West Bengal Government specifies minimum rates of wages in the employment of Wood Works and Furniture Industry

Jul 05, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The West Bengal Labour Commissioner specifies the minimum rate of wage in the employment of wood works and furniture industry, which will be effective for a period from July 01, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Categories of Employees

Monthly Minimum Rates of Wages

Zone A

Zone B


Rs. 8177.00

Rs. 7176.00


Rs. 8996.00

Rs. 7891.00


Rs. 9895.00

Rs. 8681.00

Highly Skilled

Rs. 10884.00

Rs. 9551.00

The classification of employees is as follows:

 Unskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Bearer, Van Puller;

 Semi-skilled: Assistant Carpenter, Assistant Fitter, Assistant Mistry;

 Skilled: Carpenter, Fitting Mistry, Varnishing and Polishing Mistry;

 Highly Skilled: Designer

[Circular No. 197/707/Stat/2RW/33/2016/LCS/JLC]


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