THE ANDHRA PRADESH GAZETTE

PART I – EXTRAORDINARY

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

 

 

No. 128 ]                                 HYDERABAD, THURSDAY, MARCH  29, 2001.

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NOTIFICATIONS BY GOVERNMENT

LABOUR, EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND FACTORIES DEPARTMENT

 

(Lab-II)

 

REVISION OF MINIMUM RATES OF WAGES IN THE EMPLOYMENT IN “CONSTRUCTION OR MAINTAINANCE OF ROADS  AND BUILDING OPERATIONS ” IN PART-I SCHEDULE OF THE MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948

 

(G.O.Ms.No.69, Labour, Employment, Training and Factories (Lab.II),

29th  November,  2000)

 

          In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 and sub-section (2) of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (Central Act II of 1948) and of all other powers herein to enabling and after having consulted the State Minimum Wages Advisory Board, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby fixes the minimum rates of wages which shall consist of basic wage and cost of living allowance as specified in Column (3) of the Schedule below as payable to each category of employees specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) thereof and employed in the employment in “Construction or Maintenance of Roads and Buildings” as specified in Part-I of the Schedule of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 in the State of Andhra Pradesh as the same having been previously published as required under clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 5 of the said Act.

 

 

          The minimum rates of wages so fixed shall come into force with effect from the date of publication of this notification in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE SCHEDULE

 

NAME OF THE EMPLOYMENT : CONSTRUCTION OR MAINTENANCE            OF ROADS AND BUILDINGS OPERATIONS

 

S.

No

Name of the Category

Basic

Wage

(1)

(2)

(3)

I.  

EMPLOYMENT IN BUILDING OPERATIONS:

 

1.   SKILLED:

 

 

1st Class Mason, Ist Class Carpenter, Ist Class

painter, Mechanic, Stone Dresser, Piper, Fitter,

Plumber, Tile Turner, Mason or Carpenter, Maistry,

Stone Cutter, Welder, Electrician(Licenced Maistry

or Works Maistry) Machinist, Supervisor.

 

 

3097 

2.SEMI – SKILLED:

 

 

2nd Class Mason, 2nd class Carpenter, or

Assistant Carpenter, 2nd class Black smith,

2nd Class Painter, Fitter for Bending Bars

for Re-inforcement, Tinker, Sawer, Glassier,

Brick Moulder, Pot tile turner, Brick and

Lime kilnman, Assistant Fitter.

 

 

2370 

3.UN-SKILLED:

 

 

Mazdoor, Gang Mazdoor, Tachar, Mukkadam peon,

Sweeper, Bhistha, Scavenger, Watchman, security

Guard.

 

1818

 4.OTHERS:

 

 

Clerks, Store-Keeper, Muster Clerk,

Typist, Steno, Accountant, Computer Operator.

2544

5. CARTMAN:

 

 

Double Bullock Cart/Single Bullock Cart

          1818

II.EMPLOYMENT IN THE CONSTRUCTION OR IN  MAINTENANCE OF ROADS

 

        Same rates in the Building Industry except in respect of the following categories:

1.

Driver of Bulldosers and earth moving on machinery.

3271

2.

Driver of Lorries and Road Rollers

3271

3.

Tractor Drivers

2733

4.

Drivers of Pump Engines and Motor Mills

2370

5.

Pump and Engine Cleaner

1818

6.

Hammer Man

1818

7.

 Fireman

1818

Cost of Living Allowance:

 

(A)                The minimum basic rates of wages are linked to consumer price index for the industrial workers at 411 points (Base year 1982=100 series).  For any rise in cost of Price Index over and above this level, the cost of living allowance shall be paid as specified below:-

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                                      Cost of living allowance to be paid

Basic Wage                          per point increase  (in Rs.)

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For Rs.500/-                                                          Rs.3-00

 

and  for an increase of every Rs.50/- in the basic wages and part thereof 0.25 Paise shall be paid as VDA subject to the limitation of Rs.10.50 for basic wage of Rs.2000/- and above.

 

Example:-

                    Rs.501 to 550                                             Rs.3.25

                   Rs.551 to 600                                              Rs.3.50

 

The Cost of living allowance shall be notified by the Commissioner of Labour for every six months i.e., 1st April, and 1st October.  For this purpose the average rise in the state industrial workers consumer price index numbers for half year ending December and June respectively shall be taken into account.

 

Note:

 

1.     If any categories employed in the above employment are left out, they should not be paid less than the minimum wages fixed in the category of the worker, being the same and similar category of work in the employment

 

2.     Where piece rate workers are employed, the remuneration paid to each of them for a normal working day shall not be less than the minimum wages fixed for a general worker being a similar work, calculated on the basis of 8 hours a day.

 

3.     To arrive at a daily rate, the monthly rate shall be divided by 26 which included the rest day wages.

 

4.     Where the nature of work is the same no discrimination on the payment of minimum rates of wages should be made in respect of men and Women workers.

 

5.     If any category of employees not included in this scheduled employment shall be paid same notified wage of the similar categories in any other scheduled employment.  If the same category is existed in more than one employment the higher wage should be paid.

 

 

B.DANAM

                                PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT