Revised VDA and Minimum Wages for Loading and Unloading workers w.e.f. 01.10.2022

Revised VDA and Minimum Wages for Loading and Unloading workers w.e.f. 01.10.2022

Revised VDA and Minimum Wages for Loading and Unloading workers w.e.f. 01.10.2022

File No.1/16(4)/2020-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

 Dated: 28/9/2022

O R D E R

In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. S.O. 192(E), dated 19th January, 2017, of the Ministry of Labour & Employment the undersigned, hereby revises the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index for Industrial workers reaching 365.76 from 3357.65 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:-

RATES OF V.D.A. FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN LOADING AND UNLOADING IN (i) GOODS SHEDS, PARCEL OFFICES OF RAILWAYS, (ii) OTHER GOODS-SHEDS, GODOWNS, WAREHOUSES AND OTHER SIMILAR EMPLOYMENTS; (iii) DOCKS AND PORTS; AND (iv) PASSENGERS GOODS AND CARGO CARRIED OUT AT AIRPORTS (BOTH INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC).

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

AREARATES OF V.D.A. PER DAY (IN RS.)
‘A’188
‘B’158
‘C’127

Therefore the minimum rates of wages showing the basic rates and variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2022 shall be as under:-

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 AREARATES OF WAGES PLUS V.D.A. PER DAY
Basic
(Rs.)
V.D.A
(Rs.)
Total Wages
(Rs.)
‘A’523 +188 = 711
‘B’437 +158 = 595
‘C’350 +127 = 477

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- 1 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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