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Notification

Chandigarh, 29th May 2019:  The half yearly Cost of Living Index Numbers of Chandigarh Centre (Base 2001 = 100) for industrial workers, issued by Labour Bureau, Shimla for the months of October, 2018 to March, 2019 are 1599.04, 1593.78, 1583.26, 1604.30, 1604.30 and 1614.82 respectively.  Thus the average cost of living index numbers as on 31.03.2019 is 1600. The previous average cost of living index number was 1561 points for the quarter ending 30.09.2018. Therefore, increase in average cost of living index number is 39 points and per point neutralization in minimum rates of wages for monthly rated employees under the Minimum Wages Act is Rs. 7/-. Thus minimum rates of wages for each category of employees have been increased by Rs. 273/- p.m. on the increase of 39 points.

The following are the minimum rates of wages payable for monthly & daily rated employees for the period starting from 01.04.2019 to 30.09.2019:

 

S.No.

Category of Employees

Rates of Minimum Wages (in Rupees)

  Monthly           Daily           Monthly             Daily

 

 

Old Rate 01.10.2018 to 31.3.2019

(in Rs.)

Old Rate 01.10.2018 to 31.3.2019

(in Rs.)

New Rate 01.04.2019 to 30.9.2019

(in Rs.)

New Rate 01.04.2019 to 30.9.2019

(in Rs.)

1.

Un-skilled

9774.00

376.00

10,047.00

386.00

2.

Semi-Skilled-II.

9924.00

382.00

10,197.00

392.00

3.

Semi-Skilled-I.

10,024.00

386.00

10,297.00

396.00

4.

Skilled-II

10,224.00

393.23

10,497.00

404.00

5.

Skilled-I

10,449.00

402.00

10,722.00

412.00

6.

Highly Skilled

10,849.00

417.26

11,122.00

428.00

7.

Class III (Staff)

10,049.00

387.00

10,322.00

397.00

8.

Class-II (Staff)

10,199.00

392.26

10,472.00

403.00

9.

Class I (Staff)

10,559.00

406.11

10,832.00

417.00

                                                                                                             

 

(Hotels, Restaurants, Tea Stall and Halwai)  

 

Sl. No.

Category of Employees

Without

Food and Lodging

With food and Lodging

For food and Lodging

 

 

 

New Rate 01.04.2019 to 30.9.2019

(in Rs.)

New Rate 01.04.2019 to 30.9.2019

(in Rs.)

New Rate 01.04.2019 to 30.9.2019

(in Rs.)

1.

Un-skilled

10,047.00

8791.00

1256.00

2.

Semi-Skilled-II.

10,197.00

8922.00

1275.00

3.

Semi-Skilled-I.

10,297.00

9010.00

1287.00

4.

Skilled-II

10,497.00

9185.00

1312.00

5.

Skilled-I

10,722.00

9382.00

1340.00

6.

Highly Skilled

11,122.00

9732.00

1390.00

7.

Class III (Staff)

10,322.00

9032.00

1290.00

8.

Class-II (Staff)

10,472.00

9163.00

1309.00

9.

Class I (Staff)

10,832.00

9478.00

1354.00