Government of Karnataka revises minimum rates of wages and VDA for the employment in Fish Catching, Fish Processing, Fish Peeling Prawns or Crab Processing and Exporting of Frog Legs

Aug 23, 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 Fish Catching, Fish Processing, Fish Peeling Prawns or Crab Processing and Exporting of Frog Legs from April 01, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

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

Ø  Workers getting wages per day and per month

a)       Project Officer, Plant in-charge, Marketing Officer, Field Officer, Engineer

b)      Cold Storage Supervisor, Processing Supervisor, Production Supervisor and other Supervisors

c)       Chemist, Technician-cum-Supervisor, Operator, Machine Operator, Process worker, Curing Operator, Grading, Heavy Duty Driver, Electrician, Carpenter, Mechanic, Boiler operator, Refrigerator Mechanic, Driver, Telephone Operator, Workers engaged in fishing with per seine net

d)      Laboratory Assistant, Processing Assistant, Constructor of water blocks, Assistants engaged in prawns seedling production, Transporters of fish seedlings and putting in ponds, pulling of nets, boat driver, light Boat driver

e)      Ice dumper, dumper, unloaders from boats, transporters to markets, salesman, workers engaged in bringing motor boats into the water and bringing back to the land, deck loader, deck unloader, fish cutters, peeling and cleaners, ice breakers

f)        Workers engaged in mixed ice and salt mixing to fish, fish drying, watchman, transportation of fish seedlings from place to place, manure fish feeders, fishing of prawns, Lakes, rivers and ponds fish, transporters, attender, vehicle cleaners, cleaners, mazdoors (working on land), scavenger

Ø  Workers getting wages Per day:

a)       Workers engaged in production of prawns in salt water

b)      Removal of weeds

c)       Workers Engaged in peeling and veining section: Big Size, Small Size, Beheading

d)      Frog Legs: Jumbo, Big Size, Medium Size, Small Size

Ø  Office Staff (Wages Per day and Per month): Manager/ Personal Officer; Assistant Manager/ Assistant Personal Manager; Accountant/ First Division Assistant/ Graduate Assisatnt/ Cashier/ Stenographer/ Computer operator/ Store keeper/ Clerk; Typist/ Data Entry Operator; Office Boy/ Peon/ watchman/ Attender/ Sweeper.

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 6205 points.


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