Notification of Amendment in VDA on Minimum Wages w.e.f. 19.01.2017

Notification of Amendment in VDA on Minimum Wages w.e.f. 19.01.2017

Notification of Amendment in VDA on Minimum Wages w.e.f. 19.01.2017
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MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT


NOTIFICATION


New Delhi, the 28th July, 2017

S.O. 2413(E).
Whereas the draft notification was published in the Gazette of India,
Extraordinary, part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide number S.O. 1136,
dated the 16th April, 2017 proposing to amend the notification of the
Ministry of Labour and Employment number S.O. 187(E), dated the 19th
January, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II,
Section 3, Sub-section (ii), as required by clause (b) of sub-section (1)
of section 5 of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948) for information
and inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be
affected thereby, before the expiry of the period of two months from the
date on which copies of the Gazette of India containing the said
notification were made available to the public;
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AND whereas the copies of the said Gazette were made available to the
public on the 18th April, 2017;
AND whereas no objections and suggestions received on the said proposal;
NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (b) of
sub-section (1) of section 3 read with clause (i) of sub-section (1) of
section 4 and sub-section (2) of section 5 of the said Act, the Central
Government hereby makes the following amendment to the notification of the
Ministry of Labour and Employment published in the Gazette of India,
Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide number S.O. 187
(E), dated 19th January, 2017, except as respects things done or omitted to
be done before such amendment namely:—
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In the said notification, in the Schedule, for Part-II, the following shall
be substituted with effect from the 19th January, 2017, namely:—

“PART – II

Serial Number
Categories of employees
Rate of Variable Dearness Allowance for every point rise or fall beyond 271, which is the average monthly Consumer Price Index Number for industrial workers (Base year 2001=100), for the period January-June, 2016.
Above Ground Below Ground
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1 Unskilled 1.29 1.61
2. Semi-skilled/Unskilled-Supervisory 1.61 1.93
3. Skilled and Clerical 1.93 2.25
4. Highly Skilled 2.25 2.52

[F. No. S-32017/1/2016-WC (MW)]
N. K. SANTOSHI, Dy. Director General



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