Minimum Wages in Sikkim July 2022

Minimum Wages in Sikkim Hiked From July 2022

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Sikkim Minimum Wages have been hiked effective from 11 July 2022 by the State Government. A person who works in any Private Company in Sikkim state then he/she should know about the changes in the rate of Minimum Wages.

Latest Minimum Wages in Sikkim Hiked With Effect From 11 July 2022

Ms. Namrata Thapa, IAS Secretary, Department of Labour, Government of Sikkim has issued the Notification dated 14 September 2022 vide Gazette Notification No. 278 of increased Minimum Wages in Sikkim.

According to this, the Minimum Rates of Wages have been increased for Unskilled, Semi-Skilled, Skilled, and Highly Skilled categories of employees in all Scheduled Employments in Sikkim.

The Latest Minimum Wages in Sikkim with effect from 11 July 2022 will be as follows.

Category of EmploymentExisting Rates of Daily WagesRevised Rates of Daily Wages
Highly Skilled₹365.00₹565.00

Salary Calculation :

For the calculation of the Total Per Month, you have to multiply the Rates of Daily Wages by 26.

  • Total Per Month = Rates of Daily Wages x 26

Download Official Notification

Minimum Wages in Sikkim 11 July 2022 Notification

You may visit the Sikkim Labour Department Website for more details.

Categories of Workers

Sl. No.UnskilledSemi-SkilledSkilledHighly Skilled
1Chowkidar (Watchman)Assistant Fitter (Mechanic)ElectricianHeavy Vehicle Driver
2PeonAssistant Black SmithPipe FitterBull Dozer Operator / Driver
3SafaikaramchariAssistant Gold SmithCarpenterExcavator Operator / Driver
4WaiterAssistant WelderMasonRoller Driver
5 CleanerAssistant PainterSpray PainterJCB Driver
6PackerBakerPainterPlumber / Welder / Foreman / Electrician / Draughtsman / Computer Mechanic Having I.T.I Or Any Other Diploma Certificate
7HelperPump ManLitho Machine ManSecurity Guard (8 Years Experience With Minimum Graduation or Ex-Army in the Rank of JCO)
8Office BoyPolisherLitho Press ManAny Other Categories By Whatever Name Called Which Are Of Highly Skilled Nature
9Nursery WatcherGate KeeperRadio Man for Offset Machine 
10Earth DiggerBooking AssistantLine Operator 
11MaliEarth BreakerMono Operator 
12KhalasiRock ExcavatorComposer 
13Shop AssistantHole DrillerCook 
14Service BoySpray ManQuality Controller 
15Jali Workers (Cement Concrete Pipes)Stone BreakerTurner 
16Bull CaretakerStone KeeperMoulder 
17Boar CaretakerSwitch ManPlant Operator Masson 
18Dog CatcherDuplicating Machine OperatorMachine Man 
19Dresser (Poultry)Sales ManChemist 
20Dairy Care TakerPress Man (Metallic)Chemical Analyst 
21Field WorkerCastingwala (Metallic)Blender 
22Grass CutterCutter (Metallic)Foreman 
23Horse AttendantCircle Cutter (Metallic)Boiler Attendant 
24Kion-YeerAssistant Mistry (Motor Body Building)Operator (Cinema) 
25Laboratory AssistantTyre And Tube MistryAir Conditioner Operator 
26Line AssistantLine Man / Assistant Line ManMunshi 
27Milk CarrierAssistant Switch Board OperatorCutter (Timber) 
28Patrol ManAssistant Turbine OperatorLaboratory Technician 
29Poultry CaretakerCompressor OperatorRadiographer 
30Power House Cleaner / Oil ManCrane OperatorRadio / TV / Computer Mechanic 
31Room AttendantEngine OperatorPhoto Artist 
32Hospital/Dispensary AttendantField Assistantmanager (Petrol Pump) 
33ConductorField EnumeratorTechnical Supervisor 
34Yak AttendantFilter OperatorCompositor 
35Mule AttendantLathe ManBinder 
36Pony AttendantMeter Reader cum Bill ClerkComputer Operator 
37Bill CollectorMechanicDancer / Singer / Musician 
38Security GuardStone Crusher OperatorKang-So-Pa 
39Any Other Category By Whatever Name Called Which Are Of An Un-Skilled NatureSupervisorDemand Clerk 
40 Switch Yard AttendantDraughtsman 
41 Switch OperatorHandman Paper Worker 
42 Sub-Station AttendantLower Divisional Clerk / Typist 
43 Senior Assistant Turbine OperatorLibrarian (With Diploma / Degree) 
44 TailorLight Vehicle Driver 
45 DhobiTracer 
46 CobblerWelder cum Denter 
47 BarberMedical Dresser (Veterinary / Health Services) or its Equivalent by Designation 
48 Tractor HelperCable / Fiber Technician 
49 Turbine OperatorSecurity Guard (Five Years Experience Plus Class XII Passed, Security Supervisor) 
50 Vibrator OperatorAny Other Categories by Whatever Name Called Which Are Of Skilled Nature  
51 Mixer Operator  
52 Assistant Cable / Fiber Technician  
53 Security Guard (Two Years Experience)  
54 Any Other Categories by Whatever Name Called Which Are Of Semi-Skilled Nature  

Definition of Categories

  • “Unskilled Work” means work which involves simple operations requiring little or no skill or experience on the job.
  • “Semi-Skilled Work” means work which involves some degree of skill or competence, acquired through experience on the job, and which is capable of being performed under the supervision or guidance of skilled employees and includes unskilled supervisory work.
  • “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 judgment.
  • “Highly Skilled Work” means work which calls for degree of perfection and competence in the performance of certain jobs including clerical work acquired through intensive technical or professional training or adequate work experience for certain reasonable period and also require an employee to assume full responsibility for his/her judgment/decision involved in the execution of his/her job.

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