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Punjab revises rates of mimimum wages

Posted on Nov 22, 08:13PM | UNI

The Punjab government has revised the minimum rates of wages in the state.

These revised rates would come into force with effect from September one, 2012. Labour Minister Surjit Kumar Jayani said today.

He said the minimum wages of unskilled worker would be Rs 5200 now per month. Semi skilled worker would now get Rs 5980, skilled worker Rs 6877, highly skilled 7909, staff category A Rs 10370, Staff category B Rs 8700, Staff category C Rs 7200, staff category D Rs 6000.

Earlier, minimum wages of unskilled worker were Rs 4568, semi-skilled worker Rs 4913, skilled worker Rs 5297 and highly skilled worker Rs 5743.