Minimum rates of wages and variable dearness allowance from April 2018 – Railway Board Order

Minimum rates of wages and variable dearness allowance for contract workers in Railway from w.e.f. 01.04.2018

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

RBE No. 131/2018

No. 2016/E (LL)/AT/MW/1

New Delhi dated: 11.09.2018

The General Managers, Zonal Railways, Production Units.
Metro Railway, Kolkata, CORE, Allahabad
The General Managers,(Construction), All Indian Railways
The Director General, RDSO, Lucknow
The DG/Railway Staff College, Vadodara
The Directors, IRICEN, IRIEEN, IRISET, IRIMEE, IRITM
The CAO, COFMOW, Tilak Bridge, New Delhi
The CAO, Rail Coach Factory / Raebareli, Kishan Ganj, Delhi-7
The CAO, Rail Wheel Plant, Bela

Sub: Minimum rates of wages and variable dearness allowance w.e.f. 01.04.2018.

A copy each of Orders No.(i) 1/10(5)/2018-LS-11, (ii) 1/10(7)/2018-LS-I1 dated 03.04.2018 revising the rates of variable dearness allowance for contract workers engaged in,(i) Employment of sweeping and cleaning excluding activities prohibited under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993, (ii) Loading and unloading in Goods sheds, Parcel offices of Railways and other similar employments, Docks and Ports; and Passengers goods and Cargo Carried out at Airports ( Both International and Domestic) respectively is sent herewith for information and strict compliance. The rates are applicable w.e.f. 01.04.2018.

2. Railways, being Principal Employer are required to ensure that the contractors are complying with the provisions of the Contract Labour (R&A) Act, 1970 and Minimum wages Act, 1948 strictly and arranging prescribed minimum wages to the contract labourers.

3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.

Please acknowledge receipt.

(Manju)
Jt. Director Establishment (LL)
Railway Board

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