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Government of Rajasthan, Labour Department, announces Minimum Wages Draft Notification


Contents News/Article Date: 31st August 2023

Relating to which Act:  The Minimum Wages Act 1948         

Penalty under the Act: Any employer who contravenes any provision of this Act or of any rule or order made thereunder shall, if no other penalty is provided in this Act for such contravention, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both

Applicable to which State: Rajasthan  

Type: Government of Rajasthan, Labour Department, Notification No.23926 dated 31st August 2023

Pertains to: Different categories of employees in different scheduled employments

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Karma Global has a system to regularly track announcement of minimum wages declared and also consumer price index and in this respect, the Rajasthan government has announced draft minimum wages.

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

And in this instance: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved an increase in minimum wages for labourers by Rs 26 per day. This increase, which would be effective from January 1, 2023, comes just a few months before the state elections.

After the approval, an unskilled labourer will get Rs 285 per day (Rs 8,550 per month) instead of Rs 259, a semi-skilled labourer will get Rs 297 per day (Rs 8,910 per month) instead of Rs 271, a skilled labourer will get Rs 309 per day (Rs 9,270 per month  instead of Rs 283 and a highly skilled worker will get Rs 359 per day (Rs 10,770 per month) instead of Rs 333. It is noteworthy that the last increase of Rs 7 in minimum wages was implemented on July 1, 2021. According to an official statement, the ent, the state government is continuously taking important steps to provide economic and social support to workers.

Subject: Government of Rajasthan, Labour Department, announces minimum wages draft notification


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