Minimum Wages in West Bengal

The minimum wages in West Bengal are categorized under the following 16 schedules and will be effective from 1st January 2023 to 30th June 2023:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Bidi leaf Plucking
  3. Cold Storage
  4. Cinchona Plantation
  5. Chartered Accountants/Cost Accountants, Auditors
  6. Meat Products and Feed Plants
  7. Fishery
  8. Forestry or Timbering Operations
  9. Fishing Activities including River and Deep-Sea Fishing
  10. Handlooms
  11. Lac Manufactories
  12. Medicinal Plantations
  13. Rice Mills
  14. Sericulture
  15. Salt Manufacturing Industry
  16. Tobacco Godown
Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Agriculture:
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
UnskilledRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Semi-skilledRs. 8417.00Rs. 324.00
SkilledRs. 9262.00Rs. 356.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Bidi Leaf Plucking:
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
UnskilledRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Semi-skilledRs. 8417.00Rs. 324.00
SkilledRs. 9262.00Rs. 356.00
MunshiRs. 3826.00Rs. 147.00
MotoRs. 2550.00Rs. 98.00
Other part time workersRs. 3826.00Rs. 147.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Cold Storage and Cinchona Plantation:
SCHEDULED
EMPLOYMENTS
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
Cold StorageUnskilledRs. 8693.00Rs. 334.00
Cinchona PlantationAdult WorkerRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Chartered/Cost Accountants, Auditors, and other firms engaged in Consultancy Services:
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
UnskilledRs. 9784.00Rs. 376.00
Semi-skilledRs. 10763.00Rs. 414.00
SkilledRs. 11840.00Rs. 455.00
Highly skilledRs. 13023.00Rs. 501.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Meat Product Plants and Feed Plants:
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
UnskilledRs. 9794.00Rs. 377.00
Semi-skilledRs. 10773.00Rs. 414.00
SkilledRs. 11850.00Rs. 456.00
Highly skilledRs. 13035.00Rs. 501.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Fishery, Forestry, Handlooms, Medicinal Plantations:
SCHEDULED
EMPLOYMENTS
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
FisheryAdult WorkerRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Forestry or Timbering OperationsAdult WorkerRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Fishing Activities (River and Deep Sea)UnskilledRs. 8695.00Rs. 334.00
HandloomsAdult WorkerRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Medicinal PlantationsAdult WorkerRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Lac Manufactories:
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
UnskilledRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Semi-skilledRs. 8417.00Rs. 324.00
SkilledRs. 9262.00Rs. 356.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Rice Mills:
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
UnskilledRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Semi-skilledRs. 8417.00Rs. 324.00
SkilledRs. 9262.00Rs. 356.00
Highly skilledRs. 10188.00Rs. 392.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Sericulture Nursery and Cultivation and Tobacco Godowns:
SCHEDULED
EMPLOYMENTS
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
Sericulture Nursery and
Cultivation and Silk Spinning
UnskilledRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Tobacco GodownUnskilledRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00

Minimum Wages in West Bengal for Salt Manufacturing Industry:
EMPLOYEE
CATEGORIES
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER MONTH)
MINIMUM WAGES
(PER DAY)
UnskilledRs. 7651.00Rs. 294.00
Semi-skilledRs. 8417.00Rs. 324.00
SkilledRs. 9262.00Rs. 356.00
Highly skilledRs. 10188.00Rs. 392.00

Salary Structure for Minimum Wage Workers in West Bengal

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Salary Structure for Unskilled Labour: Under Minimum Wage in West Bengal
CTC600000
Minimum Wages8005
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 West Bengal
CTC600000
Minimum Wages8806
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 West Bengal
CTC600000
Minimum Wages9687
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 Highly Skilled Labour: Under Minimum Wage in West Bengal
CTC600000
Minimum Wages9687
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://wblc.gov.in/synopsys/January/2023

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