Revised VDA Minimum Wages for Agriculture Workers w.e.f 1st October 2020: Labour Bureau Order Dt 12 Oct 2020
File No.1/ 20(1) / 2020-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
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. 01.10.2020 on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index for Industrial workers reaching 329.16 from 324 as on 30.06.2020 (Base 2001-100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 5.16 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under shall be payable from 01.10.2020:-
|Category of worker||Rates of V.D.A. Area wise per day (in Rupees)|
|Semi-Skilled / Unskilled Supervisory||81||74||68|
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Therefore, the minimum rates of wages including the basic rates and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.10.2020 to the employees working in Agriculture shall be as under:-
|Category of worker||Rates of wages including V.D.A. Area wise per day (in Rupees)|
Skilled/ Unskilled Supervisory
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.
Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
As per list attached.
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