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|
|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|
|10||Jammu & Kashmir||110.00|
|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|
The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge gave this information in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.