Revised rates of VDA for employees employed in Stone Mines w.e.f. 01st April, 2022

Revised rates of VDA for employees employed in Stone Mines w.e.f. 01st April, 2022

Revised rates of VDA for employees employed in Stone Mines w.e.f. 01st April, 2022

File No.1 4(4)/ 2022-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated: 31/03/2022

ORDER

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government Vide Notification No.S.0.189(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour & Employment, the undersigned, hereby revises the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index number for the preceding period of six month ending on 31.12.2021 reaching 124.18 from 119.86 as on 31.12.2021 (Base Year 2016-100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 4.32 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under shall be payable from 01.04.2022:-

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

Item of workRates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01-04-2022
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead / 1.5 metres lift. *
(i) Soft SoilRs. 96
(ii) Soft Soil with rockRs. 141
(ii) RockRs. 187
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead/ 1.5 Metres lift. *Rs. 76
3. Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the Stone size of:-
1.0 inch to 1.5 inchesRs 565
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs 483
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs 286
Above 5.0 inchesRs 236
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Therefore, the minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.04.2022 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 lift. *
(i) Soft SoilRs 351 +Rs 96 =Rs 447
(ii) Soft Soil with rockRs 531 +Rs 141 =Rs 672
(iii) RockRs 703 +Rs 187 =Rs 890
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 meters lead/ 1.5 meters lift. *Rs 283 +Rs 76 =Rs 359
3. Stone Breaking or Stone Crushing for stone size of category **
i) 1.0 inch to 1.5 inchesRs.21715652736
(ii) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs. 18574832340
(iii) Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs. 10882861374
(iv) Above 5.0 inchesRs.8932361129

The workers employed on mm1mum 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)

(A.K.Samantaray)
Chief Labour Commissioner(C)

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Annexure-I

CLASSIFICATION OF AREA

AREA -“A”

Ahmedabad(UA)Hvderabad(UA)Faridabad complex(M.Corpn)
Bangaluru(UA)Kanpur(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)
Ajmer(UA)Hubli-Dharwad(M. Corpn)Puducherrv(UA)
Aligarh(UA)Indore(UA)Rajpur(UA)
Allahabad(UA)Jabalpur(UA)Raurkela(UA)
Amravati(M.Coron)Jaipur(M.Coron)Raikot(UA)
Amritsar(UA)Jalandhar(UA)Ranchi(UA)
Asansol(UA)Jalandhar-Cantt.(UA)Saharanpur(M.Corpn)
Aurangabad(UA)Jammu(UA)Salem(VA)
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)Thrissur(UA)
Chandigarh(UA)Kota(M.Coron)Tiruchirapalli(UA)
Coimbatore(UA)Kozhikode(UA)Triuppur(UA)
Cuttack(UA)Ludhiana(M.Coron)Ujjain(M.Corpn)
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)
FirozabadMoradabad(M. Coron)Warangal(UA)
GoaMysore(UA)
Gorakhpur(UA)Nanded Waghala(M. Coron)
Greater Visakhapatnam(M.Corpn)Nasik(UA)
Gulbarga(UA)Nellore(UA)
Guntur(UA)Panchkula(UA)
Guwahati(UA)Patna(UA)
Note 1.-Area ‘C’ shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 ( 11 of 1948) extends.
Note 2.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.
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