Minimum Wage & V.D.A for Construction, Maintenance of Roads or Railway or Building Operations Employees w.e.f. 01.04.2019 – Ministry of Labour & Employment

Minimum Wage & V.D.A for Construction, Maintenance of Roads or Railway or Building Operations Employees w.e.f. 01.04.2019 – Ministry of Labour & Employment

F.No.1/ 8(3)/ 2019-LS-II

Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi
Dated:27/3/2019
ORDER
In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification
No. S.O. 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 31.12.2018 reaching 301.33 from
288.33 {base 2001 = 100} and thereby resulting in an increase of 13 points
for Industrial Workers as under. This order shall come
into force w.e.f. 01.04.2019
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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
61
50
40
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory
66
57
47
Skilled IClerical
73
66
57
Highly Skilled
79
73
66

Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable
Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01 04 2019 will be as under :-

Category of worker
Rates of wages including V.D.A. per day (in Rupees)
A Area
B Area
C Area
Unskilled
523+61=584
437+50=487
350+40=390
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory
579+66=645
494+57=551
410+47 =457
Skilled/ Clerical
637+73=710
579+66=645
494+57=551
Highly Skilled
693+79=772
637+73=710
579+66=645


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The VDA has been rounded off to the next higher ru pee as per the decision
of the Minimum Wages Central 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 l9lh January, 2017. The present
classification of cities into areas A, 8 & C is enclosed at Annexure I
for ready reference.

sd/-
(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

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