Revised VDA on Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01st April, 2022 for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines: Labour Bureau

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Revised VDA on Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01st April, 2022 for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines: Labour Bureau

Revised VDA on Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01st April, 2022 for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines: Labour Bureau File No.1 4(4)/ 2022-LS-II Government of I

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Revised VDA on Minimum Wages w.e.f. 01st April, 2022 for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines: Labour Bureau

File No.1 4(4)/ 2022-LS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Office of the Chief Labour Commissioner(C)
New Delhi

ORDER

 Dated: 31/03/2022

In exercise of the power s 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 revises the rates of Variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of the average Consumer Price Index number for the preceding period of six month ending on 31.12.2021 reaching 124.18 from 119.86 as on 31.12.2021 (Base Year 2016-100) and thereby resulting in an increase of 4.32 points. The revised Variable Dearness Allowance as under shall be payable from 01.04.2022:-

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

Item of work Rates of Variable Dearness Allowance as on 01-04-2022
1. Excavation & removal of over burden with 50 meters lead / 1.5 metres lift. *
(i) Soft Soil Rs. 96
(ii) Soft Soil with rock Rs. 141
(ii) Rock Rs. 187
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 metres lead/ 1.5 Metres lift. * Rs. 76
3. Stone breaking or Stone Crushing for the Stone size of:-
1.0 inch to 1.5 inches Rs 565
Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inches Rs 483
Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inches Rs 286
Above 5.0 inches Rs 236

Previous: Revised VDA on Minimum Wages for Industrial Workers of Stone Mines w.e.f 1st October 2021: Labour Bureau Order Dt 28 Oct 2021

Therefore, the minimum piece rate wages showing the basic and Variable Dearness Allowance payable w.e.f. 01.04.2022 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 96 = Rs 447
(ii) Soft Soil with rock Rs 531 + Rs 141 = Rs 672
(iii) Rock Rs 703 + Rs 187 = Rs 890
2. Removal and stacking of rejected stones with 50 meters lead/ 1.5 meters lift. * Rs 283 + Rs 76 = Rs 359
3. Stone Breaking or Stone Crushing for stone size of category **
i) 1.0 inch to

1.5 inches

Rs.2171 565 2736
(ii) Above 1.5 inches to 3.0 inches Rs. 1857 483 2340
(iii) Above 3.0 inches to 5.0 inches Rs. 1088 286 1374
(iv) Above 5.0 inches Rs.893 236 1129

The workers employed on mm1mum guaranteed time rate of wages per day shall 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.Samantaray)
Chief Labour Commissioner(C)


Annexure-I

CLASSIFICATION OF AREA

AREA -“A”

Ahmedabad (UA) Hvderabad (UA) Faridabad complex (M.Corpn)
Bangaluru (UA) Kanpur (UA) Ghaziabad (UA)
Delhi (UA) Chennai (UA) Noida
Greater Mumbai (UA) Nagpur (UA) Secunderabad
Kolkata (UA) Lucknow (UA) Gurgaon (M. Corpn)
Navi Mumbai (UA) Pune (UA)

AREA -“B”

Agra (UA) Gwalior (UA) Port Blair (UA)
Ajmer (UA) Hubli-Dharwad (M. Corpn) Puducherrv (UA)
Aligarh (UA) Indore (UA) Rajpur (UA)
Allahabad (UA) Jabalpur (UA) Raurkela (UA)
Amravati (M.Coron) Jaipur (M.Coron) Raikot (UA)
Amritsar (UA) Jalandhar (UA) Ranchi (UA)
Asansol (UA) Jalandhar-Cantt. (UA) Saharanpur (M.Corpn)
Aurangabad (UA) Jammu (UA) Salem (VA)
Bareilly (UA) Jamnagar (UA) Sangli (UA)
Belgaum (UA) Jamshedpur (UA) Shillong
Bhavnagar (UA) Jhansi (UA) Siliguri (UA)
Bhiwandi (UA) Jodhpur (UA) Solapur (M .Corpn)
Bhopal (UA) Kannur (UA) Srinagar (UA)
Bhubaneshwar (UA) Kochi (UA) Surat (UA)
Bikaner (M.Corpn) Kolhapur (UA) Thiruvanantapuram (UA)
Bokaro Steel City (UA) Kollam (UA) Thrissur (UA)
Chandigarh (UA) Kota (M.Coron) Tiruchirapalli (UA)
Coimbatore (UA) Kozhikode (UA) Triuppur (UA)
Cuttack (UA) Ludhiana (M.Coron) Ujjain (M.Corpn)
Dehradun (UA) Madurai (UA) Vadodara (UA)
Dhanbad (UA) Malappuram (UA) Varanasi (UA)
Durgapur (UA) Malegaon (UA) Vasai- Virar City (M.Corpn)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar (UA) Mangalore (UA) Vijayawada (UA)
Erode (UA) Meerut (UA) Vishakhapatnam (M.Corpn)
Firozabad Moradabad (M. Coron) Warangal (UA)
Goa Mysore (UA)
Gorakhpur (UA) Nanded Waghala (M. Coron)
Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn) Nasik (UA)
Gulbarga (UA) Nellore (UA)
Guntur (UA) Panchkula (UA)
Guwahati (UA) Patna (UA)
Note 1.-Area ‘C’ shall comprise all areas not mentioned in this list but to which the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 ( 11 of 1948) extends.
Note 2.- U.A. means Urban Agglomeration.

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