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DA from Jan 2012is 152%, – But Central Governent Employees are granted only DA of 65% as on 1.1.2012.
As per the prevailing rates of commodities as on 1.6.2012, Confederation have prepared a comparative chart of the price of 14 commodities, which go into the computation of minimum wage. Placed there-under is the computation of the Minimum wage on the basis of the prices of the requisite articles as in January, 2012.
It could be seen there-from that while the prices on an average registered an increase of 152% the DA compensation had only been 65%. This fact may kindly be used to bring home the necessity of revision of wages immediately.
|Anushakthi nagar co-op stores||Chembur open market||Average|
|01||Rice Old Masuri||24.00||32.00||28.00|
|01||Bath Soap – 125 gm||16.00||16.00||16.00|
|03||Detergent Cake – 125 gm||13.00||13.00||13.00|
|01||KPL Coconut Oil – 1ltr||125.00||127.00||126.00|
|02||Dhara Sunflower Oil – 1Ltr||109.00||125.00||117.00|
|03||Saffola Gold – 1Ltr||145.00||145.00||145.00|
NON VEG ITEMS
|03||Egg – per dozen||48.00||48.00||48.00|
|01||Milk – Cow||32.00||36.00||34.00|
|10||Ladies Finger – Bhendi||40.00||42.00||41.00|
|07||Bannana – per dozen||40.00||40.00||40.00|
|Sl.No.||Name:||Rate> 1.1.06||Rate > 1.1.12||Difference||% increase|
|2||Dhall (average of 4 items)||40.00||70.33||30.33||75.8|
|3||Raw vegetable(average of 8 items)||10.00||48.90||38.90||389.0|
|4||Green leaf vegetable||10.00||53.00||43.00||430.0|
|5||Other vegetable (average of 3 items)||10.00||23.33||13.33||133.3|
|6||Fruits(average of 7 items)||30.00||86.10||56.10||187.0|
|7||Milk (average of two varieties)||24.00||39.50||15.50||64.6|
|8||Sugar & Jaggery average||24.00||40.50||16.50||68.8|
|9||Edible oil (average)||50.00||129.33||79.33||158.7|
|13||Detergents(quantity computed as per monthly requirements. Average of 3 items. Bathing soap, washing soap and detergent powder)||200.00||332.00||132.00||66.0|
|14||Clothing. Monthly requirement 60 meters without anciliary charges)||80.00||150.00||70.00||88.0|
|2127.9/14 = 152%@|
@As against the increase of 152%, the CGEs are granted DA @65% as on 1.1.2012.
As per the prevailing rates of commodities as on 01.06.2012
|Item||Per Day PCU ( in Grams)||Per month 3 CU ( in Kg)||Price per Kg
As on 01.06.2012
|Total cost per month|
|Green Leaf Veg||125||11.25||53.00||596.25|
|Other Veg Onion, potato, tomato||75||6.75||23.33||157.48|
|Milk||200 ml||18 Lt||39.50||711.00|
|Detergents etc Bath & washing soap, washing powder, etc||332.00
|Clothing $||5 mtrs per month. Deduced from 60 mtrs per annum||Rs. 200
|Misc.* @ 20%||1833.18|
|Addl. Exp** @ 25%||2749.77|
PCU = Per Day Consumption Unit
3 CU = Three Consumption Unit
* = 20% miscellaneous charges towards fuels, electricity, water, etc
** = Additional Expenses @ 25% includes expenditure towards education, medical, treatment, recreation, festivals, etc.as per Supreme Court decision.
$ Clothing as prescribed is 70 yards per year. This will work out to 5 mtrs per month and the cost include the ancillary charges like stitching etc.