Labour ministry order for revising minimum wage with variable DA for Agricultural Workers

Labour ministry order for revising minimum wage with variable DA for Agricultural Workers – Revised Minimum Wages & VDA w.e.f. 01.10.2017

Labour ministry order for revising minimum wage with variable DA for Agricultural Workers – Agriculture – Highly Skilled, Semi-skilled, Unskilled, Supervisory/Clerical

No.1/ 13(1)/2017-LS-II 

Government of India 

Ministry of Labour & Employment 

Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C) 

New Delhi

Dated: 6/10/2017

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 declares that there shall be no increase in Variable Dearness Allowance for the period of 1.10.2017-31.3.2018 due to decrease in the average Consumer Price Index for the period January, 2017 to June, 2017 for the workers employed in Agriculture and thereby resulting in the VDA remaining the same as it was during the period of 1.4.2017 to 30.9.2017. This order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2017.

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2017 to the employees would be same as under:-

Category of worker Rates of wages including V.D.A.  Area wise  per day
(in Rupees)

`A’Area

‘B’Area

‘C’Area

Unskilled

333+8
341

303+8
311

300+8
308

Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory

364+9
373

335+8
343

307+8
315

Skilled/ Clerical

395+10
405

364+9
373

334+8
342

Highly Skilled

438+11
449

407+10
417

364+9
373

Clerical

395+10
405

364+9
373

334+8
342

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

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 I for ready reference.

(A.K. Nayak)

CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

Download / Read Labour ministry order for revising minimum wage with variable DA for Agricultural Workers – Ministry of Labour & Employment Circular No.1/ 13(1)/2017-LS-II dated 16.10.2017

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