Press Esc to close
Sunday 25 June 2017
News updated at 8:58 AM IST

Minimum wages hiked in Delhi, workers to get at least Rs 7,722

New Delhi, April 15, 2013, DHNS: 1:26 IST
Delhi government on Monday decided to implement the new hiked rates of minimum wages in respect of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled categories in all scheduled employments with effect from April 1.

According to labour minister A K Walia, the new rates have been worked out after adjustment of dearness allowance and would also become applicable in respect of clerical and non-technical supervisory staff in all scheduled employments.

As per the new rates, the monthly minimum wages of an unskilled worker are Rs 7,722 as against Rs 7,254 earlier. The per day wages have gone up from Rs 279 to 297.

For semi-skilled workers, the new monthly minimum wages have been fixed at Rs 8,528 instead of Rs 8,008 earlier, with per day wages going up from Rs 308 to Rs 328.

As far as skilled workers are concerned, their new monthly minimum wages have gone up to Rs 9,386 from Rs 8,814 earlier. Their per day wages are now fixed at Rs 361 as against Rs 339 earlier.

In respect of clerical and non-technical supervisory staff in all scheduled emoluments, the new monthly wages in respect of non-matriculates have been fixed at Rs 8,528 as against Rs 8,008 earlier. Their per day wages have gone up from Rs 308 to Rs 328 now.

For matriculates, but not graduates, the new monthly wages are Rs 9,386 instead of Rs 8,814 earlier taking their daily wages from Rs 339 to Rs 361. In respect of graduates and above, the new monthly minimum wages have been fixed at Rs 10,218 as against Rs 9,594 earlier which makes their daily wages go up from Rs 369 to Rs 393.

“Delhi government has been maintaining the highest minimum rates of wages in the country amongst all the states,” said Dr Walia.

He called upon the employers to release payment to workers as per the new hiked rates. Workers are advised to contact the district office of the labour department in case they are not paid wages as per the new rates.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa speak...

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa speak...

Shiv Sena workers protest against and torch the photos of separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq...

Shiv Sena workers protest against and torch the photos of separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq...

Police escort escaped prisoner Sayed Mohammed Said from India folowing his capture and return...

Police escort escaped prisoner Sayed Mohammed Said from India folowing his capture and return...

People revel in, and birds flock fly about the high tide at the Marine drive, in Mumbai on...

People revel in, and birds flock fly about the high tide at the Marine drive, in Mumbai on...

Hindu devotees give money to a decorated elephant outside the Jagannath temple on the eve of the...

Hindu devotees give money to a decorated elephant outside the Jagannath temple on the eve of the...

Demonstrators walk behind a police officer during an anti-fascist march, in central, London...

Demonstrators walk behind a police officer during an anti-fascist march, in central, London...

A burning stunt man can be seen during a press viewing of the Stoertebeker Festival on the...

A burning stunt man can be seen during a press viewing of the Stoertebeker Festival on the...

A Dassault Rafale fighter takes part to a flying display during the 52nd Paris Air Show at...

A Dassault Rafale fighter takes part to a flying display during the 52nd Paris Air Show at...

Jools Holland performs on the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury...

Jools Holland performs on the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury...

People move around themselves fire's torch during the San Juan night in the small Pyrenees...

People move around themselves fire's torch during the San Juan night in the small Pyrenees...

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.