Minimum Wages in Manipur

The State Government of Manipur revised the minimum wages effective from 27th December 2016.

The minimum wage rates are sub-divided under 15 schedules as follows:

  1. Schedule I: Employment in Agriculture
  2. Schedule II: Employment on Construction or Maintenance of Roads or in Building Operations
  3. Schedule III: Employment in Public Motor Transport
  4. Schedule IV: Employment in Shops and Establishments
  5. Schedule V: Employment in Dam Construction and Irrigation Works
  6. Schedule VI: Employment in Water Supply, Sanitation, and Drainage
  7. Schedule VII: Employment in Generation, Transmission, Distribution, and Supply of Electricity and Power
  8. Schedule VIII: Employment in Spinning, Weaving, Printing, Dying, Finishing, and Bleaching of Silk and Pina Fiber
  9. Schedule IX: Employment in Wool spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in Handloom or in Cotton Spinning in Mill or Handloom
  10. Schedule X: Employment in Manufacture of Dolls, Toys, and Brass and Bell Metal
  11. Schedule XI: Employment in Wood, Bamboo, and Cane Furniture and Fixtures
  12. Schedule XII: Employment in Metal and Alloy Industries
  13. Schedule XIII: Employment in Preparation of Soil, Land development, and Other Agricultural operations
  14. Schedule XIV: Employment in Plantation of Silkworms and Food plants for Silkworms
  15. Schedule XV: Employment in Maintenance of Silkworm plants in Sericulture farms
Minimum wage rates under Schedule I (Employment in Agriculture)
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Unskilled
(Surveyor, Senior field assistant, Laboratory, Senior carpenter, Senior driver, Blacksmith, Senior mechanic)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Semi-skilled
(Junior field assistant, junior laboratory, cinema operator, junior carpenter, Assistant cinema operator, Road moharrir, Thatcher, Junior mechanics, Junior driver)
Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
skilled
(Peon, Mali, Chowkidar, Laboratory attendant, Fieldman, Chainman, Man labor, Woman labor, Pump operator, Second driver, Cleaner)
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Minimum wage rates under Schedule II (Employment on Construction or Maintenance of Roads or in Building Operations):
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Unskilled
(Mazdoor, Ordinary labor, Thatcher, Waterman, Second class cerement, Chowkidar, Male mali, Excavator, Breaker, Hole driller, Stone crusher, Sweeper, Sprayman, Khallashi, Pump attendant, Boatman, Gauge reader, Packer, Pump driver, Electric generating driver, Lineman, Cable painter)
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Semi-skilled
(Second class mason, Second class blacksmith, Second class carpenter, second class painter, Mechanic, Electrician, Third class mason, Third class cerement, Third class carpenter, Second class fitter, Third class blacksmith, Welder, Road roller driver, Second class saw cement operator)
Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
skilled
(First class mason, First class painter, First class blacksmith, First class fitter, First class carpenter, Clerk, Driver, Head mechanics, Head electrician, Tracer)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Schedule III (Employment in Public Motor Transport):
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Unskilled
(Peon, Chowkidar, Mali, Laboratory cleaner, Electrician, Fitter, Sheet Metal Worker, Tinsmith, Oil fitter, Conductor)
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Semi-skilled
(Junior driver, Second class blacksmith, Second class carpenter, Upholster, First class fitter, Junior mechanic)
Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
skilled
(Clerk, Senior driver, Head mechanic, Head electrician, First class blacksmith, First class carpenter)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Schedule IV (Employment in Shops and Establishments):
EMPLOYMENTS CATEGORYCLASS OF EMPLOYEESMINIMUM WAGE RATES (PER DAY)MINIMUM WAGE RATES (PER MONTH)
Grocery/Kirana/Merchant/General/Cloth merchant Salesman Grade I, Godown Keeper, DriverRs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Salesman Grade IIRs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Helper/PallidarRs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Furniture CarpenterRs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Blacksmith/Painter/PolisherRs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Upholster/Welder/HelperRs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Hotels/Restaurant/Tea stallsCook/Karigar/TandooriaRs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Head bearer Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Boy helper/Boy cleaner/Helper/Cleaner/Waiter/Serviceman Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Rickshaw/Cycle/ Hardware/Book/ MedicineCompounder/Salesman/Driver Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Salesman/Mechanic/Fitter Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Weightman/Helper Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Tailoring Master/Salesman/Driver Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Salesman II/SticherRs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Helper/Unskilled tailor/Supplier Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Petrol Oil PumpsSalesman/DriverRs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Salesman/Second driver Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Pumpman/Helper/SupplierRs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
PhotographyPhotographer/Photofinisher/ DriverRs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Helper/Supplier Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Other shopsSalesman/Driver Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Salesman Grade II Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Helper/SupplierRs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Public TransportDriver/StationmasterRs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Line checker/Fitter/Ticket salesman/Second driver/Traffic inspector/Asst. Station master Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Helper/Cleaner/Conductor Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Cinema/TheatresHead machine operator/First class operator/Head electrician/DriverRs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Ticket salesman/Asst. Machine operator/Ticket checkerRs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Sweeper/Gatekeeper/Rewinder/CleanerRs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Clerical and other StaffManager/Bil clerk/UDC/Clerk Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Asst.manager/Cashier/Muneem/Accountant/ Steno-typist/Typist clerk Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Chowkidar/Peon/Mali Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule V:Employment in Dam Construction and Irrigation Works
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(First class mason/First class blacksmith/First class carpenter/Clerk/Driver/Head electrician/Tracer)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Semi-skilled
(Second class mason/ Second class blacksmith/ Second class painter/Mechanic/Electrician/Third class mason/First class cane man etc.
Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Unskilled
(Second class cane man/Chowkidar/Second class fitter/Mali/Excavator/Breaker/Hole driller/Sweeper/Stone crusher etc.
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule VI: Employment in Water Supply, Sanitation, and Drainage
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EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Driver/ Clerk/Typist/First class mason/First class blacksmith/Foreman/Surveyor etc.
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Semi-skilled
(Driver/Road moharrir/Junior supervision/Junior bill clerk/ Tracer/Meter reader/Mechanic etc.
Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Unskilled
(Chowkidar/Jugali/Khallashi/Asst.Lineman/Mali/Peon/Sweeper/ Store assistant/Pump operator)
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule VII: Employment in Generation, Transmission, Distribution, and Supply of Electricity and Power
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Driver/Clerk/Typist/First class mason/First class blacksmith/Surveyor etc.)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Semi-skilled
(Driver/Road moharrir/Junior supervision/Junior bill clerk/ Tracer/Meter reader/Mechanic etc.)
Rs. 248.00Rs. 7,440.00
Unskilled
(Chowkidar/Jugali/Khallashi/Asst.Lineman/Mali/Peon/Sweeper/ Store assistant/Pump operator)
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule VIII: Employment in Spinning, Weaving, Printing, Dying, Finishing, and Bleaching of Silk and Pina Fiber
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Weaver/Carpenter/Knitter/Blacksmith/Dyewrapper/Tailor/Cutter/Embroider/Wood carver/Printer/Clerk/Driver)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Unskilled
(Peon/Chowkidar/Cleaner/Mali/Labor/Jugali/Helper
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule IX: Employment in Wool spinning, Weaving, and Knitting in Handloom or in Cotton Spinning in Mill or Handloom
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Weaver/Carpenter/Knitter/Blacksmith/Dyewrapper/Tailor/Cutter/Embroider/Wood carver/Printer/Clerk/Driver)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Unskilled
(Peon/Chowkidar/Cleaner/Mali/Labor/Jugali/Helper
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule X: Employment in Manufacture of Dolls, Toys, and Brass and Bell Metal
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Weaver/Carpenter/Knitter/Blacksmith/Dyewrapper/Tailor/Cutter/Embroider/Wood carver/Printer/Clerk/Driver)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Unskilled
(Peon/Chowkidar/Cleaner/Mali/Labor/Jugali/Helper
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule XI:Employment in Wood, Bamboo, and Cane Furniture and Fixtures
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Weaver/Carpenter/Knitter/Blacksmith/Dyewrapper/Tailor/Cutter/Embroider/Wood carver/Printer/Clerk/Driver)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Unskilled
(Peon/Chowkidar/Cleaner/Mali/Labor/Jugali/Helper
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule XII:Employment in Metal and Alloy Industries
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Weaver/Carpenter/Knitter/Blacksmith/Dyewrapper/Tailor/Cutter/Embroider/Wood carver/Printer/Clerk/Driver)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Unskilled
(Peon/Chowkidar/Cleaner/Mali/Labor/Jugali/Helper
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule XIII: Employment in Preparation of Soil, Land development, and Other Agricultural operations
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Weaver/Carpenter/Knitter/Blacksmith/Dyewrapper/Tailor/Cutter/Embroider/Wood carver/Printer/Clerk/Driver)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Unskilled
(Peon/Chowkidar/Cleaner/Mali/Labor/Jugali/Helper
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule XIV: Employment in Plantation of Silkworm and Food plants for Silkworms
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Weaver/Carpenter/Knitter/Blacksmith/Dyewrapper/Tailor/Cutter/Embroider/Wood carver/Printer/Clerk/Driver)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Unskilled
(Peon/Chowkidar/Cleaner/Mali/Labor/Jugali/Helper
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00
Schedule XV: Employment in Maintenance of Silkworm plants in Sericulture farms
EMPLOYMENTS
CATEGORY
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER DAY)
MINIMUM WAGE RATES
(PER MONTH)
Skilled
(Weaver/Carpenter/Knitter/Blacksmith/Dyewrapper/Tailor/Cutter/Embroider/Wood carver/Printer/Clerk/Driver)
Rs. 273.00Rs. 8,190.00
Unskilled
(Peon/Chowkidar/Cleaner/Mali/Labor/Jugali/Helper
Rs. 225.00Rs. 6,750.00

Salary Structure For Minimum Wage Workers in Manipur

If you are an HR professional aiming to develop a comprehensive wage structure for your minimum wage workers, you are at the right place!

Here are curated templates that cater to various classes of workers, i.e., Unskilled, Semi-skilled, and Skilled.

Salary Structure for Unskilled Labour: Under Minimum Wage in Manipur
CTC600000
Minimum Wages6750
Basic Salary Structure
ComponentsFormula
AllowanceBASIC + DA25000
HRA12500.00
LTA1250.00
SP11250.00
Gross Salary50000.00
Ad-hoc AllowanceMonthly Bonus4150.00
ContributionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee3
DeductionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee15
PF Admin Charge150
PT150
Salary on Hand46082
Note: Copy this BASIC + DA value to perform the Salary Structure Calculation
Calculated Basic + DA25000
Salary Structure for Semi-skilled Labour: Under Minimum Wage in Manipur
CTC600000
Minimum Wages7440
Basic Salary Structure
ComponentsFormula
AllowanceBASIC + DA25000
HRA12500.00
LTA1250.00
SP11250.00
Gross Salary50000.00
Ad-hoc AllowanceMonthly Bonus4150.00
ContributionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee3
DeductionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee15
PF Admin Charge150
PT150
Salary on Hand46082
Note: Copy this BASIC + DA value to perform the Salary Structure Calculation
Calculated Basic + DA25000
Salary Structure for Skilled Labour: Under Minimum Wage in Manipur
CTC600000
Minimum Wages8190
Basic Salary Structure
ComponentsFormula
AllowanceBASIC + DA25000
HRA12500.00
LTA1250.00
SP11250.00
Gross Salary50000.00
Ad-hoc AllowanceMonthly Bonus4150.00
ContributionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee3
DeductionEmployee PF1800
Employee ESI0
LWF Employee15
PF Admin Charge150
PT150
Salary on Hand46082
Note: Copy this BASIC + DA value to perform the Salary Structure Calculation
Calculated Basic + DA25000

Source: https://praansconsultech.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Manipur-Minimum-Wages-Notification.pdf

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