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Revised Minimum Wages & VDA w.e.f. 01.10.2017 for employees in Stone Mines

Revised Minimum Wages & VDA w.e.f. 01.10.2017 for employees in Stone Mines  File No.1/13/(4)2017 LS-II Government of India Ministry of L

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Revised Minimum Wages & VDA w.e.f. 01.10.2017 for employees in Stone Mines

 File No.1/13/(4)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 the Central Government Vide Notification No.S.0.189(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour & 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 Industrial Workers and thereby resulting in the VDA remaining the same as it was during the period of 1.4.2017 to 30.9.2017. This order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2017.

RATES OF V.D.A.FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN “STONE MINES” would be same as under:-

Item of work
Rates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01-10-2017
1, Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead/ 1.5 meters
lift.*
(i) Soft  Soil Rs.9
(ii) Soft  Soil with rock Rs.13
(ii) Rock Rs.17
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead/ 1.5
Metres lift.*
Rs.7
3. Stone breaking or Stone Crushing  for the Stone size of:-
1.0 inch to1.5 inches Rs.53
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inches Rs.45
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inches Rs.27
Above 5.0 inches Rs.22

Therefore, the minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2017 to the employees employed in Stone Mines shall be as under:-

Category Basic  Wages VDA Total
1. Excavation & removal of over burden  with 50 meters  Lead/1.5 Meters
lift.*
(i) Soft  Soil Rs.351 + Rs.9 = Rs.360
(ii) Soft Soil  with  rock Rs.531 + Rs.13 = Rs.544
(iii) Rock Rs.703 + Rs.17 = Rs.720
2   Removal  and stacking  of  rejected stones  with 50 meters lead/ 1.5
meters lift.*
Rs.283 + Rs.7 = Rs.290
3. Stone  Breaking  or Stone Crushing  for stone size of category **
Basic Wages VDA Total
(i) 1.0  inch  to 1.5 inches Rs.2171 + Rs.53 = 2224
(ii) Above 1.5  inches to 3.0 inches Rs,1857 + Rs.45 = 1902
(iii) Above 3.0  inches to 5.0  inches Rs.1088 Rs.27 = 1115
(iv)  Above5.0 Rs.893 Rs.22 = 915

The workers employed on minimum guaranteed time rate of wages per day would be entitled to time rate of minimum wages plus special allowance, if any, for unskilled category of above ground workers revised from time to time by the Central Government in respect of scheduled employment in stone mines.

*Per 2.831 cube meters (100 cubic feet)
** Per truck load of 5.662 cubic meters (200 cubic feet)


(A.K.Nayak)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER (C)

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