Government of Karnataka revises the minimum rates of wages and VDA for the employment in sugar industries

Aug 29, 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 sugar 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: Foreman, Mechanical supervisor and other highly skilled work

2. Skilled workers: Panman, Mechanic, Chemist, Crane Crusher Driver, Machine driver, Setting Man, Welder, Electrician, Carpenter, Turners, Furnace Repairer, Fitter, Boiler in Pan's and other skilled work.

3. Semi - Skilled: Field man, Sulpher man,  Sulpheration, Sulpheration man, Pattikaregard & Cutting, Oil man, Assistant Mechanic, Karegar, Bag Filler, Pump Attenders, Fire man, Centre Fusing, and other semi skilled worker.

4. Un-Skilled Workers: Cane Carriers, Removing Bogasse Ginning, Fire Woodgringer, Bag Filler, Cane Feeder and any other Unskilled worker.

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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