Government of Karnataka revises minimum rates of wages and VDA for the employment in General Engineering, Fabrication and Allied Works

Aug 23, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The State Government of Karnataka has revised the minimum rates of wages and Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) for the employees employed in General Engineering, Fabrication and Allied Works 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, Charge man, Senior Mechanic, Senior Fitter, Senior Welder, Senior Turner, Draftsman, Computer Programmer and other highly skilled workers.

Ø  Skilled Workers: Lab Technician, Foreman Helper, Welder, Fitter, Mechanic, Turner, Machinist, Electrical Wireman, Blacksmith Carpenter, Grinder, Driller and other skilled workers

Ø  Semi-Skilled Workers: Welder Helper, Fitter Helper, Mechanic Helper, Turner Helper, Electrical Helper, Wireman Helper, Carpenter Helper, Blacksmith Helper, Grinder Helper, Driller Helper and other semi skilled workers

Ø  Un-Skilled Workers: Helper (Assistant) Loading and Unloading, Cleaners, Hamalas, Majdur and other unskilled workers

Ø  Office Staff and Drivers:

a)       Manager/ Personal officer, Marketing Manager/ Office Supervisor and similar post

b)      Senior Clerk, Cashier, Judgment writer, Stenographer, Store keeper, Receptionist and similar post

c)       Junior Clerk, Booking Clerk, Computer Operator, Typist, Telephone Operator, Data Entry Operator and similar post

d)      Attander, Watchman, Lift Operator, Office Boy, Peon, Helper/ Assistant, Dalayat, Majdur, Sweeper and similar post

e)      Heavy vehicle driver, Tractor Driver, Multi Axel and Earth Movers Drivers, Crane Vehicle Drivers, Road Roller and Construction of road related vehicle drivers

f)        Car driver, Jeep driver, Light vehicle drivers

g)       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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