Variable Dearness Allowance and Minimum Wages for Watch and Ward Duties with and without Arms w.e.f 1st April 2021 – Rates revised by order dated 29.07.2022

Variable Dearness Allowance and Minimum Wages for Watch and Ward Duties with and without Arms w.e.f 1st April 2021 – Rates revised by order dated 29.07.2022

Variable Dearness Allowance and Minimum Wages for Watch and Ward Duties with and without Arms w.e.f 1st April 2021 – Rates revised by order dated 29.07.2022

File No. 1/16(6)/2021-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated 29/07/2021

ORDER

In supersession to this office order of even reference dated 23rd April 2021 & corrigendum of even reference dated 28th April 2021 and in exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government Vide Notification No.S.O.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 for Industrial workers reaching 340.96 from 329.17 as on 31.12.2020 (Base Year 2016-100) thereby resulting in an increase of 11.79 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under shall be payable from 0 1.04 .2021 :-

AREARATES or V.D.A. PER DAY (in Rs.)
A168
B154
C131

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f 01.04.202 1 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (without arms) shall be as under:-

AREARATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A PER DAYTotal (Rs.)
Basic Wages (Rs.)V.D.A (Rs.)
A637+168=805
B579+154=733
C494+131=625

II. 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.)
A183
B168
C154
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Therefore, the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2020 to employees employed in WATCH AND WARD (with arms) shall be as under:-

AREARATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A PER DAYTotal (Rs.)
Basic Wages (Rs.)V.D.A (Rs.)
A693+183=876
B637+168=805
C579+154=733

The VDA has been rounded off to the next higher rupee as per the decision of the Minim um 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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