Minimum Wage & V.D.A (Variable D.A.) for Watch and Ward (without arms) employees w.e.f. 01.04.2019 – Ministry of Labour & Employment

Minimum Wage & V.D.A (Variable D.A.) for Watch and Ward (without arms) employees w.e.f. 01.04.2019  – Ministry of Labour & Employment

File No. 1/ 8(6)/2019-LS-II

Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi
Dated:27/3/2019
O R D E R
In exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government Vide
Notification No.S.0.191(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of
Labour & 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 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.
AREA
RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
A 73
B 66
C 57
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Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable
Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.04.2019 to employees employed in
WATCH AND WARD (without arms) shall be as under:-
AREA
RATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A PER DAY
Basic Wages

(Rs.)
V.D.A
(Rs.)
Total (Rs.)
A
637
+
73
=
710
B
579
+
66
=
645
C
494
+
57
=
551
II. RATES OF V.D.A.FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN WATCH AND WARD ( with arms)
shall be as under:-
AREA
RATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
A
79
B
73
C
66
Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable
Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.04.2019 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (with arms) 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
693
+
79
=
772
B
637
+
73
=
710
C
579
+
66
=
645
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.
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(RAJAN VERMA)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)
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