Revised VDA and Minimum Wages for Agriculture Workers w.e.f 1st October 2022

Revised VDA and Minimum Wages for Agriculture Workers w.e.f 1st October 2022

Revised VDA and Minimum Wages for Agriculture Workers w.e.f 1st October 2022

File No. 1/16(1)/2022-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated 28/9/2022

ORDER

In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. S.O. 186(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour and Employment the undersigned hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance for the employees employed in Agriculture w.e.f. 01.10.2022 on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index for Industrial workers reaching 365.76 from 357.65 as on 30.06.2022 (Base Year 2016-100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 8.11 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under shall be payable from 01.10.2022 :-

Category of workerRates of V. D.A. Area wise per day
(in Rupees)
‘A’‘B’‘C’
Unskilled121111109
Semi- Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory131121112
Skilled/ Clerical144131121
Highly Skilled158147131

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2022 to the employees working in Agriculture shall be as under:-

Category of workerRates of V. D.A. Area wise per day
(in Rupees)
‘A’‘B’‘C’
Unskilled333+121=454303+111=414300+109=409
Semi-Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory364+131=495335+121=456307+112=419
Skilled/ Clerical395+144=539364+131=495334+121=455
Highly Skilled438+158=596407+147=554364+131=495
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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.

(Remis Tiru)
Chief Labour Commissioner(C)

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  2. Revised Variable DA & Minimum Wages for Construction & Maintenance Workers w.e.f 1st October 2022
  3. Revised Variable Dearness Allowance and Minimum Wages for Loading and unloading Workers of Railways, Docks, Ports etc. w.e.f 1st October 2022
  4. Revised Variable DA and Minimum Wages for Sweeping and Cleaning Worker w.e.f 1st October 2022
  5. Revised Variable Dearness Allowance and Minimum Wages for Watch and Ward Duties with and without Arms w.e.f 1st October 2022
  6. Revised Variable DA & Minimum Wages for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines w.e.f 1st October 2022

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