Press Esc to close
Thursday 24 August 2017
News updated at 3:48 PM IST

Karnataka government revises minimum wages

Last updated: 30 September, 2010
Bangalore, Sep 30, PTI: 19:52 IST

The Karnataka government has decided to revise minimum wages in 24 industrial sectors, primarily those relating to private safai karmacharis, Minister for Labour, B N Bachhe Gowda said here today.

The revised wages which came into effect from September 21 would be Rs 5044 (for A grade cities), Rs 4264 (for B grade cities) and Rs 3484 (C grade cities) on monthly basis, he told reporters here today.

This would translate into Rs 194 daily wages for A grade cities, Rs 164 for B grade cities and 134 for C grade cities.

Gowda said the government would also revise minimum wages for local bodies, towns and gram panchayats and that a draft notification calling for objections has been issued.

The government also proposed to reivse pay scales of city corporations. For Mahanagar Palike it would be Rs 5,980, city corporation Rs 5720 and Rs 5200 for local bodies on monthly basis, he said.

The state governnment would also set up a multi-skill development centre in Bangalore and Gulbarga with German cooperation, he said.

An amount of Rs 64 crore would be invested on a 50:50 ratio between the Centre and state, he said.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
An artist giving final touches to an idol of Lord Ganesha idols in Chikmagalur in Karnataka...

An artist giving final touches to an idol of Lord Ganesha idols in Chikmagalur in Karnataka...

A worker arranges the clay idols of Lord Ganesh at a road side stall ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi...

A worker arranges the clay idols of Lord Ganesh at a road side stall ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi...

Paramilitary personnel at a mock drill during a flag march in Bathinda...

Paramilitary personnel at a mock drill during a flag march in Bathinda...

Women show their ink-marked fingers after casting votes for Bawana assembly seat by-election...

Women show their ink-marked fingers after casting votes for Bawana assembly seat by-election...

A woman walks through a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India...

A woman walks through a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State, India...

People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State...

People are rescued from a flooded village in Motihari, Bihar State...

Derailed coaches of Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express train after it collided with a dumper near...

Derailed coaches of Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express train after it collided with a dumper near...

Two Interceptor boats that would enhance coastal security and monitoring for the Coast Guard...

Two Interceptor boats that would enhance coastal security and monitoring for the Coast Guard...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with the message 'Triple Talaq...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with the message 'Triple Talaq...

A boy running on a wooden bridge through a floating garden of lotus flowers on...

A boy running on a wooden bridge through a floating garden of lotus flowers on...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.