Watch and Ward (with or without arms): VDA (Variable Dearness Allowance) and Minimum wages payable wef 01.10.2018 – Min of Labour & Employment Order

Watch and Ward (with or without arms): VDA (Variable Dearness Allowance) and Minimum wages payable wef 01.10.2018 – Min of Labour & Employment Order

File No. 1/38(6)/2018-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

vda-minimum-wage-watch-and-ward-with-without-arms

Dated: 28/09/2018
O R D E R

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government Vide
Notification No.S.O.191(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour 86
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
30.6.2018 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. 
AREA
RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
A 42
B 38
C 33
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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 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (without arms)
would be as under:-

AREA
RATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A. PER DAY
Basic Wages (Rs.)
V.D.A.
(Rs.)
Total
(Rs.)
A
637
+
42
=
679
B
579
+
38
=
617
C
494
+
33
=
527

II. RATES OF V.D.A.FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN WATCH AND WARD (with arms)
would be as under:- 
AREA
RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
A 45
B 42
C 38
Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (with arms)
would be as under:- 
AREA
RATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A. PER DAY
Basic Wages (Rs.)
V.D.A.
(Rs.)
Total
(Rs.)
A
693
+
45
=
738
B
637
+
42
=
679
C
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 I for ready reference.
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(J.K.SAGAR)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

To

As per list attached.

Read also:
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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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