DRMs to get 1/30th pay+DA : LG

Port Blair
22 Sep 2017

The Lt Governor, Prof Jagdish Mukhi has announced that the Daily Rated Mazdoors (DRMs) working in different departments of the A&N Administration, since last several years, will get 1/30th Pay +DA. He made the announcement while laying the foundation stone for the Modern Fish Market at Mohanpura here on Friday. The Lt Governor has accorded approval for 1/30th Pay +DA to the eligible DRMs engaged under various departments of the Administration w.e.f 1.9.2017. He also announced that the minimum wages for different schedules of employment have also been revised and enhanced. The orders for 1/30th Pay +DA as well as that of revision of minimum wages have been issued which will now be Rs 437 per day for unskilled workers, Rs 494 per day for semi-skilled/unskilled supervisor, Rs 579 per day for skilled and clerical staff and Rs 637 per day for high skilled workers.