Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Watch and Ward Duties with and without Arms w.e.f 1st Oct 2021: In supersession to CLC order dated 28.10.2021

Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Watch and Ward Duties with and without Arms w.e.f 1st Oct 2021: In supersession to CLC order dated 28.10.2021

Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Watch and Ward Duties with and without Arms w.e.f 1st Oct 2021: In supersession to CLC order dated 28.10.2021

File No. 1/26(6)/ 2021-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated:29/7/2022

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 vides Notification No. S.O. 191(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:-

I. RATES OF V.D.A. for employees employed in WATCH & WARD (without arms) shall be as under:-

AREARATES OF V.D.A PER DAY(in Rs)
A179
B164
C139

Therefore,, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f 01.10.2021 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (without arms) shall be as under:-

AREARATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A PER DAY
Basic Wages (Rs.)V.D.A. (Rs.)Total (Rs.)
A637+179=816
B579+164=743
c494+139=633

II. RATES OF D.A. for employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (with arms) shall be as under:-

AREARATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
A194
8179
C164

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2021 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (with arms) shall be as under:-

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AREARATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A PER DAY
Basic Wages (Rs.}V.D.A. (Rs.)Total (Rs.)
A693+194=887
B637+179=816
C579+164=743

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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Labour Bureau Order Dt 28.10.2021

File No.1/ 16(6)/ 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

O R D E R

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government Vide Notification No.S.0.191 (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:-

1. RATES OF V.D.A. for employees employed in WATCH & WARD (without arms) shall be as under:-

AREARATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
 A158
 B145
 C123

Therefore , the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f 01.10.2021 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (without arms) shall be as under:-

AREARATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A PER DAY
Basic Wages (Rs.}V.D.A. (Rs.)Total (Rs.)
A637+158=795
B579+145=724
c494+123=617

2. RATES OF V.D.A. for employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (with arms) shall be as under:-

 AREARATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
 A171
 B158
 C145

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2021 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (with arms) shall be as under:-

AREARATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A PER DAY
Basic Wages (Rs.}V.D.A. (Rs.)Total (Rs.)
A693+171=864
B637+158=795
C579+145=724

The VDA has been rounded off to the next higher rupee as per the decision of the Minimum Wages Advisory Board.

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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, 20 17. 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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