West Bengal Government specifies minimum rates of wages in the employment of saw mill

Jul 06, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The West Bengal Labour Commissioner specifies the minimum rate of wage in the employment of saw mill in the State of West Bengal, 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. 7175.00


Rs. 8995.00

Rs. 7892.00


Rs. 9895.00

Rs. 8681.00

The classification of employees is as follows:

 Unskilled: Sawlaiman Cooly, Labour, Pankhawala Helper, Chowkidar, and Peon;

 Semi-skilled: Trollyman, Assistant Machineman, Assistant Mistry, Assistant Cutter, Assistant Engineman, Assistant Motor driver, Carpenter;

 Skilled: Machineman, Mistry, Cutter, Engineman, Motor Driver, Carpenter, Clerk, Accountant, Salesman.

[Circular No. 162/Stat/2RW/43/94/LCS/JLC]



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