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Tamil Nadu’s 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 Tamil Nadu    

Type: Office of the Commissioner of Labour, Chennai, statement of average points for Chennai city No. 73 / 4023 / 2023   with effective from 1/4/2023                                                                                   

Pertains to: For various categories of employees employed in 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 Tamil Nadu 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 Tamil Nadu revises the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average consumer price index number for the calendar year 2022 in respect of various scheduled employments notified under the minimum wages act, 1948 with effective from 1/4/2023.

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


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