Government of Himachal Pradesh revises the rates of minimum wages for Chemical & Chemical Products

Sep 10, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The State Government of Himachal Pradesh has revised the rate of minimum wages with effect from April 01, 2019 for the workers working in “Chemical & Chemical Products”.

Category of Employees

Revised minimum rates


Rs. 250.00/- Daily or

Rs. 7,500/- Monthly


Rs. 258.47/- Daily or

Rs. 7,754/- Monthly


Rs. 294.17/- Daily or

Rs. 8,825/- Monthly

Highly Skilled

Rs. 354.50/- Daily or

Rs. 10,635/- Monthly


(i)            There will be no distinction between the minimum wages of male or female and adult or non-adult for the same and similar nature of work.

(ii)               Wages of Apprentices shall be regulated under the Apprenticeship Act, 1961

(iii)             Where any class of work is performed on piece work basis, the wages shall not be less than the time rate prescribed for that category.

(iv)           If any category of workers employed in the scheduled employment is not mentioned specifically, such category of workers shall not be paid less than the minimum rates of wages fixed for the similar category having the same skill.

(v)      25 % increase shall be applicable over and above the minimum of wages in Tribal Areas in Himachal Pradesh.


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