Revision of Minimum Wage and variable DA for Industrial Construction Workers

Revision of Minimum Wage and variable DA for Industrial Construction Workers – Revised Minimum Wages & VDA w.e.f. 01.10.2017

Revision of Minimum Wage and variable DA for Industrial Construction Workers – Industrial Workers – Construction – Unskilled/Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory/ Skilled/ Clerical/ Highly Skilled

F.No.1/13(3)/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 188 (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 Industrial Workers 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.

The rates of Variable Dearness Allowance for workers employed in CONSTRUCTION OR MAINTENANCE OF ROADS OR RUNWAYS OR IN BUILDING OPERATIONS INCLUDING LAYING DOWN UNDERGROUND ELECTRIC, WIRELESS, RADIO, TELEVISION, TELEPHONE,TELEGRAPH AND OVERSEAS COMMUNICATION CABLES AND SIMILAR OTHER UNDERGROUND CABLING WORK, ELECTRIC LINES, WATER SUPPLY LINES AND SEWERAGE PIPE LINES. 

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. per day
(in Rupees)

`A’ Area

‘B’ Area

‘C’ Area

Unskilled

523+13
536

437+11
448

350+9
359

Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory

579+14
593

494+12
506

410+10
420

Skilled

637+16
653

579+14
593

494+12
506

Clerical

637+16
653

579+14
593

4944-12
506

Highly Skilled

693+17
710

637+16
653

579+14
593

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)

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