Government of Himachal Pradesh revises the rates of minimum wages for workers working in security services

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 security services.

Category of Employees

Revised wages

Minimum Daily

Wages Monthly

Un-Skilled Workers



Semi-Skilled Workers



Skilled Workers



Highly Skilled



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:

• 20% increase will be admissible over and above the minimum rates of wages to the workers working inside the tunnels; 

• 25 % increase shall be applicable for workers working in ‘Under Construction Hydro- Electric Power Projects’ located in Non- Tribal Areas and 

• 25% increase shall be applicable over and above the minimum wages in the Scheduled Tribal Areas in Himachal Pradesh.


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