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 basis||Basic Salary (NRs.)||Dearness Allowance (NRs.)||Total minimum salary (NRs.)|
|Daily Allowance of Employees working in Tea Factory or Tea Processing including security, leader of the tea estate.||–||–||55|
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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