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No. F. Addl.LC/Lab/MW/2016/4859.—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (XI of 1948) read with the Government of India, erstwhile Ministry of States notification No.104-J dated the 24th August, 1950 and Ministry of Home Affairs notification No.S.O.530. dated the 6th February, 1967 and all other powers enabling him in this behalf and in continuation of notification no. F.12 (1)142/11/MW/Lab/ 2023-2047 dated the 26th July, 2011, the Lt. Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, after considering the recommendations of the Minimum Wages Advisory Committee constituted vide notification no. 13(16)/MW/1/2008/Lab./1859 dated the 15th September, 2016 under sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and Cabinet Decision no. 2466 dated the 25th February, 2017 of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi is pleased to revise, the minimum rates of wages for the class of workmen/employees mentioned in all the Schedule employments as mentioned in earlier notification no. F.12 (1)142/11/MW/Lab/ 2023-2047 dated the 26th July, 2011, in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, namely:—

Schedule of Employments

Category of Workmen/Employees

Minimum rates of wages in Rupees
Per Month Per Day
All Schedule employments
Semi skilled
Clerical and supervisory staff
Non Matriculate
Matriculate but not Graduate
Graduate and above

These rates shall come into force with effect from the date of notification in the Official Gazette.

Note: 1. The minimum rates of wages being fixed are linked with All India Consumer Price Index Series, 2001 (Base 2001=100). For Dearness Allowance neutralization, the rate of adjustment shall be Rs. 1.35 per point for Unskilled, Rs. 1.50 per point for Semi skilled, Rs. 1.65 per point for Skilled, Rs. 1.50 per point for Non matriculates, Rs. 1.65 per point for Matriculates but not Graduate and Rs. 1.80 per point for Graduate and above. Adjustment will be made six monthly, i.e., on 1st April and 1st October each year after taking into account the average index numbers for July to December of the previous year and January to June of the current year respectively.

2. In case there is decline in All India Consumer Price Index, as a result of which dearness allowance apparently decreases, in that case there shall be no impact on notified applicable minimum rates of wages for different category of workmen/employees.

3. Amount of Dearness Allowance in fraction, if any, would be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

4. It is further clarified that after revision in minimum rates of wages, all workmen who are covered under The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 and Employees Provident Fund & Misc. Provisions Act, 1952 and the employers would continue to deposit employer’s contribution towards ESI and PF as per prescribed rates of contribution.

By Order and in the Name of the Lieutenant Governor

of the National Capital Territory of Delhi,



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