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

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

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

File No.1 /4(2)/ 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.0.189(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 for Industrial workers reaching 357.65 from 345.65 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:-

Rates of Variable Dearness Allowance for employees employed in employments in Gypsum Mines, Barytes Mines, Bauxite Mines, Manganese Mines, China Clay Mines, Kyanite Mines, Copper Mines, Clay Mines, Magnesite Mines, White Clay Mines, Stone Mines, Steatite Mines (including the mines producing Soap Stones and Talc), Ochre Mines, Asbestos Mines, Fire Clay Mines, Chromite Mines, Quartzite Mines, Quartz Mines, Silica Mines, Graphite Mines, Felspar Mines, Laterite Mines, Dolomite Mines, Red Oxide Mines, Wolfram Mines Iron Ore Mines, Granite Mines Rock Phosphate Mines, Hematite Mines, Marble and Calcite Mines, Uranium Mines, Mica Mines, Lignite Mines, Gravel Mines, Slate Mines and Magnetite Mines.

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Category of workerRates of V.D.A. (in Rs.) per day
For work above groundFor work below ground
Unskilled116144
Semi-Skilled / Un skilled Supervisory144172
Skilled/ Clerical172200
Highly Skilled201222

Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance Payable w.e.f. 01.04.2022 will be as under:-

Category of workerRates of wages including V.D.A. (m Rs.) per day
For work above groundFor work below ground
Unskilled350+116=466437+ 144=581
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory437+ 144=581523+172=695
Skilled Clerical523+172=695610+ 200=810
Highly Skilled610+201=811683+222=905

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 I for ready reference.

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

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