Yoshifumi Usami has very kindly contributed district-level data from “Agricultural Wages in India” for 1973-74 to 1994-95. He has computerised month-by-month data for selected occupations for all the districts.
“Agricultural Wages in India” are published annually by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture. Agricultural Wages in India reports provide a long time-series of data on agricultural and rural wages.
The data are available here. Data taken from here should be cited as follows:
Usami, Yoshifumi (2014), Agricultural Wages in India, 1973-74 to 1994-95, Statistics on Indian Economy and Society, http://www.indianstatistics.org/awi.html