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Minimum Wages and VDA for Labourers and Industrial Workers from 1st October 2019

Minimum Wages and Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) for Railway Loading staff, Sweeping and Cleaning Workers, Agricultural Employees, Labourers in Mines and construction workers – Govt fixes Rates with effect from 1st October 2019

Minimum Wages & VDA for Loading and Unloading Workers in Railways, Docks & Ports, Corgos etc., from 01.10.2019

File No.1/36(7)/ 2019-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner (C)
New Delhi

ORDER

Dated:23/9/2019

In Exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. S.O. 192(E), dated 19th January, 20 17, of the Ministry of Labour & Employment the undersigned, hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the Average Consumer Price Index number for the preceding period of six months ending on 30.06.2019 reaching 310.83 from 301.33 ( Base: 2001 = 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 9.5 points for Industrial workers and direct that this order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2019.

RATES OF V.D.A. FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN LOADING AND UNLOADING IN (i) GOODS SHEDS, PARCEL OFFICES OF RAILWAYS, (ii) OTHER GOODS–SHEDS, GODOWNS, WAREHOUSES AND OTHER SIMILAR EMPLOYMENTS ; (iii) DOCKS AND PORTS; AND (iv) PASSENGERS GOODS AND CARGO CARRIED OUT AT AIRPORTS (B OTH INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC).

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2019 to the employees shall be as under:-

AREA RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (IN RS.)
‘A’ 80
‘B’ 66
‘C’ 53

 

Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2019 shall be as under:-

AREA RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
Basic Wages (Rs.) VDA (Rs.) Total (Rs.)
A 523 + 80  = 603
B 437 + 66  = 503
C 350 + 53  = 403

 

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.

(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

As per list attached.

ANNEXURE

CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS

AREA-“A”

Ahmedabad

(UA)

Hyderabad

(UA)

Faridabad complex (M.Corpn)
Bengaluru

(UA)

Kanpur

(UA)

Ghaziabad

(UA)

Delhi

(UA)

Chennai

(UA)

Florida
Greater Mumbai

(UA)

Nagpur

(UA)

Secunderabad
Kolkata

(UA)

Lucknow

(UA)

Gurgaon (M. Corpn)
Navi Mumbai

(UA)

Pune

(UA)

AREA -“B”

Agra

(UA)

Gwalior

(UA)

Port Blair

(UA)

Ajmer

(UA)

Rubli-Dharwad (M. Corpn) Puducherry

(UA)

Aligarh (UA) Indore

(UA)

Raipur

(UA)

Allahabad

(UA)

Jabalpur

(UA)

Raurkela

(U/\)

Amravati (M.Corpn) Jaipur (M.Corpn) Rajkot

(UA)

Amritsar

(UA)

Jalandhar

(UA)

Ranchi

(UA)

Asansol (UA} Jalandhar-Canu.

(UA}

Sabaranpur (M.Corpn)
Aurangabad (UA} Jammu

(UA)

Salem

(UA)

Bareilly (UA) Jarnnagar

(UA)

Sangli

(UA)

Belgaum

(UA)

Jamsbedpur

(UA)

Shillong
Bhavnagar

(UA)

Jhansi

(UA)

Siliguri

(UA)

Bhiwandi

(UA)

Jodhpur

(UA}

Solapur (M .Corpn)
Bhopal

(UA)

Kannur

(UA)

Srinagar

(UA)

Bhubaneshwar

(UA)

Kocbi

(UA)

Surat

(UA)

Bikaner (M.Corpn) Kolhapur

(UA)

Thiruvanantapuram

(UA)

Bokaro Steel City

(UA)

Kollam

(UA)

Thrissur

(UA)

Chandigarh (UA} Kota (M.Corpn) Tiruchirappalli

(UA)

Coimbatore (UA) Kozhikode

(UA)

Tiruppur

(UA)

Cultack

(UA)

Ludhiana (M.Corpn) Ujjain (M.Corpn)
Dehradun

(UA)

Madurai

(UA)

Vadodara

(UA)

Dhanbad

(UA)

Malappuram

(VA)

Varanasi

(UA)

Durgapur

(UA)

Malegaon

(UA)

Vasai – Virar City (M.Corpn)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar

(UA)

Mangalore

(UA)

Vijayawada

(UA)

Erode (UA) Meerut

(UA)

Vishakhapatnam (M.Corpn)
Firozabad Moradabad (M. Corpn) Warangal

(UA)

Goa Mysore

(UA )

Gorakhpur (UA) Nanded Waghala (M. Corpn)
Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn) Nasik

(UA)

Gulbarga (UA) Nellore

(VA)

Guntur (UA) Panchkula

(UA)

Guwahati (UA) Patna

(UA)

 

Note 1.-Area ‘C’ shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948) extends.

Note 2.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.

Minimum Wages & VDA for Sweeping and Cleaning Workers from 01.10.2019 

No. 1/36(5)/2019-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner (C)
New Delhi

Dated:23/9/ 2019

ORDER

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government Vide Notification No. S.O. l90(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour & Employment, the undersigned hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average consumer price index number for the preceding period of six month ending on 30.06.2019 reaching 310.83 from 301.33 (Base 2001- 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 9.5 points for Industrial workers and direct that this order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10 .2019.

RATES OF V.D.A.FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN “Employment of Sweeping and Cleaning excluding activities prohibited under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993″.

AREA RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
A 80
B 66
C 53

 

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f 01.10.2019 shall be as under:-

AREA

RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)

Basic Wages (Rs.) VDA (Rs.) Total (Rs.)
A 523 + 80 = 603
B 437 + 66 = 503
C 350 + 53 = 403

 

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- 1 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.

(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

ANNEXURE

CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS

AREA-“A”

Ahmedabad

(UA)

Hyderabad

(UA)

Faridabad complex (M.Corpn)
Bengaluru

(UA)

Kanpur

(UA)

Ghaziabad

(UA)

Delhi

(UA)

Chennai

(UA)

Florida
Greater Mumbai

(UA)

Nagpur

(UA)

Secunderabad
Kolkata

(UA)

Lucknow

(UA)

Gurgaon (M. Corpn)
Navi Mumbai

(UA)

Pune

(UA)

AREA -“B”

Agra

(UA)

Gwalior

(UA)

Port Blair

(UA)

Ajmer

(UA)

Rubli-Dharwad (M. Corpn) Puducherry

(UA)

Aligarh (UA) Indore

(UA)

Raipur

(UA)

Allahabad

(UA)

Jabalpur

(UA)

Raurkela

(U/\)

Amravati (M.Corpn) Jaipur (M.Corpn) Rajkot

(UA)

Amritsar

(UA)

Jalandhar

(UA)

Ranchi

(UA)

Asansol (UA} Jalandhar-Canu.

(UA}

Sabaranpur (M.Corpn)
Aurangabad (UA} Jammu

(UA)

Salem

(UA)

Bareilly (UA) Jarnnagar

(UA)

Sangli

(UA)

Belgaum

(UA)

Jamsbedpur

(UA)

Shillong
Bhavnagar

(UA)

Jhansi

(UA)

Siliguri

(UA)

Bhiwandi

(UA)

Jodhpur

(UA}

Solapur (M .Corpn)
Bhopal

(UA)

Kannur

(UA)

Srinagar

(UA)

Bhubaneshwar

(UA)

Kocbi

(UA)

Surat

(UA)

Bikaner (M.Corpn) Kolhapur

(UA)

Thiruvanantapuram

(UA)

Bokaro Steel City

(UA)

Kollam

(UA)

Thrissur

(UA)

Chandigarh (UA} Kota (M.Corpn) Tiruchirappalli

(UA)

Coimbatore (UA) Kozhikode

(UA)

Tiruppur

(UA)

Cultack

(UA)

Ludhiana (M.Corpn) Ujjain (M.Corpn)
Dehradun

(UA)

Madurai

(UA)

Vadodara

(UA)

Dhanbad

(UA)

Malappuram

(VA)

Varanasi

(UA)

Durgapur

(UA)

Malegaon

(UA)

Vasai – Virar City (M.Corpn)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar

(UA)

Mangalore

(UA)

Vijayawada

(UA)

Erode (UA) Meerut

(UA)

Vishakhapatnam (M.Corpn)
Firozabad Moradabad (M. Corpn) Warangal

(UA)

Goa Mysore

(UA )

Gorakhpur (UA) Nanded Waghala (M. Corpn)
Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn) Nasik

(UA)

Gulbarga (UA) Nellore

(VA)

Guntur (UA) Panchkula

(UA)

Guwahati (UA) Patna

(UA)

 

Note 1.-Area ‘C’ shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948) extends.

Note 2.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.

Minimum Rates of Wages & VDA for Agricultural Employees & Labours from 01.10.2019

File No. 1/36(1) / 2019-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated 23/9/2019

ORDER

[In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. S.0. 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 employees employed in Agriculture w.e.f. 01.10.2019 on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index for Industrial workers reaching 310.83 from 301.33 as on 30.06.2019 (Base 2001-100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 9.5 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under shall be payable from 01.10.2019:-

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

‘A’

‘B’

‘C’

Unskilled

50

47

47

Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory

56

50

47

Skilled Clerical

60

56

50

Highly Skilled

66

62

56

 

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dress Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2019 to the employees working in Agriculture shall be as under:-

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

‘A’

‘B’

‘C’

Unskilled

333+50=383

303+47=350

300+47=347

Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory

364+56=420

335+50=385

307+47=354

Skilled I Clerical

395+60=455

364+56=420

334+50=384

Highly Skilled

438+66=504

407+62=469

364+56=420

 

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 23 January 2017. The present classification of cities into areas A B & C is enclosed at Annexure for ready reference.

Sd/-
(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER (C)

ANNEXURE

CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS

AREA-“A”

Ahmedabad

(UA)

Hyderabad

(UA)

Faridabad complex (M.Corpn)
Bengaluru

(UA)

Kanpur

(UA)

Ghaziabad

(UA)

Delhi

(UA)

Chennai

(UA)

Florida
Greater Mumbai

(UA)

Nagpur

(UA)

Secunderabad
Kolkata

(UA)

Lucknow

(UA)

Gurgaon (M. Corpn)
Navi Mumbai

(UA)

Pune

(UA)

AREA -“B”

Agra

(UA)

Gwalior

(UA)

Port Blair

(UA)

Ajmer

(UA)

Rubli-Dharwad (M. Corpn) Puducherry

(UA)

Aligarh (UA) Indore

(UA)

Raipur

(UA)

Allahabad

(UA)

Jabalpur

(UA)

Raurkela

(U/\)

Amravati (M.Corpn) Jaipur (M.Corpn) Rajkot

(UA)

Amritsar

(UA)

Jalandhar

(UA)

Ranchi

(UA)

Asansol (UA) Jalandhar-Canu.

(UA}

Sabaranpur (M.Corpn)
Aurangabad (UA) Jammu

(UA)

Salem

(UA)

Bareilly (UA) Jarnnagar

(UA)

Sangli

(UA)

Belgaum

(UA)

Jamsbedpur

(UA)

Shillong
Bhavnagar

(UA)

Jhansi

(UA)

Siliguri

(UA)

Bhiwandi

(UA)

Jodhpur

(UA}

Solapur (M .Corpn)
Bhopal

(UA)

Kannur

(UA)

Srinagar

(UA)

Bhubaneshwar

(UA)

Kocbi

(UA)

Surat

(UA)

Bikaner (M.Corpn) Kolhapur

(UA)

Thiruvanantapuram

(UA)

Bokaro Steel City

(UA)

Kollam

(UA)

Thrissur

(UA)

Chandigarh (UA} Kota (M.Corpn) Tiruchirappalli

(UA)

Coimbatore (UA) Kozhikode

(UA)

Tiruppur

(UA)

Cultack

(UA)

Ludhiana (M.Corpn) Ujjain (M.Corpn)
Dehradun

(UA)

Madurai

(UA)

Vadodara

(UA)

Dhanbad

(UA)

Malappuram

(VA)

Varanasi

(UA)

Durgapur

(UA)

Malegaon

(UA)

Vasai – Virar City (M.Corpn)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar

(UA)

Mangalore

(UA)

Vijayawada

(UA)

Erode (UA) Meerut

(UA)

Vishakhapatnam (M.Corpn)
Firozabad Moradabad (M. Corpn) Warangal

(UA)

Goa Mysore

(UA )

Gorakhpur (UA) Nanded Waghala (M. Corpn)
Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn) Nasik

(UA)

Gulbarga (UA) Nellore

(VA)

Guntur (UA) Panchkula

(UA)

Guwahati (UA) Patna

(UA)

 

Note 1.-Area ‘C’ shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948) extends.

Note 2.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.

Minimum Wages & VDA for Industrial Workers in Mines from 01.10.2019

F.No.1/36(2)/ 2019-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated 23/9/2019

ORDER

In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. S.0.2413 (E) dated 28th July, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour and Employment the undersigned, hereby, revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average consumer price index number for the preceding period of six months ending on 30.06.2019 reaching 310.83 from 301.33 (base 2001=100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 9.5 points for Industrial Workers as under. This order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2019.

Rates of Variable Dearness Allowance for employees employed in employments in Gypsum Mines, Barytes Mines, Bauxite Mines, Manganese Mines, Chinl Clay Mines, Kyanite Mines, Copper Mines, Clay Mines, Magnesite Mines, White Clay Mines, Stone Mines, Steatite Mines (including the mines producing Soap Stones and Talc), Ochre Mines, Asbestos Mines, Fire Clay Mines, Chromite Mines, Quartzite Mines, Quartz Mines, Silica Mines, Graphite Mines, Felspar ,r.fines, Laterite Mines, Dolomite Mines, Red Oxide Mines, Wolfram Mines Iron Ore Mines, Granite Mines Rock Phosphate Mines, Hematite Mines, Marble and Calcite Mines, Uranium Mines, Mica Mines, Lignite Mines, Gravel Mines, Slate Mines and Magnetite Mines.

Category of worker

Rates of V.D.A. (in Rs.) per day

For work above ground For work below ground
Unskilled

53

66

Semi-Skilled /Unskilled Supervisory

66

80
Skilled/ Clerical

80

93
Highly Skilled

93

102

 

Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance Payable w.e.f. 01.10.2019 will be as under:-

Category of worker

Rates of V.D.A. (in Rs.) per day

For work above ground For work below ground
Unskilled

350+53=403

437+66=503

Semi-Skilled /Unskilled Supervisory

437+66=503

523+80=603

Skilled/ Clerical

523+80=603

610+93=703

Highly Skilled

610+93=703

683+102=785

 

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.

(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

ANNEXURE

CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS

AREA-“A”

Ahmedabad

(UA)

Hyderabad

(UA)

Faridabad complex (M.Corpn)
Bengaluru

(UA)

Kanpur

(UA)

Ghaziabad

(UA)

Delhi

(UA)

Chennai

(UA)

Florida
Greater Mumbai

(UA)

Nagpur

(UA)

Secunderabad
Kolkata

(UA)

Lucknow

(UA)

Gurgaon (M. Corpn)
Navi Mumbai

(UA)

Pune

(UA)

AREA -“B”

Agra

(UA)

Gwalior

(UA)

Port Blair

(UA)

Ajmer

(UA)

Rubli-Dharwad (M. Corpn) Puducherry

(UA)

Aligarh (UA) Indore

(UA)

Raipur

(UA)

Allahabad

(UA)

Jabalpur

(UA)

Raurkela

(U/\)

Amravati (M.Corpn) Jaipur (M.Corpn) Rajkot

(UA)

Amritsar

(UA)

Jalandhar

(UA)

Ranchi

(UA)

Asansol (UA} Jalandhar-Canu.

(UA}

Sabaranpur (M.Corpn)
Aurangabad (UA} Jamrnu

(UA)

Salem

(UA)

Bareilly (UA) Jarnnagar

(UA)

Sangli

(UA)

Belgaum

(UA)

Jamsbedpur

(UA)

Shillong
Bhavnagar

(UA)

Jhansi

(UA)

Siliguri

(UA)

Bhiwandi

(UA)

Jodhpur

(UA}

Solapur (M .Corpn)
Bhopal

(UA)

Kannur

(UA)

Srinagar

(UA)

Bhubaneshwar

(UA)

Kocbi

(UA)

Surat

(UA)

Bikaner (M.Corpn) Kolhapur

(UA)

Thiruvanantapuram

(UA)

Bokaro Steel City

(UA)

Kollam

(UA)

Thrissur

(UA)

Chandigarh (UA} Kota (M.Corpn) Tiruchirappalli

(UA)

Coimbatore (UA) Kozhikode

(UA)

Tiruppur

(UA)

Cultack

(UA)

Ludhiana (M.Corpn) Ujjain (M.Corpn)
Dehradun

(UA)

Madurai

(UA)

Vadodara

(UA)

Dhanbad

(UA)

Malappuram

(VA)

Varanasi

(UA)

Durgapur

(UA)

Malegaon

(UA)

Vasai – Virar City (M.Corpn)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar

(UA)

Mangalore

(UA)

Vijayawada

(UA)

Erode (UA) Meerut

(UA)

Vishakhapatnam (M.Corpn)
Firozabad Moradabad (M. Corpn) Warangal

(UA)

Goa Mysore

(UA )

Gorakhpur (UA) Nanded Waghala (M. Corpn)
Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn) Nasik

(UA)

Gulbarga (UA) Nellore

(VA)

Guntur (UA) Panchkula

(UA)

Guwahati (UA) Patna

(UA)

 

Note 1.-Area ‘C’ shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948) extends.

Note 2.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.

Minimum Wages & VDA for Industrial Workers in Construction from 01.10.2019

F.No. 1/36(3)/2019-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated 23/9/2019

ORDER

In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. S.O. 188(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour and Employment the undersigned, hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average consumer price index number for the preceding period of six months ending on 30.06.2019 reaching 310.83 from 301.33 (base 2001 = 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 9.5 points for Industrial Workers as under. This order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2019

The rates of Variable Dearness Allowance for employees 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.

Category of worker

Rates of V.D.A. Area wise per day (in Rupees)

A

B

c

Unskilled

80

66

53

Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory

87

75

62

Skilled / Clerical

96

87

75

Highly Skilled

104

96

87

 

Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2019 will be as under :-

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

A Area

B Area

C Area

Unskilled 523+80=603 437+66= 503 350+53=403
Semi- Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory 579+87=666 494+75=569 410+62=472
Skilled/ Clerical 637+96=733 579+87=666 494-+75=569
Highly Skilled 693+104=797 637+96=733 579+87=666

 

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.

(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

ANNEXURE

CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS

AREA-“A”

Ahmedabad

(UA)

Hyderabad

(UA)

Faridabad complex (M.Corpn)
Bengaluru

(UA)

Kanpur

(UA)

Ghaziabad

(UA)

Delhi

(UA)

Chennai

(UA)

Florida
Greater Mumbai

(UA)

Nagpur

(UA)

Secunderabad
Kolkata

(UA)

Lucknow

(UA)

Gurgaon (M. Corpn)
Navi Mumbai

(UA)

Pune

(UA)

AREA -“B”

Agra

(UA)

Gwalior

(UA)

Port Blair

(UA)

Ajmer

(UA)

Rubli-Dharwad (M. Corpn) Puducherry

(UA)

Aligarh (UA) Indore

(UA)

Raipur

(UA)

Allahabad

(UA)

Jabalpur

(UA)

Raurkela

(U/\)

Amravati (M.Corpn) Jaipur (M.Corpn) Rajkot

(UA)

Amritsar

(UA)

Jalandhar

(UA)

Ranchi

(UA)

Asansol (UA} Jalandhar-Canu.

(UA}

Sabaranpur (M.Corpn)
Aurangabad (UA} Jamrnu

(UA)

Salem

(UA)

Bareilly (UA) Jarnnagar

(UA)

Sangli

(UA)

Belgaum

(UA)

Jamsbedpur

(UA)

Shillong
Bhavnagar

(UA)

Jhansi

(UA)

Siliguri

(UA)

Bhiwandi

(UA)

Jodhpur

(UA}

Solapur (M .Corpn)
Bhopal

(UA)

Kannur

(UA)

Srinagar

(UA)

Bhubaneshwar

(UA)

Kocbi

(UA)

Surat

(UA)

Bikaner (M.Corpn) Kolhapur

(UA)

Thiruvanantapuram

(UA)

Bokaro Steel City

(UA)

Kollam

(UA)

Thrissur

(UA)

Chandigarh (UA} Kota (M.Corpn) Tiruchirappalli

(UA)

Coimbatore (UA) Kozhikode

(UA)

Tiruppur

(UA)

Cultack

(UA)

Ludhiana (M.Corpn) Ujjain (M.Corpn)
Dehradun

(UA)

Madurai

(UA)

Vadodara

(UA)

Dhanbad

(UA)

Malappuram

(VA)

Varanasi

(UA)

Durgapur

(UA)

Malegaon

(UA)

Vasai – Virar City (M.Corpn)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar

(UA)

Mangalore

(UA)

Vijayawada

(UA)

Erode (UA) Meerut

(UA)

Vishakhapatnam (M.Corpn)
Firozabad Moradabad (M. Corpn) Warangal

(UA)

Goa Mysore

(UA )

Gorakhpur (UA) Nanded Waghala (M. Corpn)
Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn) Nasik

(UA)

Gulbarga (UA) Nellore

(VA)

Guntur (UA) Panchkula

(UA)

Guwahati (UA) Patna

(UA)

 

Note 1.-Area ‘C’ shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948) extends.

Note 2.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.

Minimum Wages & VDA for Industrial Workers in Stone Mines from 01.10.2019

File No.1/36/(4)2019 LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner (C)
New Delhi

Dated 23/9/2019

O R D E R

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government Vide Notification No.S.0.189 (E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour & Employment , the undersigned hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis average consumer price index number for the preceding period of six month ending on 30.06.2019 reaching 310.83 from 301.33 (Base 2001 – 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 9.5 points for Industrial workers and direct that this order shall come into force w.e.f. 01. 10.2019.

RATES OF V.D.A. FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN “ STONE MINES” shall be as under:-

Item of work Rates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01- 10.2019
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead/1.5 meters lift. *
(i) Soft Soil Rs. 55
(ii) Soft Soil with rock Rs. 80
(iii) Rock Rs. 106
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead/1.5 Metres lift. * Rs. 43
3. Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the Stone size of:-
1.0 inch to 1.5 inches Rs. 323
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inches Rs. 276
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inches Rs. 164
Above 5.0 inches Rs. 134

 

Therefore, the .minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2019 to the employees employed in Stone Mines shall be as under:-

Category Basic Wages VDA Total
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters Lead / 1.5 Meters lift. *
(i) Soft Soil Rs.351+ Rs.55= Rs. 406
(ii) Soft Soil with rock Rs.531 + Rs.80 = Rs.611
(iii) Rock Rs.703 + Rs.106 = Rs.809
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 meters lead/ 1.5 meters lift. * Rs. 283 + Rs.43 = Rs.326
3. Stone Breaking or Stone Crushing for stone size of category **
Basic Wages VDA Total
(i) 1.0 inch to 1.5 inches Rs.2171 + Rs. 323 = 2494
(ii) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inches Rs.1857 + Rs. 276 = 2133
(iii) Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inches Rs.1088 + Rs.164 = 1252
(iv) Above 5.0 inches Rs.893 + Rs.134 = 1027

 

The workers employed on minimum guaranteed time rate of wages per day shall be entitled to time rate of minimum wages plus special allowance, if any, for unskilled category of above ground workers revised from time to time by the Central Government in respect of scheduled employment in stone mines.

* Per 2.831 cube meters (100 cubic feet)

** Per truck load of 5.662 cubic meters (200 cubic feet)

(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER (C)

ANNEXURE

CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS

AREA-“A”

Ahmedabad

(UA)

Hyderabad

(UA)

Faridabad complex (M.Corpn)
Bengaluru

(UA)

Kanpur

(UA)

Ghaziabad

(UA)

Delhi

(UA)

Chennai

(UA)

Florida
Greater Mumbai

(UA)

Nagpur

(UA)

Secunderabad
Kolkata

(UA)

Lucknow

(UA)

Gurgaon (M. Corpn)
Navi Mumbai

(UA)

Pune

(UA)

AREA -“B”

Agra

(UA)

Gwalior

(UA)

Port Blair

(UA)

Ajmer

(UA)

Rubli-Dharwad (M. Corpn) Puducherry

(UA)

Aligarh (UA) Indore

(UA)

Raipur

(UA)

Allahabad

(UA)

Jabalpur

(UA)

Raurkela

(U/\)

Amravati (M.Corpn) Jaipur (M.Corpn) Rajkot

(UA)

Amritsar

(UA)

Jalandhar

(UA)

Ranchi

(UA)

Asansol (UA} Jalandhar-Canu.

(UA}

Sabaranpur (M.Corpn)
Aurangabad (UA} Jamrnu

(UA)

Salem

(UA)

Bareilly (UA) Jarnnagar

(UA)

Sangli

(UA)

Belgaum

(UA)

Jamsbedpur

(UA)

Shillong
Bhavnagar

(UA)

Jhansi

(UA)

Siliguri

(UA)

Bhiwandi

(UA)

Jodhpur

(UA}

Solapur (M .Corpn)
Bhopal

(UA)

Kannur

(UA)

Srinagar

(UA)

Bhubaneshwar

(UA)

Kocbi

(UA)

Surat

(UA)

Bikaner (M.Corpn) Kolhapur

(UA)

Thiruvanantapuram

(UA)

Bokaro Steel City

(UA)

Kollam

(UA)

Thrissur

(UA)

Chandigarh (UA} Kota (M.Corpn) Tiruchirappalli

(UA)

Coimbatore (UA) Kozhikode

(UA)

Tiruppur

(UA)

Cultack

(UA)

Ludhiana (M.Corpn) Ujjain (M.Corpn)
Dehradun

(UA)

Madurai

(UA)

Vadodara

(UA)

Dhanbad

(UA)

Malappuram

(VA)

Varanasi

(UA)

Durgapur

(UA)

Malegaon

(UA)

Vasai – Virar City (M.Corpn)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar

(UA)

Mangalore

(UA)

Vijayawada

(UA)

Erode (UA) Meerut

(UA)

Vishakhapatnam (M.Corpn)
Firozabad Moradabad (M. Corpn) Warangal

(UA)

Goa Mysore

(UA )

Gorakhpur (UA) Nanded Waghala (M. Corpn)
Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn) Nasik

(UA)

Gulbarga (UA) Nellore

(VA)

Guntur (UA) Panchkula

(UA)

Guwahati (UA) Patna

(UA)

 

Note 1.-Area ‘C’ shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948) extends.

Note 2.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.

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