Minimum Wage – Tamil Nadu

  • Valid in December 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.
 69.73  136.85  206.58
Aerated Water Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 70.00  158.88  228.88
Appalam Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 93.42  138.46  231.88
Automobile Workshops
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 109.15  140.77  249.92
Auto Rickshaw and Taxi
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 138.50  178.65  317.15
Bakeries and Biscuits Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 78.00  110.00  188.00
Bricks and Tiles Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 74.00  105.00  179.00
Carpentry and Black Smith
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 127.00  181.73  308.73
Chemical and Fertilizers Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 87.42  134.62  222.04
Cinema Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 128.73  254.85  383.58
Coaching Academics*
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 51.92  101.15  153.07
Coconut Peeling Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 79.00  115.00  194.00
Coir Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 90.00  188.77  278.77
Coffee Curing Works
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 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.
 117.00  220.00  337.00
Cotton Ginning and Pressing Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 91.00  138.46  229.46
Distribution of Liquid Petroleum Gas Cylinders
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 82.69  163.62  246.31
Electronics Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 91.00  134.62  225.62
Food Processing Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 86.50  111.73  198.23
Forestry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 39.00  204.50  243.50
General Engineering & Fabrication Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 104.00  162.88  266.88
Gold and Silver Articles Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 131.00  253.60  384.60
Granite Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 130.26  258.00  388.26
Hotels and Restaurants
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 98.85  177.92  276.77
Hospitals and Nursing Homes
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 107.19  207.31  314.50
Laundries and Washing Cloths (including Wollen)
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 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.
 85.00  139.05  224.05
Match Manufacturing
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 68.50  130.90  199.40
Mat Weaving and Basket Making
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 75.00  95.00  170.00
Medical and Sales Representative
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 129.73  167.50  297.23
Motion Picture Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 103.07  202.92  305.99
Neera Tapping
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 154.00  198.00  352.00
Oil Mills
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 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.
 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.
 83.42  107.62  191.04
Power Loom Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 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.
 47.12  139.81  186.93
Printing Press
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 72.81  107.69  180.50
Public Motor Transport
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 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.
 88.50  130.00  218.50
Sago Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 94.50  190.35  284.85
Salt Pans
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 89.00  110.00  199.00
Sea Food processing Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 79.92  157.31  237.23
Security Guards
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 90.35  140.19  230.54
Sericulture Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 95.00  122.00  217.00
Shops and Commercial Establishments
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 78.88  155.73  234.61
Silk Twisting Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 97.00  188.15  285.15
Soap Manufacturing Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 122.00  254.85  376.85
Tailoring Establishments
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 70.19  119.42  189.61
Textile mills (Apprentice)
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 110.00  212.70  322.70
Timber Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 132.50  261.75  394.25
Tin Container Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 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.
 96.15  206.08  302.23
Tobacco Manufacturing - Beedi Rolling
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 37.20  94.38  131.58
Tobacco Manufacturing - Scented and chewing Tobacco
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 67.50  130.90  198.40
Tobacco Manufacturing - Snuff Industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 78.00  147.25  225.25
Vessels Utensils Manufactory
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 72.00  105.00  177.00
Wollen Carpet and shawl weaving industry
Minimum wage with effect from Apr 01, 2018 till Mar 31, 2019.
 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.

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