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Goa Government’s increase in minimum rates of wages effective from 1/4/2023


Contents News/Article Date: 30th May 2023

Relating to which Act: The Minimum Wages Act 1948         

Penalty under the Act: The Central Act treats all violation of the working hours, minimum wages and similar conditions as an offence. These are punishable by penalties which can take the shape of 10000 INR fine or five years of imprisonment.

Applicable to which State: State of GOA   

Type: GOA’s Office of the Commissioner, Labour & Employment, Order No. CLE/PA/MWA/VDA-10-2016-1389 dated 30/5/2023 issued by Commissioner, Labour & Employment                                                                                      

Pertains to: For various categories of employees employed in scheduled employments   

Relevance of this news:  Karma Global is in the business of HR Services, Payroll, Outsourcing and Regulatory Compliances right from its inception in 2004 and since then, has brought in a lot of efficiencies and technological upgradations with experts on its roll, to ease the hassles of Payroll Processing, Temp Staffing, On-boarding, Employee Life Cycle, Statutory, Regulatory and Payroll compliances by providing customized solutions to all its elite clients.

Karma Global has a system to regularly track announcement of minimum wages declared and also consumer price index and in this respect, the Goa Government has announced the Consumer Price Index (Cost of Living Index) Numbers applicable from 1/4/2023.

Karma Global will inform all its clients accordingly so that this knowledge information is known to all of them

And in this instance: The Government of Goa revises the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average consumer price index number for the preceding period of 6 months and thereby increasing the points for industrial workers for various categories of employees employed in scheduled employments effective from 1/4/2023.

Subject: Goa Government’s increase in minimum rates of wages effective from 1/4/2023.


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