions. The rates of minimum wages fixed for scheduled employments in the Central Sphere is at enlisted.                                             The range of minimum wages in the State Sphere is at enlisted. 5/5/2016Minimum Wages 2. Workers engaged in Stone Mines for Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing Workers engaged in Stone Mines for Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing 3. Sweeping and Cleaning Employment of Sweeping and Cleaning excluding Activities prohibited under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 4. Watch and WardEmployment of Watch and Ward 5. Loading and Unloading Employment in Loading and Unloading in (i) Goods Sheds, Parcel Offices of Railways; (ii) Other Goodssheds, Godowns, Warehouses etc. and;  (iii) Docks and Ports 6. ConstructionConstruction or maintenance of Roads or Runways or in Building Operations including laying down Underground Electric, Wireless, Radio, Television, Telephone, Telegraph and Overseas Communication Cables and similar other Underground Cabling Work, Electric Lines, Water Supply Lines and Sewerage Pipe Lines 7. Non­Coal MinesEmployees engaged in the employment of  Gypsum, Barytes, Bauxite, Manganese, China Clay, Kyanite, Copper,Clay, Magnesite, White Clay, Stone, Steatite (including the mines producing Soap Stones and Talc), Orchre, Asbestos, Fire Clay, Chromite, Quartzite, Quartz, Silica, Graphite, Felspar, Laterite, Dolomite, Red Oxide, Wolfram, Iron Ore, Granite, Rock Phosphate, Hematite, Marble and Calcite, Uranium, Mica, Lignite, Grave, Slate and Magnetite Mines CLASSIFICATION  OF  AREA AREA – “A” Ahmedabad(UA)Hyderabad(UA)Faridabad complex   Bangaluru(UA)Kanpur(UA)Ghaziabad  Kolkata(UA)Lucknow(UA)Gurgaon  Delhi(UA)Chennai(UA)Noida  Greater Mumbai(UA)Nagpur(UA)Secunderabad  Navi Mumbai      AREA – “B” Agra(UA)Jodhpur Jabalpur(UA) Ajmer Kochi(UA)Jaipur(UA) Aligarh Kolhapur(UA)Jalandhar(UA) Allahabad(UA)Kozhikode(UA)Jamshedpur(UA) Amravati Kota Puducherry(UA) Aurangabad(UA)Ludhiana Jalandhar­cantt.  Bareilly(UA)Madurai(UA)Dhanbad(UA) Bhavnagar Meerut(UA)Dehradun(UA) Bikaner Moradabad(UA)Durg­Bhilai Nagar (UA) Bhopal Mysore(UA)Jammu(UA) Bhubaneshwar Nasik(UA)Jamnagar(UA) Amritsar(UA)Pune(UA)Vijayawada(UA) Chandigarh(UA)Patna(UA)Vishakhapatnam(UA) Coimbatore(UA)Raipur(UA)Warangal  Cuttack(UA)Rajkot Mangalore(UA) Durgapur Ranchi(UA)Salem(UA) Gorakhpur Sholapur Tiruppur(UA) Guwahati City Srinagar(UA)Tiruchirappalli(UA) Guntur Surat(UA)Asansol(UA) Gwalior(UA)Thiruvanantapuram(UA)Belgaum(UA) Indore(UA)Vadodara(UA)Bhiwandi(UA) Hubli­Dharwad Varanasi(UA)   Area ‘C’ will comprise all areas not mentioned in this list.   NB: U.A. stands for Urban Agglomeration.    Categories  5/5/2016Minimum Wages S. No.State/UTUnskilledSemi SkilledSkilledHighly Skilled Min.Max.Min.Max.Min.Max.Min.Max. Central Sphere204.00294.00209.00353.00227.00411.00247.00467.00 1 Andhra Pradesh69.27­­­­­­858.83 2 Arunachal Pradesh150.00170.00160.00180.00170.00190.00­­ 3Assam240.00­280.00­350.00­450.00­ 4Bihar181.00197.00188.00206.00232.00251.00282.00308.00 5Chhatisgarh157.00242.00201.00247.00210.00256.00236.00266.00 6Goa215.00216.00223.00229.00227.00232.00235.00292.00 7Gujarat150.00276.00276.00284.00284.00293.00­­ 8Haryana226.40226.40231.40236.40241.40246.40251.40251.40 9 Himachal Pradesh170.00185.55180.17187.00206.52214.00227.12274.50 10 Jammu & Kashmir*150.00150.00175.00175.00225.00225.00­­ 11Jharkhand210.00225.00220.00240.00290.00335.00259.31360.00 12Karnataka198.23­­­­­­343.58 13Kerala275.46548.70­­­­­­ 14 Madhya Pradesh187.00253.00248.00339.00294.00387.00337.00389.00 15Maharashtra180.00315.49    ­­ 16Meghalaya170.00170.00181.00181.00191.00191.00212.00212.00 17Manipur122.10122.10129.97129.97132.60132.60­­ 18Mizoram220.00220.00250.00250.00310.00380.00­­ 19Nagaland115.00115.00125.00125.00135.00135.00145.00145.00 20Odisha200.00200.00220.00220.00240.00240.00260.00260.00 21Punjab267.13277.13297.13297.13331.63331.63371.33371.33 22Rajasthan166.00166.00176.00176.00186.00186.00236.00236.00 23Sikkim220.00220.00242.00242.00275.00275.00319.00319.00 24 Tamil Nadu146.00431.86­­­­­­ 25Tripura142.46346.15162.81375.00184.96403.85280.00405.42 26Uttarakhand200.00272.12231.54291.54235.31310.96249.23356.35 27Uttar Pradesh161.00262.11240.24288.32282.07322.96299.19299.19 28West Bengal211.00278.00232.00306.00255.00337.00370.00­ 29A.& N. Islands274.00285.00286.00294.00338.00363.00363.00384.00 30Chandigarh306.19306.19311.96316.00323.15332.15348.00348.00 31D & N Haveli220.80220.80227.30227.30233.80233.80­­ 32Daman & Diu268.20268.20276.20276.20284.20284.20­­ 33Delhi316.00353.00349.00390.00384.00429.00­­ 34Lakshadweep255.20255.20280.50280.20305.20305.20335.20335.20 35Puducherry55.00255.00­­­­­­ 36Telangana69.27363.26                                                                                                                           * Data is yet to be received. Figures indicate rates of wages as on 31.12.2013 in respect of Jammu & Kashmir. Rates for unskilled workers for Assam and West Bengal exclude Tea garden workers. The implementation of the Act is carried out by the Centre as well as the States in respect of their respective jurisdiction. In the Central Sphere, the enforcement is secured through the Inspecting Officers of the Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) commonly designated as Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM), the compliance in the State sphere is ensured through the State Enforcement Machinery. They conduct regular inspections and in the event of detection of any case of non­payment or under­payment of minimum wages, they advise the employers to make payment of the shortfall of wages. In case of non­compliance, penal provisions against the defaulting employers are invoked. The details of enforcement of Minimum Wages Act in Central Sphere during the years 2012­13, 2013­14, 2014­15 and 2015­16 (upto December 2015) is at enlisted. Details of Enforcement of Minimum Wages Act, 1948 5/5/2016Minimum Wages in Central Sphere Establishments   Sl. No. Particulars2012­132013­142014­152015­16 *Upto Dec, 2015 1.No. of Inspections conducted   155001309964974904 2.No. of Irregularities   1571111293416498736887 3.No. of Prosecution Launched   530751673566981 4.No. of convictions   495450742694988   Source: Office of Chief Labour Commissioner (Central), Ministry of Labour & Employment. This information given by Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.   **** AT        

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