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 Employment Existing Rates of Daily Wages Revised Rates of Daily Wages
Unskilled ₹300.00 ₹500.00
Semi-Skilled ₹320.00 ₹520.00
Skilled ₹335.00 ₹535.00
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. Unskilled Semi-Skilled Skilled Highly Skilled
1 Chowkidar (Watchman) Assistant Fitter (Mechanic) Electrician Heavy Vehicle Driver
2 Peon Assistant Black Smith Pipe Fitter Bull Dozer Operator / Driver
3 Safaikaramchari Assistant Gold Smith Carpenter Excavator Operator / Driver
4 Waiter Assistant Welder Mason Roller Driver
5  Cleaner Assistant Painter Spray Painter JCB Driver
6 Packer Baker Painter Plumber / Welder / Foreman / Electrician / Draughtsman / Computer Mechanic Having I.T.I Or Any Other Diploma Certificate
7 Helper Pump Man Litho Machine Man Security Guard (8 Years Experience With Minimum Graduation or Ex-Army in the Rank of JCO)
8 Office Boy Polisher Litho Press Man Any Other Categories By Whatever Name Called Which Are Of Highly Skilled Nature
9 Nursery Watcher Gate Keeper Radio Man for Offset Machine  
10 Earth Digger Booking Assistant Line Operator  
11 Mali Earth Breaker Mono Operator  
12 Khalasi Rock Excavator Composer  
13 Shop Assistant Hole Driller Cook  
14 Service Boy Spray Man Quality Controller  
15 Jali Workers (Cement Concrete Pipes) Stone Breaker Turner  
16 Bull Caretaker Stone Keeper Moulder  
17 Boar Caretaker Switch Man Plant Operator Masson  
18 Dog Catcher Duplicating Machine Operator Machine Man  
19 Dresser (Poultry) Sales Man Chemist  
20 Dairy Care Taker Press Man (Metallic) Chemical Analyst  
21 Field Worker Castingwala (Metallic) Blender  
22 Grass Cutter Cutter (Metallic) Foreman  
23 Horse Attendant Circle Cutter (Metallic) Boiler Attendant  
24 Kion-Yeer Assistant Mistry (Motor Body Building) Operator (Cinema)  
25 Laboratory Assistant Tyre And Tube Mistry Air Conditioner Operator  
26 Line Assistant Line Man / Assistant Line Man Munshi  
27 Milk Carrier Assistant Switch Board Operator Cutter (Timber)  
28 Patrol Man Assistant Turbine Operator Laboratory Technician  
29 Poultry Caretaker Compressor Operator Radiographer  
30 Power House Cleaner / Oil Man Crane Operator Radio / TV / Computer Mechanic  
31 Room Attendant Engine Operator Photo Artist  
32 Hospital/Dispensary Attendant Field Assistant manager (Petrol Pump)  
33 Conductor Field Enumerator Technical Supervisor  
34 Yak Attendant Filter Operator Compositor  
35 Mule Attendant Lathe Man Binder  
36 Pony Attendant Meter Reader cum Bill Clerk Computer Operator  
37 Bill Collector Mechanic Dancer / Singer / Musician  
38 Security Guard Stone Crusher Operator Kang-So-Pa  
39 Any Other Category By Whatever Name Called Which Are Of An Un-Skilled Nature Supervisor Demand Clerk  
40   Switch Yard Attendant Draughtsman  
41   Switch Operator Handman Paper Worker  
42   Sub-Station Attendant Lower Divisional Clerk / Typist  
43   Senior Assistant Turbine Operator Librarian (With Diploma / Degree)  
44   Tailor Light Vehicle Driver  
45   Dhobi Tracer  
46   Cobbler Welder cum Denter  
47   Barber Medical Dresser (Veterinary / Health Services) or its Equivalent by Designation  
48   Tractor Helper Cable / Fiber Technician  
49   Turbine Operator Security Guard (Five Years Experience Plus Class XII Passed, Security Supervisor)  
50   Vibrator Operator Any 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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