THE ANDHRA PRADESH GAZETTE

PART I EXTRAORDINARY

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

 

 

No. 129 ] 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 PRIVATE MOTOR TRANSPORT IN PART-I SCHEDULE OF THE MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948 FINAL NOTIFICATION.

 

(G.O.Ms.No.81, Labour, Employment, Training and Factories (Lab.II),

2ND December, 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 11 of 1948) and of all other powers hereunto 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 the employees specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) thereof and employed in the employment in Private Motor Transport which is specified in part-I of the Schedule to 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: PRIVATE MOTOR TRANSPORT

 

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Category

Basic Wage

(1)

(2)

(3)

1

Transport Incharge/Manager

3635

2

Heavy Vehicle Driver

3271

3

Mechanic

2909

4

Medium Vehicle Driver

2733

5

Light Vehicle Driver

2370

6

Computer Operator

2180

7

Accountant

2544

8

Clerk

2544

9

Typist

2544

10

Cleaner

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.

 

Basic Wage Cost of living allowance to be paid

Per point increase (in Rs.)

For Rs.500/- (taken as base) 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

 

(B)            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 this 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.

 

6. The wages are exclusive of Batta that may paid to the workers by the nature of their employment which takes them from their residence is an extra payment over and above the minimum wages.

 

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