Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines w.e.f 1st October 2021: In Supersession to CLC Order dated 28.10.2021

Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines w.e.f 1st October 2021: In Supersession to CLC Order dated 28.10.2021

Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines w.e.f 1st October 2021: In Supersession to CLC Order dated 28.10.2021

File No. 1/26/(7)2021 LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated:29 /07/ 2022

O R D E R

In supersession to this office order of even reference dated 28th October 2021 and 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 and Employment the undersigned hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index for Industrial workers reaching 345.22 from 340.96 as on 30.06.2021 (Base 2016-100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 4.26 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance.as under shall be payable from 01.10.2021:-

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

Item of workRates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01-10-2021.
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead /1.5 meters lift.*
(i)Soft SoilRs. 102
(ii) Soft Soil with rockRs. 150
(iii) RockRs. 91
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 meters lead/1.5 Metres lift.*Rs.81
3. Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the Stone size of:-
1.0 inch to 1.5 inchesRs 601
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs. 514
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs 304
Above 5.0 inchesRs 250

Therefore, the minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2021 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.102= Rs. 453
{ii) Soft Soil with rockRs.531 +Rs.150= Rs.681
(iii) RockRs.703 +Rs. 198= Rs.901
2. Removal and stacking of rejected

stones with 50 meters

lead/ 1.5 meters lift. *

Rs. 283 +Rs.81= Rs.364
3. Stone Breaking or Stone Crushing for stone size of category **
Basic WagesVDATotal
(i) 1.0 inch to 1.5 inchesRs.2171 +Rs. 601= 2772
(ii) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs.1857 +Rs. 514= 2371
(ii) Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs.1088 +Rs.304= 1392
(ii) Above 5.0 inchesRs.893 +Rs.2501143

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)

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

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Labour Bureau Order Dt 28 Oct 2021

File No.1/26/(7)2021 LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated 28.10.2021

O R D E R

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 revise 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 30.6.2021 reaching 345.21 from 340.95 (Base 2016-100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 4.26 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under shall be payable from 01.10.2021:-

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

Item of workRates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01-10.2021
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead/ 1.5 meters lift. *
(i) Soft SoilRs. 90
(ii) Soft Soil with rockRs. 132
(ii) RockRs.175
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead / 1.5 Metres lift. *Rs.71
3. Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the Stone size of:-
1.0 inch to 1.5 inchesRs. 530
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs. 453
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs. 268
Above 5.0 inchesRs. 221

Therefore, the minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2021 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.90= Rs. 441
{ii) Soft Soil with rockRs.531 +Rs.132= Rs.663
(iii) RockRs.703 +Rs. 175= Rs.878
2. Removal and stacking of rejected

stones with 50 meters

lead/ 1.5 meters lift. *

Rs. 283 +Rs.71= Rs.354
3. Stone Breaking or Stone Crushing for stone size of category **
Basic WagesVDATotal
(i) 1.0 inch to 1.5 inchesRs.2171 +Rs. 530= 2701
(ii) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inchesRs.1857 +Rs. 453= 2310
(ii) Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inchesRs.1088 +Rs.268= 1356
(ii) Above 5.0 inchesRs.893 +Rs.221= 1114

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.Negi)
Chief Labour Commissioner(C)

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