Rates of V.D.A. and Minimum Wages for Industrial workers employed in Stone Mines effective from 01.10.2020

Rates of V.D.A. and Minimum Wages for Industrial workers employed in Stone Mines effective from 01.10.2020

Rates of V.D.A. and Minimum Wages for Industrial workers employed in Stone Mines effective from 01.10.2020

File No.1/20/(7)2019 LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated: 12/10/2020

O R D E R

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government Vide Notification No.S.O.189(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 30.06.2020 reaching 329.16 from 324 (Base 2001 – 100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 5.16 points for Industrial workers and direct that this order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2020.

RATES OF V.D.A.FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN “STONE MINES” shall be as under:-

Item of workRates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01-10-2020
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead/ 1.5 meters lift.
(i) Soft SoilRs.80
(ii) Soft Soil with rockRs.117
(ii) RockRs.155
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead/ 1.5 Metres lift. *Rs.63
3. Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the Stone size of:-
1.0 inch to 1.5 inchesRs.471
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs.403
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs.238
Above 5.0 inchesRs.196

Therefore, the minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2020 to the employees employed in Stone Mines shall be as under:-

CategoryBasic WagesVDATotal
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with
50 meters Lead/ 1.5 Meters lilft.*
(i) Soft SoilRs.351+Rs.80=Rs.431
(ii) Soft Soil with rockRs.531+Rs.117=Rs.648
(iii) RockRs.703+Rs.155=Rs.858
2.Removal and stacking
of rejected stones with 50 meters
lead/ 1.5 meters lift. *
Rs.283+Rs.63=Rs.346
3. Stone Breaking or Stone Crushing for stone size of category**Basic WagesVDATotal
(i) 1.0 inch to 1.5 inchesRs.2171+Rs.471=2642
(ii) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs.1857+Rs.403=2260
(iii) Above 3.8930 inches to 5.0 inchesRs.1088+Rs.238=1326
(iv) Above 5.0 inchesRs.893+Rs.196=1089

The workers employed on minimum guaranteed time rate of wages per day shall be entitled to time rate of minimum wages plus special allowance, if any, for unskilled category of above ground workers revised from time to time by the Central Government in respect of scheduled employment in stone mines.

* Per 2.831 cube meters (100 cubic feet

** Per truck load of 5.662 cubic meters (200 cubic feet)

(D.P.S.Neg)
Chief Labour Commissioner(C)

As per list attached.

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