Minimum Wages in West Bengal January 2022

Minimum Wages in West Bengal have been increased w.e.f. 01-January-2022 by the State Government. If you are an employee working in any Private Organisation in West Bengal then you should know about the Minimum Wages.

Let us know, what are the Minimum Wages of employees working in different categories.

Latest Minimum Wages in West Bengal – 01-January-2022

Ms. Sharmila Khatua, Additional Labour Commissioner, West Bengal issued the Notification on 31-January-2022 of increased Minimum Wages in West Bengal. According to this, Minimum Wages have been increased and applicable for employment which is defined under Shops & Establishment Act, 1963. Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01-January-2022 will be as follows.

Class of EmploymentZoneTotal Per DayTotal Per Month
UnskilledARs. 342.00Rs. 8904.00
Semi-SkilledARs. 377.00Rs. 9795.00
SkilledARs. 414.00Rs. 10775.00
Highly SkilledARs. 456.00Rs. 11852.00
UnskilledBRs. 308.00Rs. 8005.00
Semi-SkilledBRs. 339.00Rs. 8803.00
SkilledBRs. 372.00Rs. 9685.00
Highly SkilledBRs. 410.00Rs. 10655.00

Salary/Rates Calculation :

For the calculation of 1-day salary (Daily Rates), you have to divide Total Per Month by 26.

  • 1 Day Salary (Daily Rates) =Total Per Month / 26

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

  • 6 Days Salary (Weekly Rates) = Total Per Day X 26

Official Notification

FAQ

Q : Which areas come under Zone A?

Ans : Area under Municipal Corporations, Municipalities notified Areas / Authorities, Development Authorities, Thermal Power Plants Area including Industrial Township Areas.

Q : Which areas come under Zone B?

Ans : Rest of the West Bengal.

Q : Who are Unskilled Workers?

Ans : Peon, Cleaner, Sweeper, Security Guard, Bearer, Messenger.

Q : Who are Semi-Skilled Workers?

Ans : Duftry, Assistant Accountant.

Q : Who are Skilled Workers?

Ans : Clerk, Typist, Office Assistant, Office Maintenance and Inventory Management Staff, Data Entry Operator, Accountant.

Q : Who are Highly Skilled Workers?

Ans : 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.

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