Government of Himachal Pradesh revises the rates of minimum wages for workers working in temples and religious places

Sep 06, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The State Government of Himachal Pradesh has revised the rate of minimum wages with effect from April 01, 2019 for the workers working in temples or religious places and dharamshalas.

Category of employees

Where no benefit is provided


Where food, tea & combined accommodation provided (Rupees)

Un-Skilled Workers

250.00/- Daily or 7,500.00 Monthly

224.47/- Daily or 6,734/- Monthly

Semi-Skilled Workers

265.55/- Daily or 7,967/- Monthly

239.12/- Daily or 7,174/- Monthly

Skilled Workers

294.17/- Daily or 8,825/-Monthly

268.37/-Daily or 8,051/-Monthly

Highly Skilled Workers

307.12/-Daily or 9,214/- Monthly

282.40/- daily or 8,472/- Monthly

There will be no distinction between the minimum wages of male or female and adult or non-adult for the same and similar nature of work. If any category of workers employed in the scheduled employment is not mentioned specifically, such category of workers shall not be paid less than the minimum rates of wages fixed for the similar category having the same skill. It is also declared that 25% increase shall be applicable over and above the minimum wages in the Tribal Areas in Himachal Pradesh.


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