Minimum Wages in Bihar w.e.f. October 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013

Bihar Minimum Wages w.e.f. October 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013
Sr. No.Scheduled EmploymentCategory of WorkersBasic Minimum WagesV.D.A.Total Minimum Wages
In Rupees Per Day
1 Agriculture Unskilled  145 6 151
2 Agarbati industry Unskilled  145 6 151
Semi-skilled 151 6 157
Skilled 185 7 192
Highly skilled 226 9 235
Clerical/ Supervisory 161 6 167
3 Aluminum industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
4 Automobile Engg. Shop Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
5 Bakeries & Confectionaries Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
6 Asbestos Cement industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
7 Biscuits industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
8 Book Binding industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
9 Brick Manufactory Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
10 Cement Hume Pipe, Electric Pole and Railway Sleeper manufacture industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
11 Cement Priestesses Products industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
12 Chemical and Pharmaceutical industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
13 Cinema industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
14 Coal Briquettes industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
15 Cold Storage Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
16 Construction or maintenance of roads or in building operations. Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
17 Cooperative Sector Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
18 Courier Service Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
19 Dafti Card-Board Hill- Board Corrugated-Board Straw-Board /Manufactory Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
20 Dairies & Poultry Farms Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
21 Dam Construction & irrigation Works Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
22 Distilleries Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
23 Domestic Workers Washing clothes/utensils/housekeeping. (1000 sq. ft. house) (one hour) (per month) 452 18 470
Washing clothes/utensils/ housekeeping. (eight hours) (per month) 452 18 470
24 Earth Cutting operations For every 90 cubic ft. of soft earth 151 6 157
For every 75 cubic ft. of hard earth 151 6 157
For every 60 ft. of highly hard earth 151 6 157
Note: Decision of 15% less earth cutting for women worker, but will get equal wage    
25 Electronics Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
26 Electric and other types of Bulbs and Florence Tube Manufacture industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
27 Electro Casting & Metal Furnishing Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
28 Engineering industries (employment more than 50 workers) Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
29 Filtered Rice Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
30 Fisheries Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
31 Forestry & Timbering Operations Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
32 Foundry industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
33 Glass industry (excluding Glass Sheets) Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
34 Glass Sheet Manufactory Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
35 Gold & Silver ornaments & articles of artistic design. Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
36 Gun Factory Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
37 Hair Cutting Saloons Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
38 Handloom industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
39 Hard Coke Ovens Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
40 Hotels, Eating House and Restaurants Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
41 Hosiery Manufactory Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
42 Ice Cream and Cold Drinks Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
43 Information Technology Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
44 Jute industry and similar works Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
45 Khadi and Village industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
46 Khandsari industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
47 Lac Manufactory Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
48 Laundry & Washing Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
49 Leather goods Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
50 Loading & Unloading Operations Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
51 Mica Works Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
52 Minerals Grinding industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
53 Minor Engineering (Excluding Automobile Engineering shops less than 50 workers) Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
54 Oil Mills Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
55 Paper industries Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
56 Papad industry Unskilled  145 6 151
Semi-skilled 151 6 157
Skilled 185 7 192
Highly skilled 226 9 235
Clerical/ Supervisory 161 6 167
57 Petrol and Diesel Pumps Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
58 Plastic industries Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
59 Plucking& Processing of kendu Leaves Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
60 Ply Wood Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
61 Potteries Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
62 Power loom industries Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
63 Printing Press Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
64 Private Ferries and L.T.C. Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
65 Private Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Clinics Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
66 Private security Agency Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
67 Public Motor Transport Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
68 Refractories, Fire bricks & Ceramics industries Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
69 Religious and Social institutions Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
70 Rice Mill, Flour Mill and Dal Mill Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
71 Rolling of Iron Rods, Plates, Angle etc, Work Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
72 Rubber & Rubber compound industry.(in which manufacture of Tyre and Tube also) Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
73 Safai Karamcharies Unskilled  145 6 151
Semi-skilled 151 6 157
Skilled 185 7 192
Highly skilled 226 9 235
Clerical/ Supervisory 161 6 167
74 Sailers Employment Unskilled  145 6 151
Semi-skilled 151 6 157
Skilled 185 7 192
Highly skilled 226 9 235
Clerical/ Supervisory 161 6 167
75 Shop selling Cooked Food Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
76 Shops or Establishments other than that covered under any of other entire in this schedule Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
77 Silk industry including manufacture of silk, artificial silk and other staple yarn Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
78 Sindoor and Rang Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
79 Soap making industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
80 Stone Breaking and Stone Crushing Operations Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
81 Sales Promotion of medicine Unskilled  139 6 145
Semi-skilled 151 6 157
Skilled 177 7 184
Highly skilled 216 9 225
Clerical/ Supervisory 170 7 177
82 Tailoring industry Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
83 Tea Plantation Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
84 Tanneries and Leather Manufactory Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
85 Tobacco (including bidi making) manufactory Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
86 University Education Research or Cultural institution Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
87 Wood Works and furniture Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174
88 Woolen Carpet making or shawl weaving establishment Unskilled  151 6 157
Semi-skilled 158 6 164
Skilled 192 8 200
Highly skilled 234 9 243
Clerical/ Supervisory 167 7 174

 

Minimum Wage Rates last updated by Paycheck India on November 6, 2012

Definition: Unskilled, Semi-skilled, Skilled & Highly Skilled Workers

Source: Department of Labour and Employment, Government of India

Disclaimer: Minimum Wages have been provided by the Labour Departments of respective states.
All efforts have been made to update the minimum wage data on a regular basis.However, there
might be unforeseen errors.

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