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West Bengal Minimum Wages w.e.f January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014

Minimum Wages in India 2014: Revised minimum wages in west bengal from january 1, 2014 to june 30, 2014 for agriculture, beedi rolling, handloom, construction, plastic industry, printing industry.
Name of the Scheduled Employments Area Category of worker- skill wise
Unskilled Semi-skilled Skilled Highly Skilled
Total Minimum Wages per day (In Rs) Total Minimum Wages per day (In Rs) Total Minimum Wages per day (In Rs) Total Minimum Wages per day (In Rs)
Agriculture WB 5347.00 (206.00) (without food) 5882.00 (226.00)  (without food) 6471.00 (249.00) (without food) -
4966.00 (191.00) (with food)  5486.00 (211.00) with food)  6084.00 (234.00) with food)   
Bakery ZONE A 6370.00 (245.00)      
ZONE B 6075.00 (234.00)      
Beedi Leaf Plucking WB 5347.00 (206.00) 5882 (226.23) 6471 (248.88)  
Bell Metal and Brass Industry ZONE A 6370.00 (245.00) 7007 (269.5) 7708 (296)  
ZONE B 6075.00(234.00) 6682 (257) 7350 (282.7) -
Bone Meal Industry ZONE A 6370.00 (245.00) 7007 (269.5) 7708 (296)  
ZONE B 6075.00(234.00) 6682 (257) 7350 (282.7)  
Brick manufacturing Calcutta 5188.00 (199.54) 5288 (226.23) 5488 (211)  
Ceramic Industry ZONE A 6370.00 (245.00) 7007 (269.5) 7708 (296)  
ZONE B 6075.00(234.00) 6682 (257) 7350 (282.7) -
Chakki Mills ZONE A 6370.00 (245.00) 7007 (269.5) 7708 (296)  
ZONE B 6075.00(234.00) 6682 (257) 7350 (282.7) -
Cinchona Plantation WB 5347.00 (206.00)      
Chartered Accountants, Auditors etc Firms Calcutta 245 269.5 296 326
Cigarette Manufacturing RATES ARE GOVERNED BY AGREEMENTS
Cinema Industry (cinema house exhibition) CH 3906.25 (150.24) 3922.87 (150.87) 3995.6 (156.67)  
Cinema Industry (production side) WB 3906.25 (150.24) 4046.77 (155.65) 4161.83 (160)  
Cinema Industry (distribution side) WB 3906.25 (150.24) (Peon etc.) 3995.6 (153.67)(Clerks etc.) 4016.38 (154.47) (Stenographer)  
Cold Storage Minimum rates of wages are not yet fixed.
Clinical Nursing Home ZONE A 245 269.5 296 326
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 311
Construction & Maintenance of Road  or building operation ZONE A 245 269.5 296 326
ZONE B 233.65 255 282.7 311
Dal Mills ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 255 282.7  
Decoration ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 255 282.7 -
Fishery WB 5347.00(206.00)      
Flour Mills ZONE A 245 269.5 296 326
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 311
Forestry or Timber Operation WB 5347.00(206.00)      
Fountain Pen and Ball Point Pen Industry ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7  
Glass Industry WB 5068.00(195.00) 5088 (195.69) 5138 (197.61) 5193 (199.73)
Godown(WB) ZONE A 6370.00(245.00) - - -
ZONE B 6075.00(234.00)
Handloom WB 5347.00(206.00) - - -
Hosiery Industry ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 255 282.7 -
Hotel and Restaurant ZONE A 245 269.5 296 326
ZONE B 233.65 255 282.7 311
Iron Fuondary Kolkata High Court in W.P. No.731 of 2012 & GA 221 of 2013 has passed an interim order of restraint on giving effect to Notification No.106-MW/2W-21/2010 dt 04.04.2012 revising Minimum Wages in Iron Foundry
Lac Manufactures WB 5347.00(206.00) 5882 (226.23)  6471.00 (248.88)  
Medicinal Plant other than Cinchona WB 5347.00(206.00)      
Oil Mills ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 255 282.7 -
Paints & Chemicals Factories ZONE A 245 269.5 296 326
ZONE B 233.65 255 282.7 311
Paper Board & straw Board Mfg. Industry ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 255 282.7 -
Plastic Industry ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Plywood Industry ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Power Loom (Less than 10 person) ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Power Loom (10 or more person) ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Printing Press ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7  
Public Motor Transport WB 6063.80 (233.00) (Cleaner & Lorry Coolies) 6116.8 (235.26) (Conductor) 6124.8  (235.57) (Fitters and Time Keepers) 6195.8 (238.3) (Drivers and Mechanics)
Refractory Industry WB 5304.00(204.00) 5364 (206.31) 5424 (208.62) 5484 (210.92)
Rice Mills WB 5347.00(206.00) 5882 (226.23)  6471.00 (248.88) 7119 (273.81)
Rope Industry ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Rubber and Rubber Products Calcutta 5087.00(195.65) 5098 (196.07) 5124 (190.07)  
Salt Manufacturing Industry WB 5347.00(206.00) 5882 (226.23)  6471.00 (248.88) 7119 (273.81)
Saw Mills ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Sericulture Nursery & Cultivation (B) Silk Spinning And/Or Weaving ( Hand Loom) WB 5347.00(206.00)      
Security services ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Shoes Making  Industry ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Silk Mills ZONE A 245      
ZONE B 233.65      
Silk Printing ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Stone Breaking and Stone crushing ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Sweeping and cleaning excluding activities prohibited under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Tailoring Industry ZONE A 245 269.5 296  
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7 -
Tanneries & Leather Manufacturing  ZONE A 245 269.5 296 -
ZONE B 233.65 257 282.7  
Tea Plantation RATES ARE NOW GOVERNED BY AGREEMENT
Tobacco (Beedi Making) Calcutta 5101.72.(196.22) 197.32    
How. Hoog 4573.14.(175.89) 176.84 } Per 1000 Beedi Rolled.    
Other District 4493.84.(172.84) 173.79    
Tobacco Gowdown WB 5347.00(206.00)      

 

NOTE:

Area CAL: Indicates rates prescribed for Kolkata, North 24 Pgs & South 24 Pgs only; rates are different in other Districts of WB.
Area CH :Indicates rates prescribed for Kolkata and Howrah Municipal Corporation.
Area WB: Indicates rates prescribed for WHOLE OF WEST BENGAL
For other employments Area under: Zone A: (i) Areas Notified under Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), (ii) Asansol Municipal Corporation, (iii) Durgapur Municipal Corporation, (iv) Siliguri Municipal Corporation,(v) Digha-Shankarpur Development Authority, (vi) Thermal Power Plant areas including Township areas, (vii) All the Municipal areas in different districts (viii) All the Sub-Divisions in the districts of Howrah, Hooghly, Burdwan and 24- Parganas (N) [excluding Barasat and Basirhat], (ix) Alipore Sub-Division and Baruipur Sub-Division in the district of 24- Parganas (S), (x) Midnapore Sadar Sub-Division and Kharagpur Sub-Divisionin the district of West Midnapur, (xi) Siliguri Sub-Division in the district of Darjeeling,(xii) Bankura Sub-Division and Bishnupur Sub-Division in the district of Bankura, and (xiii) Raghunathpur Sub-Division in the district of Purulia; Zone A: Rest of West Bengal.
To arrive at daily rate, monthly rate will have to be divided by 26 and to be rounded off to the nearest rupee, to arrive at weekly rate; daily rate will have to be multiplied by 6;
A normal working day shall consist of eight and half hours of work including interval for half-an-hour for rest;
The employment of 'Bakery' includes ' Biscuit manufacturing units' also as per clarification issued by the Labour Depatment, Govt. of W. B.