V.D.A. (Variable Dearness Allowance) and Minimum Wage for Loading and Unloading Employees payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 – Min of Labour & Employment Order

V.D.A. (Variable Dearness Allowance) and Minimum Wage for Loading and Unloading Employees payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 – Min of Labour & Employment Order

File No.1/38(7)/2018-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi 

Dated: 28/09/2018 

Loading-unloading-staff-vda-minimum-wage-1.10.2018

 O R D E R

In Exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide notification
No. S.O. 192(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 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 and
direct that this order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2018.
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 (BOTH INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC).
 
Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and
Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 to the employees would be as
under:- 
AREA RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (IN RS.)
‘A’ 35
‘B’ 29
‘C’ 23
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Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and variable Dearness Allowance  payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 would be as under:- 

AREA
RATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A. PER DAY
Basic Wages (Rs.)
V.D.A.
(Rs.)
Total
(Rs.)
‘A’
523
+
35
=
558
‘B’
437
+
29
=
466
‘C’
350
+
23
=
373
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-l 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.
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(J.K.SAGAR)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

To

As per list attached.

Read also:

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

click to view/download original order
[https://clc.gov.in/clc/node/586]

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