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The Government of Nepal, Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security has published a notice on 28 Asadh, 2078 (12 July 2021) concerning the minimum salary of employees working in the tea estate.

The effective minimum salary of employees working in a tea estate is as follows

Periodical basisBasic Salary (NRs.)Dearness Allowance (NRs.)Total minimum salary (NRs.)
Monthly7,7694,31212,081
Daily281154435
Hourly372057
Daily Allowance of Employees working in Tea Factory or Tea Processing including security, leader of the tea estate.55
Effective Date : 1st of Shrawan, 2078 (16 July , 2021)

  1. In addition to the salary specified above, benefits including Provident Fund and Gratuity and benefits under other prevailing laws should be availed to the employees.
  2. Local bodies or the body vested with authority to determine the minimum salary under Local Government Operation Act, 2074 shall not determine salary less than prescribed above.
  3. No employment agreement may be concluded to fix salary lesser than that prescribed above.

Note: The above Minimum Remuneration Notice is not applicable to employees for whom a separate notice is issued by the Government of Nepal such as working journalists.

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