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Proposal to Amend Minimum Wages Act

Proposal to Amend Minimum Wages Act
The Government is in the process of consulting various stake holders and is yet to take a final decision on the proposal for amending the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and fixing a statutory National Floor Level Minimum Wage.
On the basis of the information available, a statement showing the range of minimum rates of wages under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 in different States/Union Territories is given below:-
RANGE OF MINIMUM WAGES FOR UNSKILLED WORKERS
IN DIFFERENT STATES/UNION TERRITORIES.


Sl.No.
States/Union Territories
Range of Minimum Wage for Unskilled
Workers (In Rs. Per day)
Central Sphere*
156.00 – 256.00
State Sphere
1
Andhra Pradesh*
68.96 -231.71
2
Arunachal Pradesh
134.62 – 153.85
3
Assam*
66.50 – 100.00
4
Bihar*
138.00 – 144.00
5
Chhattisgarh*
104.60 – 151.04
6
Goa
150.00 – 157.00
7
Gujarat*
100.00 – 169.00
8
Haryana*
173.19
9
Himachal Pradesh
110.00
10
Jammu & Kashmir
110.00
11
Jharkhand*
127.00
12
Karnataka*
82.57 – 227.89
13
Kerala*
110.00 – 322.10
14
Madhya Pradesh*
119.00 – 169.03
15
Maharashtra*
95.65 – 248.15
16
Manipur
122.10
17
Meghalaya
100.00

The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge gave this information in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.
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