Government of Bihar revises minimum rates of wages for 69 Schedule Employment

Apr 07, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The Bihar Labour Department on March 23, 2020, revises the minimum rates of wages and Variable Dearness Allowances (VDA) for 69 Schedule Employment which will be effective from April 01, 2020.

The categories of workers for whom minimum rates of wages has been revised:

1.       Unskilled: 287.00 Per day

2.       Semi-skilled: 299.00 Per day

3.       Skilled: 364.00 Per day

4.       Highly skilled: 444.00 Per day

5.       Supervisory or Clerical: 8227.00 Per day

The Schedule Employments are as under:

Co-operative Sector; Aluminum Industry; Khandsari Industry; Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry; Soap Making Industry; Cement Pre - stressed product Industry; Asbestos Cement Industry; Glass-Sheet Industry; Gun factories; Religious & Social Institution; Paper Industry; Laundry & washing; Hosieries Manufactory Corrugated Board, Straw; Manufacture of Sindur & Rang; Manufacture of Leather good; Wood works & furniture; Ice Cream and Cold Drinks; Petrol and Diesel Pump; Fisheries; Khadi and Village Industries; Private Ferries & LTC; Book binding Industry; Dafti, Card Board, Mill Board, Paper Board, Corrugated Board, Straw Board or Gatta Paper Boar Manufactory; Electronics Industry; Cement Hume pipe, Electric pole and Railway Sleeper manufactures Industry; Plywood Industries; Electric and other type of Bulbs and Florence tubes; Foundry Industries; Rubber and Rubber Compound Industry (on which manufacture); Biscuit Industry; Coal briquette Industry; Tailoring Industry; Handloorn Industry; Private 1-lospitals, Nurshing Home and Clinic; Distilleries; Plastic Industries; Mineral Grinding Industry; Glass Industries (excluding glass sheet); Dairies and Poultry Farms; Manufacture of Gold, Silver Ornaments & article of artistic design; Tanneries Leather Technology; Rice Mills, Flour Mills & Dal Mills; Oil Mills; Printing Press; Any Shops or Establishment; Public Motor Transport; Any woolen carpet making or shawl weaving establishment; Coal Storage; Minor Engineering Industry (excluding Automobile Engineering Shops less than 50 workers.); Dam Construction & Irrigation; Construction or Manufactory of Road or in Building Construction; Bakeries and Confectioneries; Shops selling cooked lood stuff; Hotels Eating House and Restaurants; Mica work( Factory & Establishment excluding Mine); Cinema industry; Any University. Educational, Research or cultural Institutions; Private Security; Refectories Fire Bricks& Ceramic Industry; Potteries; Automobile Engineering Shops; Hard Coke Industry; Courier Service; Frittered Rice; Electro Casting and Metal Furnishing; Engineering Industries (Employment more than 50 workers); Rolling of Iron Rod, Plates, Angles etc.,works; Jute Industry & Similar works; Information Technology.

These rates of Variable Dearness Allowance will be based on the average of All India Consumer Price Index on which the minimum rates of wages has been fixed/revised in the above scheduled employment.

[Notification No. 5/ M.W.- 403 /07 L&R-1049] 


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