Revised Wage Rate for MGNREGA Workers w.e.f. 01.04.2014

Government of West Bengal
Panchayats & Rural Development Department
Joint Administrative Building
Block HC, Plot No. 7, Sector-III
Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700 106

Memo. No. 817(20)-RD/O/NREGA/18S-06/09 Dated: 28.02.2014

From: Dibyendu Sarkar
Commissioner, MGNREGS &
Special Secretary

To: The Principal Secretary, GTA
The District Magistrate and District Programme Coordinator (All Districts)
The Additional Executive Officer, Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad

Sub: Revised wage rate with effect from 01.04.2014, regarding


Kindly note that we have received the notification from the Government of India indicating the revised wage rate applicable for MGNREGA workers with effect from 01.04.2014. As per the notification issued by the Government of India, unskilled worker working in MGNREGS in West Bengal shall get Rs. 169.00 for a day’s work. Likewise a semi-skilled and skilled worker shall get wages at the rate of Rs. 253.50 and Rs. 338.00 respectively. This revised wage rate shall be applicable to engagement of workers for implementation of MGNREGS.

The notification issued by the Ministry in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 13.02.2014 is attached.

Yours sincerely,

Sd/- Dibyendu Sarkar

No. 817-RD dated 28.02.2014

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