Minimum Wages in West Bengal Revised July 2023

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Minimum Wages in West Bengal Increased July 2023 PDF Notification, Minimum Wages for Shops & Establishments in West Bengal Revised from 1st July 2023, West Bengal Minimum Wages July 2023

Minimum Wages in West Bengal have been revised with effect from 1st July 2023 by the Government of West Bengal. The employees working in the state of West Bengal were waiting for this pay revision as usual. Finally, their wait is over. We have shared below the revised rates of wage in West Bengal. Please go through the complete article for details.

Revised Minimum Wages in West Bengal From 01 July 2023

Mr. P. S. Chakraborty, Additional Labour Commissioner, West Bengal released an Official Notification dated 28th July 2023 vide Notification No. 28/Stat/2RW/9/2022/LCS /JLC regarding revised minimum wages in West Bengal.

According to the notification, the revised minimum rates of wages will be applicable to the employees employed in 30 Scheduled Employments (mentioned below) in the state of West Bengal. The revised rates of wages will be effective in the period from 1st July 2023 to 31st December 2023.

The Latest Minimum Wages in West Bengal with effect from 1st July 2023 will be as follows.

Sl. No.Scheduled EmploymentsCategories of EmployeesMinimum Rates of Wages
Zone AZone B
Per MonthPer DayPer MonthPer Day
1AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING REPAIRING WORKSHOPS & GARAGESUnskilled: Helper, Washman, Attendant, Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Man₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Electrical Semi- Technician, Tele-caller, Receptionist₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Painter, Body Maker, Mechanic, Sales Executive, Electrician, Driver, Accessories Fitter, Technician, Assistant Administrator, Assistant Accountant, Billing Clerk₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Administrator, Accountant and Customer Care Executive₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
2BEVERAGE
MANUFACTURING & VENDING ESTABLISHMENTS
Unskilled: Store Keeper, Peon, Cleaner, Security Guard, Sweeper₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Light Inspector₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Operator₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
3BISCUIT
MANUFACTURING
Unskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Guard, Helper₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Assistant Mechanic, Market Seller₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Baker, Mechanic, Minder, Mixing Man, Electrician₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Checker, Production Manager₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
4BOTTLING AND PACKAGING INDUSTRYUnskilled: Helper, General Worker, Night Guard, Peon, Security Guard, Sweeper₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Assistant operator₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Operator, Assistant Manager₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Chemist, Microbiologist and Production Manager₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
5CLINICAL ESTABLISHMENTS INCLUDING PATHOLOGICAL
LABORATORIES
AND DIAGNOSTIC
CENTRES
Unskilled: Helper, Cleaner, Ward Boy, Ward Assistant, Ayah, Attendant Durwan, Peon, Security Guard, Housekeeping Assistant, Office Bearer, Canteen Boy, Sweeper₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Lab Assistant, Blood Collector, Male Nursing Attendant, Male Medical Attendant, Trained Ayah, Receptionist, Assistant Cook, Typist₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Nurse, O.T. Assistant, Technician, X-Ray Technician, C.T. Scan Technician, MRI Technician, Laboratory Technician, Dental Technician, Medical Record Keeper, Supervisor, Clerk, Cashier, Accountant, Cook₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Senior Nurse, Pathologist, Matron, Dietician, Biochemist, Radiologist₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
6CONFECTIONERY AND SWEETS MANUFACTURINGUnskilled: Helper, Cleaner, Service Man, Peon, Security Guard, Sweeper₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Assistant Mistry, Assistant Karigar, Assistant Cook, Assistant Haluikar₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Sweet-maker, Mistry, Karigar, Cook, Haluikar, Clerk, Cashier₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Manager₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
7CONSUMER CO- OPERATIVE SOCIETIES, PRIMARY AGRICULTURAL CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES / MARKETING SOCIETIESUnskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Guard, Bearer, Durwan₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Duftry₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Clerk, Typist, Accountant, Computer Operator, Office Assistant₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Manager, Senior Accountant, Supervisor₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
8COURIER SERVICEUnskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Man, Loader₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Assistant operator, Assistant Customer Care Staff, Assistant System Delivery Man₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Clerk, Computer Operator, Accountant, Office Assistant, Field Representative, Executive-Business Development, Executive-Operation, Executive-Customer Care, Supervisor, Driver₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Senior Executive, Senior Supervisor₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
9EMPLOYMENT IN ENGINEERING UNITS EMPLOYING LESS THAN 50
PERSONS
Unskilled₹ 9781₹ 376₹ 8928₹ 343
10ESTABLISHMENTS AS DEFINED UNDER THE SHOPS & ESTABLISHMENTS
ACT, 1963
Unskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Guard, Bearer, Messenger₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Duftry, Assistant Accountant₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Clerk, Typist, Office Assistant, Office Maintenance and Inventory Management Staff, Data Entry Operator, Accountant₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Head Assistant, Senior Accountant, Computer Operator, Research And Development Staff / Executive, Market Research Staff / Executive, Godown-in-Charge, Office Supervisor, Sales Representative / Sales Promotion Employees₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
11FLOOR AND WALL TILES
MANUFACTURING
Unskilled: Loading and Unloading Worker, Helper, Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Man₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Assistant of Tile Maker₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Tile Maker₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Chemist, Designer₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
12GARMENTS
MANUFACTURING
INDUSTRY
Unskilled: Helper, Cleaner, Sweeper, Durwan, Security Guard, General Worker₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Machine Operator, Computer Operator₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Lock-Stitch Operator.₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Checker, Supervisor₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
13GLASS INDUSTRYUnskilled: Annealing Chamber (Coolies), Furnace Coolies, Carrier (Jaliwala) Coolies, General Coolies, Packer, Mason Helper, Batch Coolies (Batch Room Workers), Sweeper, Canteen Boys, Sacha Mazdoor, Chimney Grinder, Lorry Mazdoor₹ 9781₹ 376₹ 8928₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Bubbler, Bubbler Holder, Lineman, Airman, Fireman, Helper, Molters, Blacksmith, Grinder, Polisher, Cook, Sorter, Rulsawala (Neck Maker)₹ 10759₹ 414₹ 9820₹ 378
Skilled: Lorry Driver, Fireman Flower (Ord), Helper to Blower, Machine man (Cutter), Machine man (Helper), Cutting off fine Polishing, Machine Operator, Fitter Mechanic, Electrician, Turner, Lather man, Welder₹ 11836₹ 455₹ 10802₹ 415
Highly Skilled: Blower, Foreman, Shift-In-Charge₹ 13019₹ 501₹ 11884₹ 457
14HOTELS AND
RESTAURANTS
INCLUDING
BOARDING
HOUSES, EATING HOUSES, CANTEENS, CLUBS AND GUEST
HOUSES
Unskilled: Waiter, Washman, Peon, Utility Worker, Helper, Cleaner, Sweeper, Canteen Boy₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Helper of Technician Service, Waiter Grade-I, Steward, Assistant Supervisor₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Cook, Chief Cashier, Accountant, Bar Tender, Assistant Manager₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Manager, Chief Executive₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
15ICE CREAM AND
CANDY
MANUFACTURING
Unskilled₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
16ICE FACTORYUnskilled: Helper, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Guard₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Cup-filling Worker, Candy Pouching Worker₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Operator, Machine Operator₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
17INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRYUnskilled₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
18JEWELLERY
MANUFACTURING
INDUSTRY
Unskilled₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
19LAUNDRIES, LAUNDRY SERVICES, CLEANING & DYEING PLANTS &
SHOPS
Unskilled₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
20LEATHER GOODS
MANUFACTORY
Unskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security man, Checking Man, Packing Man, Production Worker₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Helper of Karigar, Stitcher, Switcher, Laturer₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Karigar, Flooring Lineman, Store-in-Charge₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Designer, Lead Karigar₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
21LOADING AND UNLOADING OPERATIONSUnskilled₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
22MALLS, MULTIPLEXES, DEPARTMENTAL STORES AND MEGA STORESUnskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Guard, House Keeping Staff, Washer Man₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Counter Sales Personnel, Assistant Store Keeper, Launder, Junior / Assistant Clerk₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Engineering Assistant / Supervisor, Clerk, Office Assistant, Accountant, Cashier₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Office Supervisor / Administrator, Senior Clerk, Checker, Production Manager₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
23MANUFACTURE OF RUBBER PRODUCTSUnskilled₹ 9781₹ 376₹ 8928₹ 343
Semi Skilled / Durwan₹ 10759₹ 414₹ 9820₹ 378
Skilled / Clerk₹ 11836₹ 455₹ 10802₹ 415
24NON-BANKING PRIVATE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONSUnskilled: Office Boy, Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Guard₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Duftry.₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Clerk, Executive OIC, Junior Executive, Accountant, Computer Operator₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Manager, Senior Executive₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
25PRIVATE HOSPITALS & RESEARCH CENTRES NOT CARRIED ON BY GOVT. OR LOCAL AUTHORITIESUnskilled: Helper, Cleaner, Ward Boy, Ward Assistant, Ayah, Attendant, Durwan, Peon, Security Guard, House Keeping Assistant, Office Bearer, Canteen Boy, Sweeper₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Lab Assistant, Blood Collector, Male Nursing Attendant, Male Medical Assistant, Trained Ayah, Receptionist, Assistant Cook, Typist, Plumber, MGPS₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Nurse, O.T. Assistant, Technician, X-Ray Technician, C.T. Scan Technician, MRI Technician, Laboratory Technician, Dental Technician, Medical Record Keeper, Supervisor, Clerk, Cashier, Accountant, Cook, Pharmacist₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Senior Nurse, Pathologist, Matron, Dietician, Biochemist, Radiologist, Administrative Executive, Sales and Marketing Executive₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
26REFRACTORY INDUSTRYUnskilled: General Mazdoor / Coolie / Kamin, Loader, Unloader, Porter, Assistant Gardener, Tarman, Stegman, Canteen Boy, Car cleaner, Peon, Durwan, Security Guard₹ 9781₹ 376₹ 8928₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Crusher Mazdoor, Line Mazdoor, Grinder, Trolley man, Stamper, Checker, Setter, Semi-skilled Mason, Boiler man, Carpenter, Mixing Attendant, Pump Khalashi₹ 10759₹ 414₹ 9820₹ 378
Skilled: Turner, Fitter, Electrician, Moulder, Fireman, Lathe man, Pipe-plant Polisher, Kiln Setter, Tindal Press Operator, Mixing man-cum-Operator, Welder, Gas Cutter, Blacksmith, Pattern Maker, Mill Attendant, Poker man, Junior Clerk, Typist, Compounder, Nurse, Driver, Stock Keeper, Laboratory Assistant₹ 11836₹ 455₹ 10802₹ 415
Highly Skilled: Head Mason, Head Carpenter, Head Fitter, Tindal, Shift Moulder, Head Welder, Head Turner, Moulder Supervisor, Mechanical Fitter, Senior Clerk, Head Clerk, Accountant, Supervisor, Security Officer, Foreman, Chemist₹ 13019₹ 501₹ 11884₹ 457
27ROLLING OF IRON RODS, PLATES, ANGLES ETC. &
ROLLING MILLS
Unskilled₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
28SALOONS AND BEAUTY PARLOURUnskilled: Helper, Cleaner, Sweeper, Assistant, House-keeping Staff, Security Guard₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Front Office Employee₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Hair Cutter, Hair Stylist, Skin Specialist, Therapist, Beautician.₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Hair Dresser, Spa Specialist, Dietician₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457
29SECURITY SERVICESUnskilled: Security Guard, Watchman, Durwan₹ 9781₹ 376₹ 8928₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Ex-Serviceman Security Guard, Unskilled Supervisor₹ 10759₹ 414₹ 9820₹ 378
Skilled: Field Supervisor, Ex-Serviceman Field Supervisor, Marketing Personnel, Guard with Fire Arms, Gunman, Marketing Personnel, Clerk, Accountant, Cashier₹ 11836₹ 455₹ 10802₹ 415
30WOOD WORKS AND FURNITURE INDUSTRYUnskilled: Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Bearer, Van Puller.₹ 9784₹ 376₹ 8930₹ 343
Semi-Skilled: Assistant Carpenter, Assistant Fitter, Assistant Mistry₹ 10763₹ 414₹ 9821₹ 378
Skilled: Carpenter, Fitting Mistry, Varnishing and Polishing Mistry₹ 11840₹ 455₹ 10804₹ 416
Highly Skilled: Designer₹ 13023₹ 501₹ 11886₹ 457

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Implementing Areas :

Zone A : Areas under Municipal Corporations, Municipalities, Notified Areas, Development Authorities, Thermal Power Plant areas including Township Areas.

Zone B : Rest of West Bengal.

Note :

  • A normal working day shall consist of eight hours of actual work and not less than half-hour of recess, subject to 48 hours of actual work in a week.
  • One day in any period of seven days, as may suit the local convenience, shall be the day of weekly rest. The minimum rates of wages include the wages for weekly days of rest.
  • Payment for the work done on the day of weekly rest and for work done beyond the normal working hours shall be double the ordinary rates of wages.
  • Where the existing rates of wages of any employee based on contractor or agreement or otherwise are higher than the rates notified herein, the higher rates shall be protected.
  • The minimum rates of wages are applicable to the employees employed by contractors also.
  • The minimum rates of wages for disabled persons shall be the same as those payable to the workers of the appropriate category.
  • The men and women employees shall get the same rates of wages for the same work or work of similar nature.
  • The minimum rates of wages and variable dearness allowance, if any, both together shall constitute the minimum rates of wages to be enforceable under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948.

Salary / Rates Calculation

For the calculation of 1-day salary (Daily Rates), you have to divide the Per Month by 26 (to be rounded off to the nearest rupee).

  • 1-Day Salary (Daily Rates) = Per Month ÷ 26

For the calculation of the 6-day salary (Weekly Rates), you have to multiply the Per Day by 6.

  • 6-Day Salary (Weekly Rates) = Per Day X 6

Official Notification

West Bengal Minimum Wages Notification July 2023 [PDF]

Official Website

You may visit the Official Website to know the revised minimum wages of other employments in West Bengal State from 1st July 2023.

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