Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Mines Workers w.e.f 1st Oct 2021: In supersession to CLC order dated 28.10.2021

Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Mines Workers w.e.f 1st Oct 2021: In supersession to CLC order dated 28.10.2021

Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Mines Workers w.e.f 1st Oct 2021: In supersession to CLC order dated 28.10.2021

F.No.1/ 26(2)/2021-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 28th October 2021 and in exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vides Notification No. S.O. 2413(E) dated 28th July, 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 Variable Dearness Allowance for employees employed in employments in Gypsum Mines, Barytes Mines, Bauxite Mines, Manganese Mine, 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, Chromites 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, Eignite’ Mines· Gravel Mines, Slate Mines and Magnetite Mines.

Category of workerRates of V.D.A. (in Rs.) per day
For work above groundFor work below ground
Unskilled99123
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory123148
Skilled / Clerical148172
Highly Skilled173190

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance Payable w.e.f. 01.10.2021 will be as under

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Category of workerRates of wages including V.D.A. (in Rs.) per day
For work above groundFor work below ground
Unskilled350+99=449437+123=560
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory437+123=560523+148=671
Skilled/ Clerical523+148=671610+172=782
Highly Skilled610+173=783683+190=8.73.

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 o .areas A, B & C is enclosed at Annexure I for ready reference.

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

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F.No. I/ 26(2) / 2021-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

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Dated: 28/10/2021

ORDER

In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. S.0.2413(E) dated 28th July, 2017 (Previously S.0.187(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 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 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.

Category of workerRates of V.D.A. Area wise per day (in Rupees)
For work above groundFor work below ground
Unskilled87109
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory109131
Skilled Clerical131152
Highly Skilled152168

Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance Payable w .e.f. 01 10 2021 will be as under:-

Category of workerRates of wages including V.D.A. (in Rs.) per day
For work above groundFor work below ground
Unskilled350+87=437437+109=546
Semi-Skilled / Unskilled Supervisory437+109=546523+ 131=654
Skilled Clerical523+ 131″”654610+152=762
Highly Skilled610+ 152=762683+168=851 . .
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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 .

(D.P.S. Negi)
Chief Labour Commissioner(C)

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