Government of Himachal Pradesh revises the rates of minimum wages for Hydro Power Projects

Sep 10, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Labour Compliance

The State Government of Himachal Pradesh has revised the rate of minimum wages with effect from April 01, 2019 for the workers working in “Hydro Power Projects”.

Category of Workers

Minimum Wages Daily

Minimum Wages monthly

Un-Skilled Workers



Semi-Skilled Workers



Skilled Workers



Highly Skilled




(1)    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.

(2)    Wages of Apprentices shall be regulated under the Apprenticeship Act, 1961.

(3)    Where any class of work is performed on piece work basis, the wages shall not be less than the time rate prescribed for that category.

(4)    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.

(5)    25% increase shall be applicable over and above the minimum wages in the Scheduled Tribal Areas in Himachal Pradesh.


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