The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has announced the raise in minimum wage of workers by more than 11 per cent with effect from 1st Shrawan, 2078.
Note: Minimum Wages in case of workers working in Tea Gardens is same as earlier.The Changed Structure for Minimum Wages as Published in Nepal Official Gazette is as follows:
Before amendment, the minimum salary of the workers is Rs 13,450 per month, Rs. 517 per day and Rs. 69 per hour. Wherein after increment by the Government it will be Rs. 15,000 per month, Rs. 577 per Day and Rs. 77 per Month.
Note: The minimum salary mentioned above is the minimum requirement over and above the other benefits under Labour Act, 2074 and Social Security Act, 2074.In case of Employees working in Tea Gardens, minimum wages has not been changes and shall be as per the Clause Kha of notice issued by Department of Labour, Employment and Social Security dated 2075.04.31.