• Mar
  • 23
  • 2012

Minimum rates of wages under Minimum Wages Act, 1948

Minimum rates of wages under Minimum Wages Act, 1948 in different States/Union Territories

 Proposal to Amend Minimum Wages Act

The Government is in the process of consulting various stake holders and is yet to take a final decision on the proposal for amending the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and fixing a statutory National Floor Level Minimum Wage.

On the basis of the information available, a statement showing the range of minimum rates of wages under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 in different States/Union Territories is given below:-

RANGE OF MINIMUM WAGES FOR UNSKILLED WORKERS

IN DIFFERENT STATES/UNION TERRITORIES.

Sl.No. States/Union Territories Range of Minimum Wage for Unskilled Workers (In Rs. Per day)
 Central Sphere* 156.00 – 256.00
State Sphere
1 Andhra Pradesh* 68.96 -231.71
2 Arunachal Pradesh 134.62 – 153.85
3 Assam* 66.50 – 100.00
4 Bihar* 138.00 – 144.00
5 Chhattisgarh* 104.60 – 151.04
6 Goa 150.00 – 157.00
7 Gujarat* 100.00 – 169.00
8 Haryana* 173.19
9 Himachal Pradesh 110.00
10 Jammu & Kashmir 110.00
11 Jharkhand* 127.00
12 Karnataka* 82.57 – 227.89
13 Kerala* 110.00 – 322.10
14 Madhya Pradesh* 119.00 – 169.03
15 Maharashtra* 95.65 – 248.15
16 Manipur 122.10
17 Meghalaya 100.00

The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge gave this information in a written reply  in  Rajya Sabha today.


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