The Delhi Government last revised the minimum wages for various job categories on 22/10/2019. According to that notification, Dearness Allowance (DA) is calculated based on the average index numbers of the preceding six months (January to June and July to December) and is payable on 1st April and 1st October each year.
Now, the Delhi Government has recalculated the Dearness Allowance based on the average All India consumer Price Index Number for the period from July 2022 to December 2022, which resulted in an increase of 12.82 points (now at 378.576). This new Dearness Allowance will be applicable from 01.04.2023 for all job categories.
Revised minimum wages rates, as notified by the Delhi Government for the period 1st April 2023 to 30th September 2023, in respect of unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled, clerical and supervisory staff in various job categories are summarised in the following Table:
Delhi Minimum Wages Rates Notification dated 20/04/2023 (Effetive from 01/04/2023 to 30/09/2023)
Delhi Minimum Wages Rates from 01/04/2023
|Category of Workmen/ Employees||Minimum Wages (Rs/ pm)||Minimum Wages (Rs/ daily)|
|d) Clerical and supervisory staff:|
|i) Non Matriculate||18,993||731|
|ii) Matriculate but not Graduate||20,903||804|
|iii) Graduate and above||22,744||875|