Principal Hr Consultant
PRABHAT RANJAN MOHANTY
Hr & Ir
2 (b) "appropriate Government" means,--
(i) in relation to any scheduled employment carried on by or under the authority of the Central Government or a railway administration, or in relation to a mine, oilfield or major port, or any corporation established by a Central Act, the Central Government, and
(ii) in relation to any other scheduled employment, the State Government;
So as regards most industries except railways, mines, oilfields, major ports, corporations like LIC, it is the State Government.
If you have any specific unit in mind pl give more details to give advice.
11th February 2018 From India, Mumbai
12th February 2018 From India, Thane
In a simple understanding, from whom(state or Central) you have obtained the registration or licence for engagement of labour. If the same has obtained from central you have to pay as per central rate of Minimum wages, other wise state rate of minimum wages.
12th February 2018 From India, Mumbai
1. In the Constitution of India there are 3 lists in the schedule, 1. Central List 2. State List 3. Concurrent List subjects falling there helps in deciding the appropriate Government.
2. There are judgments by various courts on the issue.
3. Mr Mohanty has given one more criteria to fix the issue.
13th February 2018 From India, Thane