Minimum Wages in Central October 2022

Minimum Wages in Central have been increased w.e.f. 01-October-2022 by the Central Government. If you are an employee working in any Organisation which comes under Central Government then you should know about the Minimum Wages.

Let us know, what will be the Minimum Wages of employees working in different categories.

Latest Minimum Wages in Central : 01-October-2022

Mr. Remis Tiru, Chief Labour Commissioner, New Delhi issued the Notification dated 28-September-2022 of increased Minimum Wages in Central. According to this, Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) has been increased for the employee who is working under the category which comes under Central Government.

Applicable : From 01-October-2022 To 31-March-2023

Latest Minimum Wages in Central w.e.f. 01-October-2022 will be as follows.

Employees Employed in Agriculture :

Class of EmploymentAreaBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
UnskilledA₹333.00₹121.00₹454.00
UnskilledB₹303.00₹111.00₹414.00
UnskilledC₹300.00₹109.00₹409.00
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled SupervisoryA₹364.00₹131.00₹495.00
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled SupervisoryB₹335.00₹121.00₹456.00
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled SupervisoryC₹307.00₹112.00₹419.00
Skilled / ClericalA₹395.00₹144.00₹539.00
Skilled / ClericalB₹364.00₹131.00₹495.00
Skilled / ClericalC₹334.00₹121.00₹455.00
Highly SkilledA₹438.00₹158.00₹596.00
Highly SkilledB₹407.00₹147.00₹554.00
Highly SkilledC₹364.00₹131.00₹495.00

Employees Employed in Mines :

Gypsum Mines, Barytes Mines, Bauxite Mines, Manganese Mines, China Clay Mines, Kyanite Mines, Copper Mines, Clay Mines, Magnesite Mines, White Clay Mines, Stone Mines, Steatite Mines (including the mines producing Soap Stones and Talc), Ochre Mines, Asbestos Mines, Fire Clay Mines, Chromite Mines, Quartzite Mines, Quartz Mines, Silica Mines, Graphite Mines, Felspar Mines, Laterite Mines, Dolomite Mines, Red Oxide Mines, Wolfram Mines, Iron Ore Mines, Granite Mines, Rock Phosphate Mines, Hematite Mines, Marble and Calcite Mines, Uranium Mines, Mica Mines, Lignite Mines, Gravel Mines, Slate Mine and Magnetite Mines.

  • For Work Above Ground :
Class of EmploymentBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
Unskilled₹350.00₹127.00₹477.00
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled Supervisory₹437.00₹158.00₹595.00
Skilled / Clerical₹523.00₹188.00₹711.00
Highly Skilled₹610.00₹219.00₹829.00
  • For Work Below Ground :
Class of EmploymentBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
Unskilled₹437.00₹158.00₹595.00
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled Supervisory₹523.00₹188.00₹711.00
Skilled / Clerical₹610.00₹219.00₹829.00
Highly Skilled₹683.00₹243.00₹926.00

Employees Employed in Construction :

Construction or Maintenance of Roads or Runways or In Building Operations Including Lying Down Underground Electric, Wireless, Radio, Television, Telephone, Telegraph, and Overseas Communication Cables and Similar Other Underground Cabling Work, Electric Lines, Water Supply Lines, and Sewerage Pipe Lines.

Class of EmploymentAreaBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
UnskilledA₹523.00₹188.00₹711.00
UnskilledB₹437.00₹158.00₹595.00
UnskilledC₹350.00₹127.00₹477.00
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled SupervisoryA₹579.00₹209.00₹788.00
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled SupervisoryB₹494.00₹177.00₹671.00
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled SupervisoryC₹410.00₹147.00₹557.00
Skilled / ClericalA₹637.00₹229.00₹866.00
Skilled / ClericalB₹579.00₹209.00₹788.00
Skilled / ClericalC₹494.00₹177.00₹671.00
Highly SkilledA₹693.00₹247.00₹940.00
Highly SkilledB₹637.00₹229.00₹866.00
Highly SkilledC₹579.00₹209.00₹788.00

Employees Employed in Loading & Unloading :

(i) Goods Shed, Parcel Offices of Railways, (ii) Other Goods Sheds, Godowns, Warehouses and Other Similar Employments, (iii) Docks and Ports, (iv) Passengers Goods and Cargo Carried Out at Airports (Both International and Domestic).

AreaBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
A₹523.00₹188.00₹711.00
B₹437.00₹158.00₹595.00
C₹350.00₹127.00₹477.00

Employees Employed in Sweeping and Cleaning :

AreaBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
A₹523.00₹188.00₹711.00
B₹437.00₹158.00₹595.00
C₹350.00₹127.00₹477.00

Employees Employed in Watch and Ward (Without Arms) :

AreaBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
A₹637.00₹229.00₹866.00
B₹579.00₹209.00₹788.00
C₹494.00₹177.00₹671.00

Employees Employed in Watch and Ward (With Arms) :

AreaBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
A₹693.00₹247.00₹940.00
B₹637.00₹229.00₹866.00
C₹579.00₹209.00₹788.00

Employees Employed in Stone Mines :

  • Excavation & Removal of Over Burden with 50 Meters Lead / 1.5 Meters Lift.
CategoryBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
Soft Soil₹351.00₹130.00₹481.00
Soft Soil With Rock₹531.00₹191.00₹722.00
Rock₹703.00₹253.00₹956.00
  • Removal and Stacking of Rejected Stones with 50 Meters Lead / 1.5 Meters Lift.
CategoryBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
Removal & Stacking₹283.00₹103.00₹386.00
  • Stone Breaking or Stone Crushing for stone size of category.
CategoryBasic Per DayVDA Per DayTotal Per Day
1.0 Inch to 1.5 Inches₹2171.00₹767.00₹2938.00
Above 1.5 Inches to 3.0 Inches₹1857.00₹656.00₹2513.00
Above 3.0 Inches to 5.0 Inches₹1088.00₹387.00₹1475.00
Above 5 Inches₹893.00₹319.00₹1212.00

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