Government of Karnataka revises minimum rates of wages and VDA for the employment in Handloom and Power Loom (Cotton) Industry

Aug 28, 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 employed in Handloom and Power Loom (Cotton) Industry from April 01, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

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

Ø  Weaving-Handlooms: Sarees; Dhotis; Furnishing fabrics (plain) (including bed sheets, upholstery cloth Category -I: curtain cloth, table cloth and other similar things; Shirting

Ø  Category -II: Weaving-Powerlooms: Sarees; Other than sarees

Ø  Category -III: Warping (Both Handloom and Powerloom)

Ø  Category -IV: Dye work

Ø  Category -V:

A.      Pern Winding (By hand)

B.      Per Winding/ Reeling (By machine)

Ø  Category – VI: Folder

Ø  Category – VII: Office staff: Supervisor; Accountant; Cashier; Typist/ Data Entry operator; Clerk; Watchman, Hamali

VDA: In addition to the basic wages, all Category of Employees in the state shall be paid V.D.A. at the rate of 4 Paise per point over and above 6843 points.


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