Friday, 5 October 2018

Agriculture Workers | Revised VDA & Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01.10.2018

Agriculture Workers | Revised VDA & Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01.10.2018

File No.1/38(1)/2018-LS-II 
Government of India 
Ministry of Labour & Employment 
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C) 

New Delhi 
Dated: 28/09/2018 

ORDER

In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. 186(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour and Employment the undersigned hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance for the workers employed in Agriculture w.e.f. 01.10.2018 on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index for Industrial workers reaching 288.33 from 286 as on 30.06.2018 (Base 2001- 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 2.33 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under would be payable from 01.10.2018 :- 

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Category of worker
Rates of V.D.A. Area wise per day
(in Rupees)
‘A’
‘B’
‘C’
Unskilled
22
21
21
Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory
25
22
21
Skilled/Clerical
27
25
22
Highly Skilled
29
27
25

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 to the employees working in Agriculture would be as under:- 

Category of worker
Rates of wages including V.D.A. Area wise per day
(in Rupees)
‘A’
‘B’
‘C’
Unskilled
333+22=355
303+21=324
300+21=321
Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory
364+25=389
335+22=357
307+21=328
Skilled/Clerical
438+29=467
407+27=434
334+22=356
Highly Skilled
438+29=467
407+27=434
364+25=389


The VDA has been rounded off to the next higher rupee as per the decision of the Minimum Wages Advisory board. 

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The classification of workers under different categories will be same as in Part-I of the notification, whereas classification of cities will be same as in the Part-II of the notification dated 19th January, 2017. The present classification of cities into areas A, B & C is enclosed at Annexure 1 for ready reference. 

(J.K.SAGAR) 
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C) 
To 
As per list attached. 

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Source: Click to view/download original order
[https://clc.gov.in/clc/node/586]

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