Average factory wage goes up 20 pc over a year: Report

Industrial survey for 2010-11 counts 2,878 units

Delhi has 2,878 working factory units in the organised sector, which is only 1.67 per cent of the all-India level.

The average per employee emolument is Rs 1.60 lakh, which is 11.44 per cent higher than all-India figures of Rs 1. 44 lakh for 2010-11, said a survey of industries by the directorate of economic and statistics and the Delhi government.

Chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday released the survey ‘Report on annual survey of industries for the year 2010-2011 of Delhi’.

The estimates are based on unit-level data provided by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the union government, based on methodology formulated by the CSO. The report helps evaluate Delhi’s industrial sector objectively.

The average per employee emolument in the city in 2009-10 was Rs 1,31,268. There has been an increase of 22.58 per cent in average per employee emolument in 2010-11 compared to 2009-10.

Emoluments paid to employees in 2010-11 were Rs 1,971.63 crore, compared to Rs 1,590.46 crore in 2009-10.

Out of 2,878 factories in 2010, at least 798 were set up 2001 onwards.

In 145 factories, the average employment size is 500 or more; in 913 factories it is 100 to 300 employees, and in 162 factories the figures vary between 300 and 500.
The output per worker with Rs 61,61,117 has been observed as 30.44 per cent higher than that of all-India figures of Rs 47,22,512. The total output in 2010-11 was Rs 48,687 crore against Rs 42,359 crore in 2009-10, the report said.

The Gross Value Added (GVA) per worker for industries manufacturing food products is estimated at Rs 24,67,755, which is 464 per cent higher compared to all-India figure of Rs 4,62,954.

Similarly, GVA per worker for industries involved in manufacturing apparel has been estimated at Rs 4,10,429, which is 97 per cent higher than the all-India figure of Rs 2,07,296.

The Gross Value Addition in Delhi in 2009-10 was Rs 4,170.76 crore, which went up to Rs  6,327.82 crore in 2010-11 — an increase of 51.72 per cent.

The total output of factories in Delhi was Rs 32,626 crore in 2009-10, which went up to Rs 48,687 crore in 2010-11 — a hike of 49 per cent. The working capital of all factories in Delhi was Rs  6,040 crore in 2009-10, which rose to Rs 8,216 crore in 2010-11.

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