The Bihar government has issued a notification for the VDA hike of the minimum wage (minimum wage) of the workers. Accordingly; laborers AND chief employees working in different units employed will get the benefit. Let us know how much has been increased in “Bihar Minimum Wage April 2021” (Minimum Wage in Bihar April 2021)?

Minimum Wage in Bihar April 2021

The Labor Resources Department of the Government of Bihar has issued a gazette notification on 31 March 2021. Accordingly; there has been an increase in the Dearness Bhatt (VDA) of workers AND primary employees working in 69 planned units. According to which, according to the notification, your salary has been increased from 01 April 2021.

According to the revised wages

unskilled workers will get Rs 304 per day; while the minimum wage for semi-skilled workers has been fixed at Rs 316 per day and skilled laborers will be paid Rs 385 per day. For highly skilled laborers, the minimum wage is fixed at Rs 470. Similarly, supervisors / clerical laborers will be paid Rs 8,703 per month. The new wages will apply to a total of 69 scheduled jobs in the private and public sectors.

According to Labor Department officials, the last revised rates of minimum wages for unskilled workers were fixed at Rs 292 per day. Similarly, semi-skilled laborers get Rs 304; skilled laborers Rs 370 and highly skilled laborers Rs 451 per day. A senior official of the Department of Labor Resources said on Thursday that the minimum wage is revised every six months under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (XI of 1948), which is a clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 5. ) Is read with. Said the act. The official clarified that the minimum wage was revised twice a year.

Noting the government’s rise in the minimum wage

Ramesh Chandra Pandit, a 45-year-old laborer, said, “It is now clear that the state government is serious for the welfare of laborers of various categories. We all should appreciate this step.” Minister of Labor Resources Department, Jibesh Kumar said that there are a total of 14.87 lakh registered laborers up to 60 years of age in the state. He will be paid Rs 3,000 per year for health facilities. The government has sanctioned Rs 446 crore for this purpose.

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