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VDA & Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01.10.2018 i.r.o. Stone Mines Workers

VDA & Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01.10.2018 i.r.o. Stone Mines Workers: Chief Labour Commissioner-(C) dated 28.09.2018 File No.1/38/(4)2018 LS

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VDA & Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01.10.2018 i.r.o. Stone Mines Workers: Chief Labour Commissioner-(C) dated 28.09.2018
File No.1/38/(4)2018 LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour& Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner-(C)
New Delhi
Dated: 28/9/2018
O R D E R

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Central Government vide
Notification No.S.O.189(E) dated 19th January, 2017 of the Ministry of Labour 85
Employment, the undersigned hereby revise the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the
basis average consumer price index number for the preceding period of six month ending on 30.06.2018 reaching 288.33 from 286 (Base 2001 – 100) and thereby resulting
in an increase of 2.33 points for Industrial workers and direct
that this order shall come into force w.e.f. 01.10.2018.

RATES OF V.D.A.FOR EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN “STONE MINES” would be as under:- 
Item of work
Rates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01-10-2018
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters
lead/ 1.5 meters lift*
(i) Soft Soil Rs. 25
(ii) Soft Soil with rick Rs. 35
(iii) Rock Rs. 47
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 metres
lead/ 1.5 Meters lift*
Rs. 19
3. Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the Stone size of:-

1.0 inch to 1.5 inches

Above 5.0 inches
1.0 inch to 1.5 inches Rs. 141
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inches Rs. 120
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inches Rs. 72
Above 5.0 inches Rs. 59
Therefore, the minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2018 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. 25 = Rs. 376
(ii) Soft Soil with rock Rs. 531 + Rs. 35 = Rs. 566
(iii) Rock Rs. 703 + Rs. 47 = Rs. 750
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 meters
lead / 1.5 meters lift *
Rs. 283 + Rs. 19 = Rs. 302
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. 141 = 2312
(ii) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inches Rs. 1857 + Rs. 120 = 1977
(iii) Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inches Rs. 1088 + Rs. 72 = 1160
(iv) Above 5.0 Rs. 893 + Rs. 59 = 952

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)
(J.K.SAGAR)
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER (C)
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