Revised Variable DA & Minimum Wages for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines w.e.f 1st April 2022

Revised Variable DA & Minimum Wages for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines w.e.f 1st April 2022

Revised Variable DA & Minimum Wages for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines w.e.f 1st April 2022

File No. 1/4(7)/2021-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

 Dated 31/3/2022

ORDER

In Exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. S.O. 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 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:-

Sl.No.Item of workRates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01-04.2021
1.Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead / 1.5 meters lift. *
(i) Soft SoilRs. 96
(ii) Soft Soil with rockRs. 141
(iii) 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. 595
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs. 483
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs. 286
Above 5.0 inchesRs. 236
Therefore, the minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.04.2021 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.654
(ii) Soft Soil with rockRs. 531+Rs.141=Rs.866
(iii) RockRs. 703+Rs.187=Rs.890
2.Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead/ 1.5 Metres 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. 2171+Rs.565=2736
(ii) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs. 1857+Rs.483=2340
(iii) Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs. 1088+Rs.286=1374
(iv) Above 5.0 inchesRs.893+Rs.236=1129

* 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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