Sanitation staff salaries revised

The revised wages would come into effect immediately.

Minister for Labour B N Bachegowda said safai karmacharis would get wages between Rs 134 and Rs 194 per day.

‘A’ grade workers would get Rs 5,044 per month, ‘B’ grade workers get Rs 4,264 and those in ‘C’ grade get Rs 3,484 per month.

The wages were last revised in May 2005, when the monthly wage was Rs 2,075.8.

As per the revised pay scale, workers in corporations would get Rs 5,980 (Rs 230 per day), in city municipal councils workers get Rs 5,720 (Rs 22O per day) and workers in Town Municipal Council and Gram Panchayats get Rs 5,200 (Rs 200 per day).

Wages for the municipal workers were fixed at Rs 2,000 per month in February 2006.

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