Minimum Wage & V.D.A (Variable Dearness Allowance) w.e.f. 01.04.2019 for Loading and Unloading Employees working in Goods Sheds, Parcel Offices of Railways, Docks and Ports etc. – Ministry of Labour & Employment

Minimum Wage & V.D.A (Variable D.A.) w.e.f. 01.04.2019 for Loading and Unloading Employees working in Goods Sheds, Parcel Offices of Railways, Docks and Ports etc. – Ministry of Labour & Employment

File No.1/8(7)/ 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. 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 31.12.2018 reaching 301.33 from
288.33( Base: 2001 = 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 13 points
for Industrial workers and direct that this order shall
come into force w.e.f. 01.04.2019.
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. 01.04.2019 to the employees
shall be as under:-
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AREA
RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
A
61
B
50
C
40

Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and variable
Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 shall be as under:-


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AREA
RATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A PER DAY
Basic Wages

(Rs.)
V.D.A
(Rs.)
Total (Rs.)
A
523
+
61
=
584
B
437
+
50
=
487
C
350
+
40
=
390
The VDA has been rounded off to the next higher rupee 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 19th January, 2017.
The present classification of cities into areas A, B & C is enclosed at
Annexure I for ready reference.
sd/-
(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

As per list attached

CLASSIFICATION OF AREA
AREA -“A”
Ahmedabad (UA) Hyderabad (UA) Faridabad complex (M.Corpn)
Bangaluru (UA) Kanour (UA) Ghaziabad (UA)
Delhi (UA) Chennai (UA) Noida
Greater Mumbai (UA) Nagpur (UA) Secunderabad
Kolkata (UA) Lucknow (UA) Gurgaon (M. Corpn)
Navi Mumbai (UA) Pune (UA)
AREA -“B”
Agra (UA) Gwalior (UA) Port Blair (UA)
Aimer (UA) Hubli-Dharwad (M
Corpn)
Puducherry (UA)
Aligarh (UA) Indore (UA) Raipur (UA)
Allahabad (UA) Jabalour (UA) Raurkela (UA)
Amravad (M.Coron) Jaiour (M.Coron) Raijkot (UA)
Amntsar (UA) Jalandhar (UA) Ranchi (UA)
Asansol (UA) Jalandhar-Cantt (UA) Saharanpur (M. Corpn)
Aurangabad (UA) Jammu (UA) Salem (UA)
Bareilly (UA) Jamnagar (UA) Sangli (UA)
Belgaum (UA) Jamshedpur (UA) Shillong
Bhavnagar (UA) Jhansi (UA) Siliguri (UA)
Bhiwandi (UA) Jodhpur (UA) Solapur (M.Corpn)
Bhopal (UA) Kannur (UA) Srinagar (UA)
Bhubaneshwar (UA) Kochi (UA) Surat (UA)
Bikaner (M.Corpn) Kolhapur (UA) Thiruvanantapuram (UA)
Bokaro Steel City (UA) Kollam (UA) Thissur (UA)
Chand igarh (UA) Kota ( M
Corpn)
Tiruchirappalli (UA)
Coimbatore (UA) Kozhikode (UA) Trippur (UA)
Cuttuck (UA) Ludhiana (.M.Corpn) Ujjain ( M.Cornpn)
Dehradun (UA ) Madurai (UA) Vadodara (UA)
Dhanbad (UA) Malappuram (UA) Varanasi (UA)
Durgapur (UA) Malegaon (UA) Vasai- Virar City (M.Corpn)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar (UA) Mangalore (UA) Vijayawada (UA)
Erode (UA) Meerut (UA) Vishakhapatnam (M.Corpn)
Firozabad Moradabad (M Corpn) Warangal (UA)
Goa Mysore CUA)
Gorakhpur (UA) Nanded Waghala (M. Corpn)
Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn) Nasik (UA)
Gulbarga (UA) Vellore (UA)
Guntur (UA) Panchkula (UA)
Guwahati (UA) Patna (UA)
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Note 1.-Area ‘C’
shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the
Minimum Wages Act.(11 of 1948) extends



Note 2
.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.

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