Minimum Wages in West Bengal w.e.f. January 1, 2013

Minimum Wages in India 2013 : Get revised minimum wages for West Bengal w.e.f January 1, 2013
Sr.No. Name of the Scheduled EmploymentsAreaCategory of worker- skill wise
UnskilledSemi-skilledSkilledHighly Skilled
Total Minimum Wages per day (In Rs)Total Minimum Wages per day (In Rs)Total Minimum Wages per day (In Rs)Total Minimum Wages per day (In Rs)
1 Agriculture WB 127 without food 140 without food 154 without food -
118 with food 131 with food 145 with food  
2 Bell Metal and Brass Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
3 Ceramic Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
4 Chakki Mills ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
5 Cinchona Plantation WB ADULT WORKER 220.73
6 Clinical Nursing Home ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08 293.77
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 276.15
7 Construction & Maintenance of Road  or building operation ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08 293.77
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 276.15
8 Dal Mills ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04  
9 Decoration ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
10 Fishery WB ADULT WORKER 220.73
11 Flour Mills ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08 293.77
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 276.15
12 Godown(WB) ZONE A 220.73 - - -
ZONE B 207.5
13 Handloom WB 220.73 - - -
14 Hosiery Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
15 Medicinal Plant other than Cinchona WB ADULT WORKER 220.73
16 Oil Mills ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
17 Paints & Chemicals Factories ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08 293.77
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 276.15
18 Paper Board & straw Board Mfg. Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
19 Plastic Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
20 Plywood Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
21 Power Loom (Less than 10 person) ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
22 Power Loom (10 or more person) ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
23 Rice Mills WB 220.73 242.81 267.08 293.77
24 Rope Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
25 Salt Manufacturing Industry WB 220.73 242.81 267.08 293.77
26 Saw Mills ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
27 Security services ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
28 Shoes Making  Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
29 Silk Printing ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
30 Stone Breaking and Stone crushing ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
31 Sweeping and cleaning excluding activities prohibited under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
32 Tailoring Industry ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08  
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04 -
33 Tanneries & Leather Manufacturing  ZONE A 220.73 242.81 267.08 -
ZONE B 207.5 228.19 251.04  

 

N.B. Implementing areas : Zone ‘A’= (i) Areas Notified under Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), (ii) Asansol Municipal Corporation, (iii) Durgapur Municipal Corporation, (iv) Siliguri Municipal Corporation, (v) Haldia Municipality, (vi) Digha Development Authority and (vii) Thermal Power Plant areas including Township areas.

Zone ‘B’ = Rest of West Bengal;
To arrive at daily rate, monthly rate will have to be divided by 26 and to be rounded off to the nearest rupee, to arrive at weekly rate; daily rate will have to be multiplied by 6;
A normal working day shall consist of eight and half hours of work including interval for half-an-hour for rest;

 

 

Minimum Wage Rates last updated by Paycheck India on April 8, 2013

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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