Posted by & filed under Minimum Wages-Karnataka.

The proposal of the Government of Karnataka to revise the Minimum Wages for 37 Scheduled Employments listed below was circulated vide KEA Circular No.70 of 2017 dated 24.5.2017.

Sl.No. Scheduled Industry
01 Areca Nut
02 Bakeries
03 Biscuit Industry
04 Brass Copper &Aluminium Industry
05 Bricks Industry
06 Cardamom Malais & Cardamom Gardens
07 Chemical Industry
08 Cinchona Rubber, Coffee, Tea or Coffee Plantations
09 Cinchona Rubber, Coffee, Tea or Coffee Plantations(Non Staff)
10 Cloth Dyeing & Printing
11 Confectionary Industry
12 Co-operative Societies
13 Cotton Ginning
14 Crystal Cutting
15 Employment not Covered in any of the Industries
16 Engineering Industry
17 Granite Stone & Marbles
18 Khandasari Sugar Factory
19 Mandakki Batti
20 Metal Rolling & Re-Rolling(Ferrous) Industry
21 Metal Rolling & Re-Rolling (Non – Ferrous) Industry
22 Mosaic Tiles, Flooring Tiles or Glazing tiles
23 Petrol & Diesel Oil Pump Industry
24 Plywood Industry
25 Pulp Paper, Card Board, Straw Board,Newsprint.
26 Rubber Products (Including Foam & Coir Rubberised Products)
27 Rice Flour Or Dhal Mills
28 Sericulture (1)
29 Sericulture (2)
30 Shops & Commercial Establishments
31 Spinning Mills Industry
32 Stone Breaking
33 Textile Silk Industry
34 Tiles Industry
35 Tobacco Processing
36 Toddy Tapping
37 Wood Work Including Carpentry & Saw Mill Industry

The Government of Karnataka has issued a Final Notification revising the Minimum Wages of 37 Scheduled Employments effective from 30.12.2017. The salient features of the Minimum Wages and other conditions pertaining to Unscheduled Employments is given below More or less, the same wage rates are applicable to other Scheduled Employments except Plantations, which is in the range of Rs.7930 to 8144 Per Month. However, all other conditions are uniform.

Highly Skilled : Basic Rs.15,423.40 + VDA
Skilled : Basic Rs.14,021.27 + VDA
Semi Skilled : Basic Rs.12,746.61 + VDA
Unskilled : Basic Rs.11,587.83 + VDA

VDA payable @ 4 paise per point increase over and above CPI 6537 effective from the date of the Notification i.e., 30.12.2017. VDA payable will be Rs.367.20, in addition to the above wages

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