Minimum Wage – Tamil Nadu

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

Scheduled Employment

Basic per Day VDA per Day Total per Day
Agarbati Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 69.73  136.85  206.58
Aerated Water Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 70.00  158.88  228.88
Appalam Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 93.42  138.46  231.88
Automobile Workshops
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 109.15  140.77  249.92
Auto Rickshaw and Taxi
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 138.50  178.65  317.15
Bakeries and Biscuits Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 78.00  110.00  188.00
Bricks and Tiles Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 74.00  105.00  179.00
Carpentry and Black Smith
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 127.00  181.73  308.73
Chemical and Fertilizers Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 87.42  134.62  222.04
Cinema Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 128.73  254.85  383.58
Coaching Academics*
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 51.92  101.15  153.07
Coconut Peeling Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 79.00  115.00  194.00
Coir Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 90.00  188.77  278.77
Coffee Curing Works
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 73.00  105.00  178.00
Construction or Maintenance of Roads and Buildings
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 117.00  220.00  337.00
Cotton Ginning and Pressing Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 91.00  138.46  229.46
Distribution of Liquid Petroleum Gas Cylinders
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 82.69  163.62  246.31
Electronics Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 91.00  134.62  225.62
Food Processing Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 86.50  111.73  198.23
Forestry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 39.00  204.50  243.50
General Engineering & Fabrication Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 104.00  162.88  266.88
Gold and Silver Articles Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 131.00  253.60  384.60
Granite Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 130.26  258.00  388.26
Hotels and Restaurants
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 98.85  177.92  276.77
Hospitals and Nursing Homes
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 107.19  207.31  314.50
Laundries and Washing Cloths (including Wollen)
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 140.50  278.10  418.60
Loading and Unloading Operations in markets, shandies (fairs and market place) and other like places
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 85.00  139.05  224.05
Match Manufacturing
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 68.50  130.90  199.40
Mat Weaving and Basket Making
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 75.00  95.00  170.00
Medical and Sales Representative
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 129.73  167.50  297.23
Motion Picture Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 103.07  202.92  305.99
Neera Tapping
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 154.00  198.00  352.00
Oil Mills
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 83.00  111.04  194.04
Paper and Processes connected with Machine made Paper Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 87.27  112.50  199.77
Paper and Processes connected with Hand Made Paper
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 83.42  107.62  191.04
Power Loom Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 29.00  177.75  206.75
Polythene Processing Foam Item and Plastic Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 47.12  139.81  186.93
Printing Press
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 72.81  107.69  180.50
Public Motor Transport
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 137.30  270.58  407.88
Rice Mills, Flour Mills or Dal Mills
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 88.50  130.00  218.50
Sago Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 94.50  190.35  284.85
Salt Pans
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 89.00  110.00  199.00
Sea Food processing Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 79.92  157.31  237.23
Security Guards
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 90.35  140.19  230.54
Sericulture Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 95.00  122.00  217.00
Shops and Commercial Establishments
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 78.88  155.73  234.61
Silk Twisting Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 97.00  188.15  285.15
Soap Manufacturing Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 122.00  254.85  376.85
Tailoring Establishments
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 70.19  119.42  189.61
Textile mills (Apprentice)
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 110.00  212.70  322.70
Timber Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 132.50  261.75  394.25
Tin Container Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 91.00  179.96  270.96
Tobacco Manufacturing - Beedi Making (other than beedi rolling)
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 96.15  206.08  302.23
Tobacco Manufacturing - Beedi Rolling
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 37.20  94.38  131.58
Tobacco Manufacturing - Scented and chewing Tobacco
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 67.50  130.90  198.40
Tobacco Manufacturing - Snuff Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 78.00  147.25  225.25
Vessels Utensils Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 72.00  105.00  177.00
Wollen Carpet and shawl weaving industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019. Information last updated on this page Apr 01, 2018
 57.00  114.45  171.45

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.

* Coaching Academics that is to say tutorial colleges, Technical Institudes, Primary Schools, run on commercial lines without Govt. grant other than those run by Govt. and local bodies as the case may be.

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