Revised rates of VDA for employees employed as Agriculture Worker w.e.f 1st Apr 2022 – In supersession to CLC order dated 31.03.2022

Revised rates of VDA for employees employed as Agriculture Worker w.e.f 1st Apr 2022 – In supersession to CLC order dated 31.03.2022

Revised rates of VDA for employees employed as Agriculture Worker w.e.f 1st Apr 2022 – In supersession to CLC order dated 31.03.2022

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

Dated: 29/07/2022

ORDER

In supersession to this office order of even reference dated 31st March 2022 and in exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government vide Notification No.S.0.186(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour & Employment the undersigned hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance for the employees employed in Agriculture w.e.f. 01.04.2022 on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index for Industrial workers reaching 357.65 from 345.22 as on 31.12.2021 (Base Year 2016-100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 12.43 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under shall be payable from 01.04.2022:-

Category of workerRates of V.D.A. Area wise per day (in Rupees)
‘A ‘‘B’‘C’
Unskilled111101100
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory120111102
Skilled/ Clerical132120111
Highly Skilled144134120

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.04.2022 to the employees working in Agriculture shall be as under:-

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Category of workerRates of wages including V.D.A. Area wise per day (in Ru pees)
ABC
Unskilled333+111=444303+101=404300+100=400
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory364+120=484335+111=446307+102=409
Skilled/ Clerical395+132=527364+120=484334+111=445
Highly Skilled438+144=582407+134-541364+120=484

The VDA has been rounded off to the next higher rupee as per the decision of the Minimum Wages 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 1 for ready reference.

(S.C.Joshi)
Chief Labour Commissioner(C)

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