Construction Workers : V.D.A and Minimum wage payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018

Construction Workers : V.D.A and Minimum wage payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018

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F.No.1/38(3)/2018-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi
Dated: 28/9/2018
O R D E R

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 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 30.06.2018 reaching 288.33 from 286 (base 2001 = 100) and thereby resulting
in an increase of 2.33 points for Industrial Workers as under.
This order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2018
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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. 
 
Category of worker

Rates of V.D.A Area wise per day (in Rupees)
A
B
C
Unskilled
35
29
23
Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Supervisory
38
33
27
Skilled/Clerical
42
38
33
Clerical
45
42
38
Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 will be as under:- 
Category of worker

Rates of wages including V.D.A per day (in Rupees)
Unskilled
523+35=558
437+29=466
350+23=373
Semi-Skilled/Unskilled
579+38=617
494+33=527
410+27=437
Skilled/Clerical
637+42=679
579+38=617
494+33=527
Highly Skilled
693+45=738
637+42=679
579+38=617
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 1 for ready reference. 
(J.K.SAGAR)
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CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)
To
As per list attached 

Read also:
click to view V.D.A for Loading and Unloading Employees 
click to view V.D.A for Watch and Ward (with or without arms) Employees 
click to view V.D.A for Sweeping & Cleaning Staff
click to view V.D.A for employees employed in Stone Mines

click to view V.D.A for Mines Workers
click to view V.D.A for Agriculture Workers

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