Revised Rates of Minimum Wages and VDA for Agriculture Workers w.e.f. 01.10.2017

Revised Rates of Minimum Wages and VDA for Agriculture Workers w.e.f. 01.10.2017

No. 1 / 13( 1)/2017-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

Dated: 6/10/2017

ORDER

In exercise of the powers conferred by Central Government vide Notification No. 186(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour and Employment the undersigned hereby declares that there shall be no increase in Variable Dearness Allowance for the period of 1.10.2017-31.3.2018 due to decrease in the average Consumer Price Index for the period January, 2017 to June, 2017 for the workers employed in Agriculture and thereby resulting in the VDA remaining the same as it was during the period of 1.4.2017 to 30.09.2017. This order shall come into force w.e.f. 0 1. 10.2017.

Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2017 to the employees would be same as under:-

Category of worker
Rates of wages including V.D.A. Area wise per day
(in Rupees)

'A’ Area
'B’ Area
'C’ Area
Unskilled
333+8
347
303+8
311
300+8
308
Semi-
Skilled/Unskilled
Supervisory
364+9
373
335+8
343
307+8
315
Skilled/ Clerical
395+10
405
364+9
373
334+8
342
Highly Skilled
438+11
449
407+10
417
364+9
373
Clerical
395+10
405
364+9
373
334+8
342

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-l 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.

Sd/-
(A.K.Nayak)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)

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