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Indian Embassy proposed Minimum Wages for Indian workers in UAE

Embassy of India proposes to revise the minimum wages for various categories of Indian workers employed in the United Arab Emirates. The reference wages are shown below. These provisional rates mentioned will be absolute rates with effect from 15th March 2011.
Reference (Minimum) wages prescribed for the unskilled & Skilled Indian workers
Sl. No Category Minimum Basic Minimum Allowances Revised Minimum Net pay per month in AED*
1 Housemaids/Baby sitters/cooks for house 1100
2 Cleaners 800 150 950
3 Fishermen 800 150 950
4 Gardeners/Farm Workers/Shepherds 800 150 950
5 Office boys /messengers 800 150 950
6 Waiters in Restaurants 950 250 1200
7 Washermen 800 150 950
8 Helpers (to skilled workers) 950 250 1200
9 Light Duty Vehicle Operators 1100 300 1400
10 Cooks for Hotels & Bakers 1100 300 1400
11 Goldsmiths 1100 300 1400
12 Hair Dressers 1100 300 1400
13 Garment Workers 1100 300 1400
14 Tailors 1100 300 1400
15 Shop Asst/Sales man 1100 300 1400
16 Workers for Interior decoration 1100 300 1400
17 Laminators 1100 300 1400
18 Upholstery workers 1100 300 1400
19 Leather craft workers 1100 300 1400
20 Lubricators 1100 300 1400
21 Fabricators 1100 300 1400
22 Painters 1100 300 1400
23 Carpenters 1200 300 1500
24 Fitters 1200 300 1500
25 Plumbers 1200 300 1500
26 Welders 1200 300 1500
27 Riggers/Metal & Steel workers 1200 300 1500
28 Electrician / Wiremen 1200 300 1500
29 Mechanic 1200 300 1500
30 Steel fixer 1200 300 1500
31 Mason 1200 300 1500
32 AC Technician 1200 300 1500
33 Store Keepers 1200 300 1500
34 Security Guards 1200 300 1500
35 Heavy Duty Operators 1400 300 1700
Conditions
1* Food and Accomodation should be provided in addition to the wages above
2. All the employees are to be covered by appropriate Medical, Accidental and Life insurance covers