Central Govt Minimum Rate of Wages Notification
F.No. 1/ 13(3)/20 i7-LS-ll
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of tJ e Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
In exercise of the pou,ers conferred by Central Government vide Notihcation f 88(E) dated 19th January, 2017 ol the Ministry of Labour and Employment the undersigned, hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis ol the average consumer price index number for the preceding period of six months ending on 31.12.2016 reaching 277.5 frorn 271 (base 2001 = 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 6.5 points lor Industrial Workers as under. This order shall come into force w.e.f . O1.O4.2017
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.
Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 0l .O4.2O17 to the employees u’ould be as under:-
The VDA has been rounded offto the next higher rupee as per the decision of the Minimum Wages Advisory board.
The classilication 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-ll of the notiflcation dated 19th January, 2077. The present classification of cities into areas A, B & C is enclosed at Annexure I for readv reference.
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)