West Bengal Minimum Wages w.e.f July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013

Minimum wages in India 2013: West Bengal Minimum Wages w.e.f July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013
Name of the Scheduled Employments Area Category of worker- skill wise
Unskilled Semi-skilled Skilled Highly 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)
Agriculture WB 193 without food 213 without food 234without food -
179 with food 199 with food 220 with food  
Bakery ZONE A 231      
ZONE B 220      
Beedi Leaf Plucking WB 193 213 234  
Bell Metal and Brass Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Bone Meal Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266  
Brick manufacturing Calcutta 182 185 1934  
Ceramic Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Chakki Mills ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Cinchona Plantation WB 193      
Chartered Accountants, Auditors etc Firms Calcutta 231 254 279  
Cigarette Manufacturing RATES ARE GOVERNED BY AGREEMENTS
Cinema Industry (cinema house exhibition) CH 145.11 148 148  
Cinema Industry (production side) WB 145.11 148 151  
Cinema Industry (distribution side) WB 145,11 148 148  
Cold Storage Minimum rates of wages are not yet fixed.
Clinical Nursing Home ZONE A 231 254 279 307
ZONE B 220 242 266 292
Construction & Maintenance of Road  or building operation ZONE A 231 254 279 307
ZONE B 220 242 266 292
Dal Mills ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266  
Decoration ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Fishery WB 193      
Flour Mills ZONE A 231 254 279 307
ZONE B 220 242 266 292
Forestry or Timber Operation WB 193 (Adult Worker)      
Fountain Pen and Ball Point Pen Industry 231 254 279    
220 242 266    
Glass Industry WB 188 189 191 193
Godown(WB) ZONE A 231 - - -
ZONE B 220
Handloom WB 193 - - -
Hosiery Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Hotel and Restaurant ZONE A 231 254 279 307
ZONE B 220 242 266 292
Iron Fuondary Kolkata High Court in W.P. No.731 of 2012 & GA 221 of 2013 has passed an interim order of restraint on giving effect to Notification No.106-MW/2W-21/2010 dt 04.04.2012 revising Minimum Wages in Iron Foundry
Lac Manufactures WB 193 213 234  
Medicinal Plant other than Cinchona WB 193      
Oil Mills ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Paints & Chemicals Factories ZONE A 231 254 279 307
ZONE B 220 242 266 292
Paper Board & straw Board Mfg. Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Plastic Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Plywood Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Power Loom (Less than 10 person) ZONE A 231 254 267.08  
ZONE B 220 242 251.04 -
Power Loom (10 or more person) ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Printing Press ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266  
Public Motor Transport WB 225.00 (Cleaner & Lorry Coolies) 227 (Conductor) 227.35 (Fitters and Time Keepers) 230 (Drivers and Mechanics)
Refractory Industry WB 193.31 196 198 200
Rice Mills WB 193 213 234 257
Rope Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Rubber and Rubber Products Calcutta 188.81 189 190  
Salt Manufacturing Industry WB 193 213 234 257
Saw Mills ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Sericulture Nursery & Cultivation (B) Silk Spinning And/Or Weaving ( Hand Loom) WB 193      
Security services ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Shoes Making  Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Silk Mills ZONE A 231      
ZONE B 220      
Silk Printing ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Stone Breaking and Stone crushing ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Sweeping and cleaning excluding activities prohibited under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Tailoring Industry ZONE A 231 254 279  
ZONE B 220 242 266 -
Tanneries & Leather Manufacturing  ZONE A 231 254 279 -
ZONE B 220 242 266  
Tea Plantation RATES ARE NOW GOVERNED BY AGREEMENT
Tobacco (Beedi Making) Calcutta 189 191    
How. Hoog 172 173 per 1000 beedi rolled    
Other District 170 171    
Tobacco Gowdown WB 193      

 

NOTE:

Area CAL: Indicates rates prescribed for Kolkata, North 24 Pgs & South 24 Pgs only; rates are different in other Districts of WB.
Area CH :Indicates rates prescribed for Kolkata and Howrah Municipal Corporation.
Area WB: Indicates rates prescribed for WHOLE OF WEST BENGAL
For other employments Area under: Zone A: (i) Areas Notified under Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), (ii) Asansol Municipal Corporation, (iii) Durgapur Municipal Corporation, (iv) Siliguri Municipal Corporation,(v) Digha-Shankarpur Development Authority, (vi) Thermal Power Plant areas including Township areas, (vii) All the Municipal areas in different districts (viii) All the Sub-Divisions in the districts of Howrah, Hooghly, Burdwan and 24- Parganas (N) [excluding Barasat and Basirhat], (ix) Alipore Sub-Division and Baruipur Sub-Division in the district of 24- Parganas (S), (x) Midnapore Sadar Sub-Division and Kharagpur Sub-Divisionin the district of West Midnapur, (xi) Siliguri Sub-Division in the district of Darjeeling,(xii) Bankura Sub-Division and Bishnupur Sub-Division in the district of Bankura, and (xiii) Raghunathpur Sub-Division in the district of Purulia; Zone A: 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;
The employment of 'Bakery' includes ' Biscuit manufacturing units' also as per clarification issued by the Labour Depatment, Govt. of W. B.
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