Andaman and Nicobar is revised with effect from 01.01.2019 for various categories of workers
Office of the Labour Commissioner, Andaman and Nicobar Administration issued Order vide F.NO 16/1/MW/2013-14/LC&DET/01 Port Blair, Dated the of January 2019 regarding Andaman and Nicobar Minimum Wages with effect from 01.01.2019 and details as follows.
Whereas in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act 1948 read with Notification No. LP 24(1) dated the 16th March 1949 of the Govt. of India, Ministry of Labour, the Lt.Governor (Administrator), Andaman & Nicobar Islands had last revised minimum rates of wages in the Six schedules of Employment covered under Minimum Wages Act, 1948 in the Union Territory of A&N Islands vide Notification No 300/2017/F.No.16/1/MW/2013-14/LC&DET dated 11th December 2017.
|Category of employee||Minimum wage per day|
|Semi-Skilled/Unskilled supervisory||Rs 508/-|
|Highly Skilled||Rs 651/-|
And whereas the rates are required to be revised on six monthly basis in pursuance of the above said Notification.
Now, therefore the Lt.Governor (Administrator), A&N Islands declares the following minimum rates of wages w.e.f 01-01-2019 across Six schedules of employments, in addition to Govt Deptt/Offices/Industrial Establishments taking into account the Average All India Consumer Price Index for the period April 2018 to September 2018.
The other terms and conditions as mentioned in the above referred notification dated 11-12¬2017 shall remain unchanged.
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Source: Andaman & Nicobar Islands