Government of Karnataka revises the minimum rates of wages and VDA for the employment in metal rolling (ferrous) industries

Aug 27, 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 employment in metal rolling and re-rolling (ferrous) industries with effect from April 01 to March 03, 2020.

The minimum rates of wages have been revised for certain class of employment:

1. Highly skilled Workers: Manager (Production), Foreman, Supervisor, Technical Supervisor, Rolling Ballet Maistry, Welding Maistry and other high skilled works 

2. Skilled workers: Electrician, Fitter, Turner, Operator, Technician, Metal Caster, Metal Roller, Shafterman, Metal welder, Welder cum Gas Cutter, Maistry, Chemist, Blacksmith, burner, Tongsman, laboratory Incharge, Iron glass Cutter and other skilled works.

3. Semi- Skilled: Laboratory Assistant, Hammer Man, Fireman and other semi-skilled works

4. Un-Skilled Workers: Greaser, Hooktnan, Loader and Unloader, Loader and bundling worker, General workers, Helper, Mill worker End cutting Cutter and other un-skilled works.

5. Office staff and Drivers:

 Manager / Personal officer, Marketing manager / office supervisor and similar post

 Assistant Manager / Assistant Personal Manager, Senior Accountant and similar post

 Senior clerk, cashier, judgment writer, stenographer, store keeper, receptionist, and similar post

 Junior clerk, booking clerk, computer operator, typist, telephone operator, data entry operator and similar post

 Attender, watchman, lift operator , office boy, peon, helper or assistant, dalayat, majdur, sweeper and similar post;

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

 Car driver, jeep driver, light vehicle drivers;

 Tum tum, three wheeler vehicle drivers.

In addition to the basic wages, all category of employees in the state will be paid V.D.A at the rate of 4 paisa per point over and above 6537 points.


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