Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Rates of existing Minimum Wages fixed for the Skilled, Semi –skilled and Un-skilled workers effective from 01.10.2014


d, Semi –skilled and Un-skilled workers for the Central Sphere under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 effective from 01.10.2014:-
As on 01.10.2014
Name of Scheduled Employment
Category of Worker
Rates of wages including V.D.A per day (in Rs.)
Area AArea BArea C
1. AgricultureUnskilled217197195
Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory237219200
Skilled/Clerical258237218
Highly Skilled286265237
2. Workers engaged in Stone Mines for Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead/1.5 meters lift:
(a) Soft Soil221.4
(b) Soft Soil with Rock334.57
(c) Rock443.86
2. Removal and Staking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead 1.5 metres lift176.73
Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the stone size
(a) 1.0 inch to 1.5 inches1377.35
(b) Above 1.5 Inches to 3.0 Inches1176.92
(c) Above 3.0 Inches to 5 Inches688.13
(d) Above 5.0 Inches565.08
3. Sweeping and CleaningUnskilled332276222
4. Watch and WardWithout Arms367312259
With Arms404367312
5. Loading and UnloadingUnskilled332276222
6. ConstructionUnskilled332276222
Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory367312259
Skilled/Clerical404367312
Highly Skilled439404367
7. Non-Coal MinesAbove GroundBelow Ground
Unskilled222276
Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory276332
Skilled/Clerical332386
Highly Skilled386439

Name of Schedulded EmploymentNomenclature
1. AgricultureAgriculture
2. Workers engaged in Stone Mines for Stone Breaking and Stone CrushingWorkers engaged in Stone Mines for Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing
3. Sweeping and CleaningEmployment 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 UnloadingEmployment 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. Non-Coal 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)JodhpurJabalpur(UA)
AjmerKochi(UA)Jaipur(UA)
AligarhKolhapur(UA)Jalandhar(UA)
Allahabad(UA)Kozhikode(UA)Jamshedpur(UA)
AmravatiKotaPuducherry(UA)
Aurangabad(UA)LudhianaJalandhar-cantt.
Bareilly(UA)Madurai(UA)Dhanbad(UA)
BhavnagarMeerut(UA)Dehradun(UA)
BikanerMoradabad(UA)Durg-Bhilai Nagar(UA)
BhopalMysore(UA)Jammu(UA)
BhubaneshwarNasik(UA)Jamnagar(UA)
Amritsar(UA)Pune(UA)Vijayawada(UA)
Chandigarh(UA)Patna(UA)Vishakhapatnam(UA)
Coimbatore(UA)Raipur(UA)Warangal
Cuttack(UA)RajkotMangalore(UA)
DurgapurRanchi(UA)Salem(UA)
GorakhpurSholapurTiruppur(UA)
Guwahati CitySrinagar(UA)Tiruchirappalli(UA)
GunturSurat(UA)Asansol(UA)
Gwalior(UA)Thiruvanantapuram(UA)Belgaum(UA)
Indore(UA)Vadodara(UA)Bhiwandi(UA)
Hubli-DharwadVaranasi(UA)

Area ‘C’ will comprise all areas not mentioned in this list.
NB: U.A. stands for Urban Agglomeration.

The above statement was annexed with the answers of undermentioned Lok Sabha Question:-

 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 158
ANSWERED ON 24.11.2014
UNIFORM MINIMUM WAGES
158 . Naik Prof. Seetaram Ajmeera
Singh Shri Dushyant, Birla Shri Om

Will the Minister of LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-

(a)the details of minimum wages fixed for the skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers in the country, State/UT-wise; 

(b)whether the Government proposes to introduce a uniform system by linking inflation index for fixing wage rates for the workers of unorganised sector throughout the country; 

(c)if so, the details thereof along with the status of families living on minimum wages and below poverty line in the country; and 

(d)the action taken by the Government in this regard so far?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT (SHRI BANDARU DATTATREYA) 

(a): A statement showing the rates of existing Minimum Wages fixed for the Skilled, Semi –skilled and Un-skilled workers for the Central Sphere under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 effective from 01.10.2014 is at Annexure. 

(b) to (d): In order to protect the minimum wages against inflation, Central Government has already adopted the Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) as a component of minimum wage and which is revised twice a year taking into account the rise in the Consumer Price Indices. In the Central sphere, the minimum rates of wages are revised effective from 1st April and 1st October every year. 

The details of the status of families living on minimum wages and below poverty line are not maintained by the Ministry. 

Source: LokSabha.nic.in
Annexure: http://164.100.47.132/Annexture_New/lsq16/3/au158.htm


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