5th May 2017
All Members in Delhi,, 
Sub: Delhi Government Notification dated 3rd March 2017 regarding Minimum Wages Act  
Dear Friends,
It is to inform you all that minimum wages have been revised by the Delhi Government w.e.f. from 3rd March 2017 vide notification dated 3rd March 2017 and copy of the notification is placed below for members to comply as per details given in the notification.
With regards, 
Rajiv Mehra
Vice President 

Delhi, the 3rd March, 2017
 Schedule of Employments
Category of Workmen/Employees  Per Month  Per Day  Minimum rates of wages in Rupees
 All Schedule employments
 Unskilled  13,350  513/-  
 Semi skilled
 14,698/-  565/-  
 16,182/-  622/-  
 Clerical and supervisory staff
 Non Matriculate
 14,698/-  565/-  
 Matriculate but not Graduate
 16,182/-  622/-  
 Graduate and above
 17,604/  677/-  
These rates shall come into force with effect from the date of notification in the Official Gazette.
Note: 1. The minimum rates of wages being fixed are linked with All India Consumer Price Index Series, 2001 (Base 2001=100). For Dearness Allowance neutralization, the rate of adjustment shall be Rs. 1.35 per point for Unskilled, Rs. 1.50 per point for Semi skilled, Rs. 1.65 per point for Skilled, Rs. 1.50 per point for Non matriculates, Rs. 1.65 per point for Matriculates but not Graduate and Rs. 1.80 per point for Graduate and above. Adjustment will be made six monthly, i.e., on 1st April and 1st October each year after taking into account the average index numbers for July to December of the previous year and January to June of the current year respectively.
2. In case there is decline in All India Consumer Price Index, as a result of which dearness allowance apparently decreases, in that case there shall be no impact on notified applicable minimum rates of wages for different category of workmen/employees.
3. Amount of Dearness Allowance in fraction, if any, would be rounded off to the next higher rupee.
4. It is further clarified that after revision in minimum rates of wages, all workmen who are covered under The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 and Employees Provident Fund & Misc. Provisions Act, 1952 and the employers would continue to deposit employer’s contribution towards ESI and PF as per prescribed rates of contribution.
  By Order and in the Name of the Lieutenant Governor
of the National Capital Territory of Delhi,