Minimum Wage – Bihar - Loading & Unloading Operations

  • Valid in October 2019
  • The amounts are in Indian Rupee (₹).

Category of workers

Basic Minimum Wage VDA Total Minimum Wage Basic per Month VDA per Month
General Work - Unskilled - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 268.00  9.00  277.00 - -
General Work - Semi-skilled - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 279.00  10.00  289.00 - -
General Work - Skilled - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 340.00  12.00  352.00 - -
General Work - Highly skilled - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 415.00  14.00  429.00 - -
General Work - Clerical/ Supervisory - Per Month
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 7,683.00  272.00  7,955.00 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bags, Gur Chakkies, Fertilizer bales of cloths, Jute, Cotton etc, tin or drum of Kerosene oil, Mustered Oil, Coconut Oil and other oil, Dalda Malases, Paints tar etc- or any other load, not specified in this schedule from Godown or Shop or storage place to railways wagon, truck, bullock cart, etc- or from one place to another place and vice -versa for carrying loads every 200 meters or parts there of per load of - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 268.00  9.00  277.00 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bags, Gur Chakkies, Fertilizer bales of cloths, Jute, Cotton etc, tin or drum of Kerosene oil, Mustered Oil, Coconut Oil and other oil, Dalda Malases, Paints tar etc- or any other load, not specified in this schedule from Godown or Shop or storage place to railways wagon, truck, bullock cart, etc- or from one place to another place and vice -versa for carrying loads every 200 meters or parts there of per load of - Extra pay per load of less than 20 kg-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 3.84  0.13  3.97 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bags, Gur Chakkies, Fertilizer bales of cloths, Jute, Cotton etc, tin or drum of Kerosene oil, Mustered Oil, Coconut Oil and other oil, Dalda Malases, Paints tar etc- or any other load, not specified in this schedule from Godown or Shop or storage place to railways wagon, truck, bullock cart, etc- or from one place to another place and vice -versa for carrying loads every 200 meters or parts there of per load of - Extra pay per load from 20 to 40 kg-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 5.88  5.88  6.08 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bags, Gur Chakkies, Fertilizer bales of cloths, Jute, Cotton etc, tin or drum of Kerosene oil, Mustered Oil, Coconut Oil and other oil, Dalda Malases, Paints tar etc- or any other load, not specified in this schedule from Godown or Shop or storage place to railways wagon, truck, bullock cart, etc- or from one place to another place and vice -versa for carrying loads every 200 meters or parts there of per load of - Extra pay per load from 41 kg- to 65 kg-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 7.68  7.68  7.95 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bags, Gur Chakkies, Fertilizer bales of cloths, Jute, Cotton etc, tin or drum of Kerosene oil, Mustered Oil, Coconut Oil and other oil, Dalda Malases, Paints tar etc- or any other load, not specified in this schedule from Godown or Shop or storage place to railways wagon, truck, bullock cart, etc- or from one place to another place and vice -versa for carrying loads every 200 meters or parts there of per load of - Extra pay per load from 66 kg- to 85 kg-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 9.60  0.34  9.94 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bags, Gur Chakkies, Fertilizer bales of cloths, Jute, Cotton etc, tin or drum of Kerosene oil, Mustered Oil, Coconut Oil and other oil, Dalda Malases, Paints tar etc- or any other load, not specified in this schedule from Godown or Shop or storage place to railways wagon, truck, bullock cart, etc- or from one place to another place and vice -versa for carrying loads every 200 meters or parts there of per load of - Extra pay per load from 86 kg- to 100 kg-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 13.16  0.47  13.63 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bags, Gur Chakkies, Fertilizer bales of cloths, Jute, Cotton etc, tin or drum of Kerosene oil, Mustered Oil, Coconut Oil and other oil, Dalda Malases, Paints tar etc- or any other load, not specified in this schedule from Godown or Shop or storage place to railways wagon, truck, bullock cart, etc- or from one place to another place and vice -versa for carrying loads every 200 meters or parts there of per load of - Extra pay per load of from 101  kg- and above (rupees 2.14 Basic + .02 VDA for every 2 Kg- load over 101 kg-)
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 15.91  0.58  16.95 - -
Filling or weighing or welding of this and drums or arranging of Bags, Tins, Drums and other - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 268.00  9.00  277.00 - -
Filling or refilling or arranging of Bags, Tins and any other Load - Extra pay per load of up to 40 Kg-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 3.92  0.13  4.05 - -
Filling or refilling or arranging of Bags, Tins and any other Load - Extra pay per load from 41 Kg- to 65 Kg-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 5.88  0.20  6.08 - -
Filling or refilling or arranging of Bags, Tins and any other Load - Extra pay per load from 66 Kg- to 100 Kg-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 7.68  0.27  7.95 - -
Filling or refilling or arranging of Bags, Tins and any other Load - Extra pay per load from 101 Kg- and above (3.70 Rupees  and .04 VDA for every 10 Kg-load over 101 Kg-)
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 13.20  0.47  14.18 - -
Sewing of Bags of welding of tins or weighing of load above 10Kg- on scale -
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 4.00  0.14  4.14 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bamboo, wooden poles,Wooden logs, fuel wood and sugar cane - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 268.00  9.00  277.00 - -
Loading of Bamboo and Wooden Poles - Per Railway wagon
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 540.00  19.00  559.00 - -
Loading of Bamboo and Wooden Poles - Per Truck
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 257.00  9.00  266.00 - -
Loading of Bamboo and Wooden Poles - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 74.34  2.62  76.95 - -
Loading of Bamboo and Wooden Poles - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 51.98  1.83  53.82 - -
Loading of Wooden Logs and Fuel Woods - Per Railway wagon
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 540.00  19.00  559.00 - -
Loading of Wooden Logs and Fuel Woods - Per Truck
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 257.00  9.00  266.00 - -
Loading of Wooden Logs and Fuel Woods - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 74.58  2.62  77.20 - -
Loading of Wooden Logs and Fuel Woods - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 51.98  1.84  53.82 - -
Unloading of Bamboo Wooden poles, wooden logs and wood - Per Railway wagon
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 175.00  6.00  181.00 - -
Unloading of Bamboo Wooden poles, wooden logs and wood - Per Truck
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 74.58  2.62  77.20 - -
Unloading of Bamboo Wooden poles, wooden logs and wood - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 25.53  0.91  26.44 - -
Unloading of Bamboo Wooden poles, wooden logs and wood - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 14.86  0.52  15.38 - -
Loading and Unloading of Sugar Cane - Per Quintal
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 9.60  0.24  9.94 - -
Loading and Unloading of Bricks, Fire Bricks, Tiles, Fragile Wares made of cement or clay or glass, Boulders Ballast, chelly and coal - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 1,478.00  52.00  1,530.00 - -
Loading and Unloading of Fire Bricks, Tiles, Fragils, Water made of cement or clay or glass - Per Railway wagon
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 642.00  23.00  665.00 - -
Loading and Unloading of Fire Bricks, Tiles, Fragils, Water made of cement or clay or glass - Per Truck
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 185.00  7.00  192.00 - -
Loading and Unloading of Fire Bricks, Tiles, Fragils, Water made of cement or clay or glass - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 130.00  5.00  135.00 - -
Loading and Unloading of Fire Bricks, Tiles, Fragils, Water made of cement or clay or glass - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 123.00  1.00  124.00 - -
Loading of Bricks - Per Railway wagon
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 1,151.00  41.00  1,192.00 - -
Loading of Bricks - Per Truck
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 540.00  19.00  559.00 - -
Loading of Bricks - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 156.00  6.00  162.00 - -
Loading of Bricks - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 114.00  4.00  118.00 - -
Unloading of Bricks - Per Railway wagon
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 757.00  27.00  784.00 - -
Unloading of Bricks - Per Truck
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 366.00  13.00  379.00 - -
Unloading of Bricks - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 114.00  4.00  118.00 - -
Unloading of Bricks - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 74.58  2.62  77.20 - -
Loading of Stone chips & Challi - Per 100 cft-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 94.92  3.36  98.28 - -
Unloading of Stone chips & Challi - Per 100 cft-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 65.01  2.30  67.31 - -
Loading of Ballast & Bolders - Per 100 cft-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 90.58  3.02  93.60 - -
Unloading of Ballast & Bolders - Per 100 cft-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 65.01  2.30  67.31 - -
Loading and Unloading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 268.00  9.00  277.00 - -
Loading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Railway wagon
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 1,294.00  46.00  1,340.00 - -
Loading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Truck
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 598.00  21.00  619.00 - -
Loading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 174.00  6.00  180.00 - -
Loading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 598.00  1.00  599.00 - -
Unloading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Railway wagon
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 174.00  8.00  182.00 - -
Unloading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Truck
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 147.00  4.00  151.00 - -
Unloading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 872.00  1.00  873.00 - -
Unloading of Iron Rods, G-sheet, Iron Pipes, Humepipe, Machineries Equipments and other hard wires - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 441.00  0.85  441.85 - -
Loading and Unloading of Coal - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 268.00  9.00  277.00 - -
Loading of Coal - Per Railway wagon 4 wheel (Wagon of 22 tones capacity)
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 522.00  18.00  540.00 - -
Loading of Coal - Per Truck 200 Cft-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 325.16  12.00  337.16 - -
Loading of Coal - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 89.51  3.16  92.67 - -
Loading of Coal - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 74.58  2.62  77.20 - -
Unloading of Coal - Per Railway wagon 4 wheel (Wagon of 22 tones capacity)
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 354.00  13.00  367.00 - -
Unloading of Coal - Per Truck 200 Cft-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 205.00  7.00  212.00 - -
Unloading of Coal - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 47.79  1.70  49.49 - -
Unloading of Coal - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 30.22  1.07  31.29 - -
Loading and Unloading of Lime, Clay and Earth etc - Per Day
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 268.00  9.00  277.00 - -
Loading of Lime, Clay and Earth - Per Railway wagon 4 wheel (wagon of 22 tones capacity)
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 408.00  14.00  422.00 - -
Loading of Lime, Clay and Earth - Per Truck 200 Cft-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 237.00  9.00  246.00 - -
Loading of Lime, Clay and Earth - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 116.00  4.00  120.00 - -
Loading of Lime, Clay and Earth - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 89.27  3.16  92.43 - -
Unloading of Lime, Clay and Earth - Per Railway wagon 4 wheel (wagon of 22 tones capacity)
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 286.00  10.00  296.00 - -
Unloading of Lime, Clay and Earth - Per Truck 200 Cft-
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 127.00  4.00  131.00 - -
Unloading of Lime, Clay and Earth - Per Tyre cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 66.17  2.32  68.49 - -
Unloading of Lime, Clay and Earth - Per Bullock cart
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 46.05  1.63  47.68 - -
Loading and Unloading of Cement - Per bag
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2019 till Mar 31, 2020.
 9.49  0.34  9.83 - -

Working Hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 48

Definitions

Definition of Unskilled, Semi-skilled, Skilled & Highly Skilled Workers.
(i) Unskilled:
An unskilled employee is one who does operations that involve the performance of simple duties, which require the experience of little of no independent judgment or previous experience although familiarity with the occupational environment is necessary. His work may thus require in addition to physical exertion familiarity with variety of articles or goods.
(ii) Semi-skilled:
A semiskilled worker is one who does work generally of defined routine nature wherein the major requirement is not so much of the judgment, skill and but for proper discharge of duties assigned to him or relatively narrow job and where important decisions made by others. His work is thus limited to the performance of routine operations of limited scope.
(iii) Skilled:
A skilled employee is one who is capable of working efficiently of exercising considerable independent judgement and of discharging his duties with responsibility. He must posses a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the trade, craft or industry in which he is employed.
(iv) Highly Skilled:
A highly skilled worker is one who is capable of working efficiently and supervises efficiently the work of skilled employees.

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