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WAGE TREND IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN INDIA

PICTURE OF Yearly, Monthly & Daily Wages
of construction workers since 1880 - 2004 (125 years)

Year
Yearly Wages Rs
Monthly Wages Rs
Daily Wages Rs
1880
85.00
7.08
0.24
1890
84.00
7.00
0.23
1900
100.00
8.33
0.28
1910
121.00
10.08
0.34
1920
176.00
14.47
0.49
1930
193.00
16.08
0.54
1938
160.00
13.33
0.44
1983
2430.00
202.50
7.79
1993
12480.00
1040.00
40.00
1994
12792.00
1066.00
41.00
1995
17702.00
1475.24
56.74
2002
18679.00
1556.62
59.87
2003
19656.00
1638.00
63.00
2004
27,504.00
2292.00
76.40


Different State Government declared Minimum Wage. This statistics will prove that Minimum Wage is not equal in all the states for the construction workers in India

State
Daily Wage
Date
Tamilnadu
138.00
20.05.2004
Maharastra
132.40
01.01.2003
West Bengal
127.40
31.07.2004
Delhi
110.10
01.02.2004
Andaman &
Nichobar Islands
107.00
100.00
10.06.2003 (Nichobar)
10.06.2003 (Nichobar)
Chandigarh
98.2
01.10.2002
Andhra Pradesh
89.80
01.04.2004
Karnataka
87.90
01.04.2003
Gujarat
87.59
01.10.2004
Punjab
87.09
01.09.2004
Haryana
87.00
01.07.2004
Goa
86.73
27.06.2003
Uttar Pradesh
85.69
01.01.2004
Kerala
86.14
28.02.2003
Madhya Pradesh 85.69 01.10.2004
Dadra-O-Nagar Haveli 84.00 01.08.2004
Uttaranchal 80.98 01.04.2003
Manipu 79.55 01.01.2005
Chhatisgarh 78.31 01.04.2004
Rajasthan 73.00 28.02.2004
Meghalaya 70.00 01.06.2004
Bihar 68.00 15.05.2004
Jharkhand 67.72 12.03.2004
Himachal Pradesh 65.00 15.08.2003
Assam 62.00 01.11.2003
Daman Deu 60.00 01.02.1999
Tripura 53.00 12.11.2001
Orissa 52.50 20.5.2004
Laksha Deep 52.00 20.5.2004
Nagaland 50.00 20.5.2004
Jammu-O-Kashmir 45.00 20.5.2004
Arunachal Pradesh 42.11 20.5.2004

Source: The notice of minimum wage of the different state Govt. Conunents-minimum wage declared by the State Govt. are not being Paid where there is no Union.

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