Telangana Minimum Wages from 01st October 2018 to 31st March 2019
Commissioner of Labour Telangana issued press note regarding Minimum Wages for the period from 01.10.2018 to 31.03.2019 and details as follows.
The Commissioner of Labour, Telangana, Hyderabad, and the Competent Authority under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, has declared the average State Industrial Workers Consumer Price Index Numbers for the half year ending June,2018, as 1325 points (Base year 1982=100 series) for Industrial Workers under Part-I and 987 points (Base year 1986=100 series) for Agricultural Workers under, Part-II which are applicable for the period from 01.10.2018 to 31.03.2019 in various Scheduled Employments notified under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, in the State of Telangana for the purpose of calculation of Variable Dearness Allowance.
Any Manufacturing process carried out in any factory as defined in Section 2(m) or Section 85 of the Factories Act,1948 other than those notified under Part – I or Part – II of the schedule of the Minimum Wages Act,1948.
The Main Objective of Minimum Wages is to provide for fixing the minimum rates of wages in certain employments.
It provides for fixing minimum wages in certain employments where labour is ignorant or less organised and is vulnerable to exploitation.
The Act provides for the fixation of a minimum time rate, a minimum piece rate, a guaranteed time rate, an overtime rate appropriate to different occupations and different classes of workers.
The employer is required to pay to every employee, engaged in a scheduled employment under him, wages at a rate not less than the minimum rate of wages notified for that class of employees without any deduction except as may be authorised.
Every employer is required to maintain registers and records giving particulars of employees, the work performed by them, the wages paid to them, the receipts given by them and any other required particulars.
To detail Notification please click belowTelangana-Minimum-Wages-Press-Note.pdf (24 downloads)
Source: Telangana Commissioner of Labour