Revised Minimum Wages of Delhi w.e.f 1st April 2020 and 1st October 2020.

The Delhi government has enhanced monthly dearness allowance for its unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and other category workers.

The revised minimum wages, including the dearness allowance (DA), will be applicable to unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled categories in all scheduled employments, from April 1st 2020 and October 1, 2020 respectively.

Consider below the chart displaying the amended wage rates of all the categories of workers.

CategoryRate Vide Notification dated 22/09/2019D.A.(PM) W.e.f April 1st 2020Total per month W.e.f April 1st 2020Total per Day W.e.f April 1st 2020D.A.(PM) W.e.f October  1st 2020Total per month W.e.f October 1st 2020Total per Day W.e.f October 1st 2020
Unskilled14,842.00₹ 468.00 15,310.00 589.00 182.00 15,492.00 596.00
Semi-skilled 16,341.00 520.00 16,861.00 649.00 208.00 17,069.00 657.00
Skilled 17,991.00 572.00 18,563.00 714.00 234.00 18,797.00 723.00
Clerical and supervisory staff – Non Matriculate 16,341.00 520.00 16,861.00 649.00 208.00 17,069.00 657.00
Clerical and supervisory staff – Matriculate but not Graduate 17,991.00 572.00 18,563.00 714.00 234.00 18,797.00 723.00
Clerical and supervisory staff – Graduate and above 19,572.00 624.00 20,196.00 777.00 234.00 20,430.00 786.00

Below is the definition of category of workers for classification of skill and wages.

(A) Highly skilled-A highly skilled worker is one who is capable of working efficiently and supervises efficiently the work of skilled employees.
(B) Skilled- Skilled employee is one who is capable of working independently and efficiently and turning out accurate working. He must be capable of reading and working on simple drawing circuits and process, if necessary. (ELECTRICIAN, MECHANIC, TAILORS, COOKS Comes in skilled category).
(C) Semi-skilled– A semiskilled worker is one who does work generally of defined routine nature wherein the major requirement is not so much of the judgment, skill and but for proper discharge of duties assigned to him or relatively narrow job and where important decisions made by others.( GATEKEEPER(CINEMA),ASST. OPERATOR, ASST ELECTRICIAN, BOOKBINDER,WAITER OR BEARER, MALI WITH TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE comes in semi skilled category).
(D) Un-skilled- Un-skilled employee is one who possesses no special training and whose work involves the performance of the simple duties which require the exercise of little or no independent judgment or previous experience although a familiarity with the occupational environment is necessary. (UNSKILLED: PEON, CHOWKIDAR, DURBAN, WATCHMAN, CLEANER, SWEEPER, LOADER, HELPER, MALI comes in unskilled category.)

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