Minimum Wages in Ladakh November 2022 Notification

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Minimum Wages in Ladakh have been increased effective from 02 November 2022 by the Ladakh Union Territory Government.

K. Mehboob Ali Khan, IRS Secretary, Labour and Employment, UT Ladakh has issued the Notification dated 02 November 2022 vide Notification No. Secy / Lab&emp / UTL / min.wage / 5777-86 of increased Minimum Wages in Ladakh.

According to this official notification, Minimum Wages have been increased with effect from 02 November 2022. These minimum rates of wages will be applicable to all employees falling under 45 Scheduled Employments of Ladakh.

The Latest Minimum Wages in Ladakh with effect from 02 November 2022 will be as follows.

Sr. No. Category Minimum Wages Per Day Minimum Wages Per Month
1 Unskilled ₹450.00 ₹11700.00
2 Skilled ₹575.00 ₹14950.00
3 Highly Skilled ₹835.00 ₹21710.00
4 Administrative / Ministerial / Accounts Staff ₹535.00 ₹13910.00

Note : The minimum wages in the tehsils of Zanskar, Durbuk and Nyoma (due to difficult living condition and geographical distance) shall be 10% additional to the notified minimum wages in respective categories.


  • “Unskilled Work” means work which involves simple operations requiring little or no skill or experience on the job.
  • “Skilled Work“ means work which involves skill or competence acquired through experience on the job or through training as an apprentice in a technical or vocational institute and the performance of which calls for initiative and judgement.
  • “Highly Skilled Work” means work which calls for a degree of perfection and full competence in the performance of certain tasks including clerical work acquired through intensive technical or professional (raining or practical work experience for certain reasonable period and also requires a worker to assume full responsibility for the judgement or decision involved in the execution of the tasks.

List of 45 Scheduled Employment

1 Employment in any Woolen Carpet making or shawl weaving Establishment
2 Employment in any Rice Mill, Floor Mill or Dal Mill
3 Employment in any Tobacco (including bidi making) manufacturing
4 Employment in any plantation, that is to say, any estate which is maintained for the purpose of growing cinchona, rubber, tea or coffee
5 Employment in any Oil Mills (Including Kohloos)
6 Employment under any local authority
7 Employment on the construction or maintenance of roads or in building operations
8 Employment in Stone Breaking or Stone crushing
9 Employment in any lac manufacturing
10 Employment in any mica works
11 Employment in Public Motor transport
12 Employment in Tanneries and Leather Manufacturing
13 Employment in Embroidery including Chain-stitch, Gubba Embroidery and Namdah making
14 Employment in Wood Carving
15 Employment in Workshop
16 Employment in Private Brick & Tile Making
17 Employment in Shops and Establishments
18 Employment in Private Transport Industry
19 Employment in Forest industry
20 Employment in Light Engineering Works
21 Employment in Steel and Metal Rollins Mills
22 Employment in Silicate and Chemical Works
23 Employment in Auto body Fabrication
24 Employment in manufacture of Wood Products including paper and paper products
25 Employment in manufacture of Food Products
26 Employment in manufacture of Metal and Steel Utensils
27 Employment in Rosin & Turpentine Products
28 Employment in manufacture of Soap & Detergent
29 Employment in manufacture of Sports Goods
30 Employment in Saw Mills and Joinery Products
31 Employment in Electricals and Electric Goods
32 Employment in Arms & Ammunition including private security agencies
33 Employment in Tailoring and Garment working
34 Employment manufacture of Drinks & Beverages
35 Employment in Ice Factories & Cold Storages
36 Employment in Hair Cutting Saloons
37 Employment in manufacturing of Medicines and Hospital Equipments as well as Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes
38 Employment in Walnut Processing Units
39 Employment in Private Educational Institutions
40 Employment in Private Coaching Centers
41 Employment in Sweeping and Cleaning
42 Employment in Brick Kiln Industry
43 Employment in Cement Industry
44 Employment in Plastic Industry
45 Employment in hotel/Restaurant/Tea Stall & Cinemas

Salary/Rate Calculation :

For the calculation of Monthly Minimum Wages, you have to multiply the Per Day Minimum Wages by 26.

  • Monthly Minimum Wages = Per Day Minimum Wages X 26

Download Official Notification

Minimum Wages in Ladakh November 2022 Notification PDF

You may go to the Official Website for more details.

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