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 TerritoriesRange of Minimum Wage for Unskilled Workers (In Rs. Per day)
 Central Sphere*156.00 – 256.00
State Sphere
1Andhra Pradesh*68.96 -231.71
2Arunachal Pradesh134.62 – 153.85
3Assam*66.50 – 100.00
4Bihar*138.00 – 144.00
5Chhattisgarh*104.60 – 151.04
6Goa150.00 – 157.00
7Gujarat*100.00 – 169.00
8Haryana*173.19
9Himachal Pradesh110.00
10Jammu & Kashmir110.00
11Jharkhand*127.00
12Karnataka*82.57 – 227.89
13Kerala*110.00 – 322.10
14Madhya Pradesh*119.00 – 169.03
15Maharashtra*95.65 – 248.15
16Manipur122.10
17Meghalaya100.00

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

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