Government of Karnataka revises minimum rates of wages and VDA for the employment not covered under any schedule Employments

Aug 22, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The State Government of Karnataka has revised the minimum rates of wages and Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) for the employees not covered under any schedule Employments 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: Supervisor (Shift/ Works/ Technical), Foreman, Plant in Charge, Charge man, Senior Mechanic, Senior Fitter, Senior Welder, Senior Turner, Draftsman, Computer Programmers, Chemist, Senior Operators, Analyst, Carpenters 1st Group and other highly skilled workers

Ø  Skilled Workers: Lab Technicians, Assistant Foreman, Welder Fitter, Mechanic, Turner, Machinist, Turner, Machinist, Electrical Wireman, Carpenter, Blacksmith, Grinder, Driller, Mason, Carpenter 2nd Group, Fuel Man, and other skilled workers

Ø  Semi-skilled Workers: Assistant Welder, Assistant Fitter, Assistant Mechanic, Assistant Turner, Assistant Electrical, Assistant Wireman, Assistant Carpenter, Assistant Driller, Fireman, Lab Assistant, Assistant Chemist, Junior Technician, Junior Supervisor, Store Assistant, Assistant Process Chemist, Trainee Operator, D.G. Operator and other semi-skilled  workers

Ø  Un-Skilled Workers: Helper (Assistant), Loading and Unloading, Cleaners, Hamalas, Majdur, Gardners 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)      Tum Tum, Three-Wheeler vehicle drivers

VDA: In addition to the basic wages, all Category of Employees in the State shall be paid VDA at the rate of 4 Paise per point over and above 6537 points.


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