Revision of Minimum Wages and Variable Dearness Allowance for Agriculture Workers w.e.f. 01st Oct, 2017
No. 1 / 13( 1)/2017-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. 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:-
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.
CHIEF LABOUR COMMISSIONER(C)