West Bengal Government specifies minimum rates of wages in the employment of plastic industry

Jul 08, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The West Bengal Labour Commissioner specifies the minimum rate of wage in the employment of plastic industry 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: Cooly, Helper, Peon;

 Semi-skilled: Assistant moulder, Assistant Fitter, Assistant Punchingman, Assistant Cuttingman, Assistant Mistry and Durwan;

 Skilled: Moulder, Fitter, Michineman, Punchingman, Cuttingman, Mistry, Clerk and Typist.

The minimum rates of wages and Variable Dearness Allowance, if any, both constitute the minimum rates of wages and shall be enforceable under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948.

[Circular No. 176/Stat/2RW/44/94/LCS/JLC]


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