Government of Karnataka revises minimum rates of wages and VDA for the employment in Plywood Manufacturing Establishments

Aug 13, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The State Government of Karnataka has revised the minimum rates of wages and Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) for the employees employed in Plywood Manufacturing Establishments from April 01, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

The Categories of Employment for minimum rates of wages per month are as under:

Ø  Highly Skilled Workers: Workshop mechanic, Operators, Turners and moulders, Peeling Leather operators, Blacksmith, Boiler charge man, senior operators, electricians, carpenters grade-I and other highly skilled workers.

Ø  Skilled workers: Cross cutting veneers, assemblers, carpenters grade-II and other skilled workers.

Ø  Semi-skilled workers: Table off bearers in peeling machines, veneer trating operator, clippers, slicer operators, joint operators, off bearers in the driver machine, sorters, glue mixers, press operators, sanding operators, trimmers, plate boilers, plate loaders, plate unloaders, polishers, sanders, fireman and semi-skilled workers.

Ø  Un-skilled Workers: Mazdoors, logs lifters, log stockers, waste removers and other un-skilled workers.

Ø  Office Staff and Drivers:

a)      Manager/ Personal officer, marketing manager/ office supervisor and similar post;

b)      Assistant manager/ assistant personal manager, senior accountant and similar post;

c)       Senior clerk, cashier, judgment writer, stenographer, store keeper, receptionist and similar post;

d)      Junior clerk, booking clerk, computer operator, typist, telephone operator, data entry operator and similar post;

e)      Attender, watchman, lift operator, office boy, peon, helper/assistant, dalayat, majdur, sweeper and similar post;

f)       Heavy vehicle driver, tractor driver, multi axel and earth movers drivers, crane vehicle drivers, road roller and construction of road related vehicle drivers;

g)      Car driver, jeep driver, light vehicle drivers

h)      Tom Tom, three wheeler vehicle drivers

VDA: In addition to the basic wages all category of Employees in the State will be paid VDA at the rate of 4 Paisa per point over and above 6537 points.


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