Minimum Wages Revised in Kerala From August 2023

Minimum Wages Revised in Kerala From August 2023

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Minimum Wages in Kerala Revised August 2023 PDF Notification, Minimum Wages for Shops & Establishments in Kerala Increased from 01 Aug 2023, Revised VDA in Kerala August 2023

The Kerala government has updated the minimum wage rates in the state, and these changes will take effect from 01 August 2023, in accordance with a recent notification. Detailed information on these revised minimum wage rates is provided in the following article.

Revised Minimum Wages in Kerala for Shops and Establishments From 01 August 2023


In response to the latest Consumer Price Index (Cost of Living Index) data, the Kerala government has adjusted the minimum wages for August 2023. On 16 October 2023, the Department of Economics and Statistics in Thiruvananthapuram issued an official notification containing the Consumer Price Index figures for Agricultural Laborers and Industrial Workers in August 2023.

These newly published Consumer Price Index numbers will be applicable to employees governed by the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, for the month of August 2023.

As a result, the minimum wage rates for Shops and Establishments in Kerala have been revised and will come into effect on 01 August 2023.

All Values in Rupees (₹)
GradeDistrictTotal Per MonthBasic Gen.Basic ITDA Gen.DA ITSpecial Allow.Min. Wages Gen.Min. Wages IT
SpecialThiruvananthapuram140629330047320200142620
Grade AThiruvananthapuram13852912021330473231722001405224502
Grade BThiruvananthapuram13642891019950473231722001384223122
Grade CThiruvananthapuram13432870018700473231722001363221872
Grade DThiruvananthapuram13222849017560473231722001342220732
Grade EThiruvananthapuram13012828016520473231722001321219692
Grade FThiruvananthapuram0015570031720018742
Grade GThiruvananthapuram0015120031720018292
Grade HThiruvananthapuram0013470031720016642
Grade IThiruvananthapuram0013110031720016282
SpecialKollam136989330043680200138980
Grade AKollam13488912021330436828082001368824138
Grade BKollam13278891019950436828082001347822758
Grade CKollam13068870018700436828082001326821508
Grade DKollam12858849017560436828082001305820368
Grade EKollam12648828016520436828082001284819328
Grade FKollam0015570028080018378
Grade GKollam0015120028080017928
Grade HKollam0013470028080016278
Grade IKollam0013110028080015918
SpecialPunalur136729330043420200138720
Grade APunalur13462912021330434227822001366224112
Grade BPunalur13252891019950434227822001345222732
Grade CPunalur13042870018700434227822001324221482
Grade DPunalur12832849017560434227822001303220342
Grade EPunalur12622828016520434227822001282219302
Grade FPunalur0015570027820018352
Grade GPunalur0015120027820017902
Grade HPunalur0013470027820016252
Grade IPunalur0013110027820015892
SpecialPathanamthitta142189330048880200144180
Grade APathanamthitta14008912021330488833282001420824658
Grade BPathanamthitta13798891019950488833282001399823278
Grade CPathanamthitta13588870018700488833282001378822028
Grade DPathanamthitta13378849017560488833282001357820888
Grade EPathanamthitta13168828016520488833282001336819848
Grade FPathanamthitta0015570033280018898
Grade GPathanamthitta0015120033280018448
Grade HPathanamthitta0013470033280016798
Grade IPathanamthitta0013110033280016438
SpecialAlappuzha138029330044720200140020
Grade AAlappuzha13592912021330447229122001379224242
Grade BAlappuzha13382891019950447229122001358222862
Grade CAlappuzha13172870018700447229122001337221612
Grade DAlappuzha12962849017560447229122001316220472
Grade EAlappuzha12752828016520447229122001295219432
Grade FAlappuzha0015570029120018482
Grade GAlappuzha0015120029120018032
Grade HAlappuzha0013470029120016382
Grade IAlappuzha0013110029120016022
SpecialKottayam142189330048880200144180
Grade AKottayam14008912021330488833282001420824658
Grade BKottayam13798891019950488833282001399823278
Grade CKottayam13588870018700488833282001378822028
Grade DKottayam13378849017560488833282001357820888
Grade EKottayam13168828016520488833282001336819848
Grade FKottayam0015570033280018898
Grade GKottayam0015120033280018448
Grade HKottayam0013470033280016798
Grade IKottayam0013110033280016438
SpecialMundakayam143229330049920200145220
Grade AMundakayam14112912021330499234322001431224762
Grade BMundakayam13902891019950499234322001410223382
Grade CMundakayam13692870018700499234322001389222132
Grade DMundakayam13482849017560499234322001368220992
Grade EMundakayam13272828016520499234322001347219952
Grade FMundakayam0015570034320019002
Grade GMundakayam0015120034320018552
Grade HMundakayam0013470034320016902
Grade IMundakayam0013110034320016542
SpecialIdukki/Munnar133869330040560200135860
Grade AIdukki/Munnar13176912021330405624962001337623826
Grade BIdukki/Munnar12966891019950405624962001316622446
Grade CIdukki/Munnar12756870018700405624962001295621196
Grade DIdukki/Munnar12546849017560405624962001274620056
Grade EIdukki/Munnar12336828016520405624962001253619016
Grade FIdukki/Munnar0015570024960018066
Grade GIdukki/Munnar0015120024960017616
Grade HIdukki/Munnar0013470024960015966
Grade IIdukki/Munnar0013110024960015606
SpecialErnakulam134389330041080200136380
Grade AErnakulam13228912021330410825482001342823878
Grade BErnakulam13018891019950410825482001321822498
Grade CErnakulam12808870018700410825482001300821248
Grade DErnakulam12598849017560410825482001279820108
Grade EErnakulam12388828016520410825482001258819068
Grade FErnakulam0015570025480018118
Grade GErnakulam0015120025480017668
Grade HErnakulam0013470025480016018
Grade IErnakulam0013110025480015658
SpecialChalakkudy142709330049400200144700
Grade AChalakkudy14060912021330494033802001426024710
Grade BChalakkudy13850891019950494033802001405023330
Grade CChalakkudy13640870018700494033802001384022080
Grade DChalakkudy13430849017560494033802001363020940
Grade EChalakkudy13220828016520494033802001342019900
Grade FChalakkudy0015570033800018950
Grade GChalakkudy0015120033800018500
Grade HChalakkudy0013470033800016850
Grade IChalakkudy0013110033800016490
SpecialThrissur132569330039260200134560
Grade AThrissur13046912021330392623662001324623696
Grade BThrissur12836891019950392623662001303622316
Grade CThrissur12626870018700392623662001282621066
Grade DThrissur12416849017560392623662001261619926
Grade EThrissur12206828016520392623662001240618886
Grade FThrissur0015570023660017936
Grade GThrissur0015120023660017486
Grade HThrissur0013470023660015836
Grade IThrissur0013110023660015476
SpecialPalakkad135689330042380200137680
Grade APalakkad13358912021330423826782001355824008
Grade BPalakkad13148891019950423826782001334822628
Grade CPalakkad12938870018700423826782001313821378
Grade DPalakkad12728849017560423826782001292820238
Grade EPalakkad12518828016520423826782001271819198
Grade FPalakkad0015570026780018248
Grade GPalakkad0015120026780017798
Grade HPalakkad0013470026780016148
Grade IPalakkad0013110026780015788
SpecialMalappuram134909330041600200136900
Grade AMalappuram13280912021330416026002001348023930
Grade BMalappuram13070891019950416026002001327022550
Grade CMalappuram12860870018700416026002001306021300
Grade DMalappuram12650849017560416026002001285020160
Grade EMalappuram12440828016520416026002001264019120
Grade FMalappuram0015570026000018170
Grade GMalappuram0015120026000017720
Grade HMalappuram0013470026000016070
Grade IMalappuram0013110026000015710
SpecialKozhikode139589330046280200141580
Grade AKozhikode13748912021330462830682001394824398
Grade BKozhikode13538891019950462830682001373823018
Grade CKozhikode13328870018700462830682001352821768
Grade DKozhikode13118849017560462830682001331820628
Grade EKozhikode12908828016520462830682001310819588
Grade FKozhikode0015570030680018638
Grade GKozhikode0015120030680018188
Grade HKozhikode0013470030680016538
Grade IKozhikode0013110030680016178
SpecialWayanad/Meppadi131269330037960200133260
Grade AWayanad/Meppadi12916912021330379622362001311623566
Grade BWayanad/Meppadi12706891019950379622362001290622186
Grade CWayanad/Meppadi12496870018700379622362001269620936
Grade DWayanad/Meppadi12286849017560379622362001248619796
Grade EWayanad/Meppadi12076828016520379622362001227618756
Grade FWayanad/Meppadi0015570022360017806
Grade GWayanad/Meppadi0015120022360017356
Grade HWayanad/Meppadi0013470022360015706
Grade IWayanad/Meppadi0013110022360015346
SpecialKannur139589330046280200141580
Grade AKannur13748912021330462830682001394824398
Grade BKannur13538891019950462830682001373823018
Grade CKannur13328870018700462830682001352821768
Grade DKannur13118849017560462830682001331820628
Grade EKannur12908828016520462830682001310819588
Grade FKannur0015570030680018638
Grade GKannur0015120030680018188
Grade HKannur0013470030680016538
Grade IKannur0013110030680016178
SpecialKasargod144529330051220200146520
Grade AKasargod14242912021330512235622001444224892
Grade BKasargod14032891019950512235622001423223512
Grade CKasargod13822870018700512235622001402222262
Grade DKasargod13612849017560512235622001381221122
Grade EKasargod13402828016520512235622001360220082
Grade FKasargod0015570035620019132
Grade GKasargod0015120035620018682
Grade HKasargod0013470035620017032
Grade IKasargod0013110035620016672

Read Also : Shops and Commercial Establishments Law Purpose and Scope

Salary / Rate Calculation

For the calculate 1 Day’s salary (Daily Rates), you have to divide by 26.

  • 1 Day Salary (Daily Rates) for General = Minimum Wages General ÷ 26
  • 1 Day Salary (Daily Rates) for IT = Minimum Wages IT ÷ 26

Official Notification

Official Website

For more details, visit the Official Website of Economics & Statistics Department.

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