July 16, 2016

Revised Minimum Wages in National Capital Territory of Delhi

Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi has revised the minimum wages from April 2016. The following rates of minimum wages shall be applicable in respect of unskilled, semiskilled and skilled categories in all scheduled employments except employment in the establishments where the workers given facilities of meals or lodging or both by the employer.

Category Rates as on 01.10.2015 Dearness Allowances (per month)
w.e.f 01.04.2016
Rates from (Rupees) 01.04.2016
(Rupees) (Rupees) Per-Month Per-Day
Un-Skilled 9178.00 390.00 9568.00 368.00
Semi-Skilled 10140.00 442.00 10582.00 407.00
Skilled 11154.00 468.00 11622.00 447.00

The following rates of minimum wages shall be applicable in respect of clerical and supervisory staffs in all scheduled employments.

Category Rates as on 01.10.2015 Dearness Allowances (per month)
w.e.f 01.04.2016
Rates from (Rupees) 01.04.2016
(Rupees) (Rupees) Per-Month Per-Day
Non Matriculates 10140.00 442.00 10582.00 407.00
Matriculates but not Graduates 11154.00 468.00 11622.00 447.00
Graduates and above 12142.00 520.00 12662.00 487.00

The following rates of minimum wages shall be applicable in employment in establishments where the workers are given facilities of meals or lodging or both by the employer.

Category Rates as on 01.10.2015 Dearness Allowances (per month)
w.e.f 01.04.2016
Rates from (Rupees) 01.04.2016
(Rupees) (Rupees) Per-Month Per-Day
Un-Skilled (i) 9022.00
(ii) 8320.00
(iii) 8216.00
390.00 (i) 9412.00
(ii) 8710.00
(iii) 8606.00
(i) 362.00
(ii) 335.00
(iii) 331.00
Semi-Skilled (i) 9984.00
(ii) 9178.00
(iii) 9074.00
442.00 (i) 10426.00
(ii) 9620.00
(iii) 9516.00
(i) 401.00
(ii) 370.00
(iii) 366.00
Skilled (i) 10972.00
(ii) 10114.00
(iii) 9984.00
468.00 (i) 11440.00
(ii) 10582.00
(iii) 10452.00
(i) 440.00
(ii) 407.00
(iii) 402.00

Here, (i) Where only lodging is provided (ii) where only meals twice a day is provided (iii) Where both meals and lodging are provided.

The latest released hike will help workers to manage financially to meet the market price hikes and also helps to stabilize inflation rate as well. For example: the unskilled labors like security guards, peons/ semi-skilled workers like welders/ skilled workers like drivers are going to be benefited after announcement. The workers who are getting less than minimum wages can report in their district area to respective Joint labour commissioner or deputy labour commissioner.

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