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Delhi Minimum Wages


Delhi Minimum Wages March to August 2017

As per labour department notification dated 3rd March, 2017 the Minimum wages of Delhi as revised as follows with effect from March 2017 to August 2017 after considering the recommendations of the Minimum Wages Advisory Committee constituted vide notification no.13 (16)/MW/1/2008/Lab./1859 dated the 15th September, 2016 under sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and Cabinet Decision no. 2466.

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DELHI MINIMUM WAGES (March 2017 to August 2017)
Category Of Employees Per Day Wages(Rs) Per Month Wages( Rs)
Unskilled 513 13350
Semi-Skilled 565 14698
Skilled 622 16182
Clerical and Supervisory Staff    
Non Matriculate 565 14698
Matriculate but not Graduate 622 16182
Graduate & Above 677 17604


The rates of minimum wages being fixed are linked with All India Consumer Price Index Series, 2001 (Base 2001=100). For Dearness Allowance neutralization, the rate of adjustment shall be Rs. 1.35 per point for Unskilled, Rs.1.50 per point for Semi skilled, Rs. 1.65 per point for Skilled, Rs. 1.50 per point for Non matriculates, Rs. 1.65 per point for Matriculates but not Graduate and Rs. 1.80 per point for Graduate and above. Adjustment will be made six monthly that is on 1st April and 1st October each year after taking into account the average index numbers for July to December of the previous year and January to June of the current year respectively.

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In case there is shortfall in All India Consumer Price Index, as a result of which dearness allowance apparently decreases, in that case there shall be no impact on notified applicable minimum rates of wages for different category of workmen/employees.

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The Amount of Dearness Allowance in fraction, if any, would be rounded off to the next higher rupee.


All workmen who are covered under The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 and Employees Provident Fund & Misc. Provisions Act, 1952 and the employers would continue to deposit employer’s contribution towards ESI and PF as per prescribed rates of contribution as per revised Minimum Wages.

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Delhi Minimum Wages from 01.10.2017 to 31.03.2018

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