Government of Bihar revises the minimum rates of wages and Variable Dearness Allowance for the Papad Industry, Sailars employment, Agarbati Industry and Employment of Safaies Karamcharis

Oct 04, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The State Government of Bihar has revised the minimum rate of wages and Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) for the Papad Industry, Sailars employment, Agarbati Industry and Employment of Safaies Karamcharis under the provisions of Minimum Wages Act, 1948.

Schedule:

Sr no.

Categories of workers

Amount of V.D.A which is effective from the date 01.10.2019

 (in Rs)

Total rates of wages effective from the date 01.10.2019

1.

Unskilled

9.00

266.00 Per day

2.

Skilled

9.00

277.00 Per day

3.

Semi skilled

11.00

339.00 Per day

4.

Highly skilled

14.00

413.00 Per day

5.

Supervisory/clerical

261.00

7646.00 Per month

The rates of Variable Dearness Allowance will be based on the average of All India Consumer Price Index. In case the Index falls below the point on which minimum rates of wages have been fixed / revised there will not be any reduction in the minimum wages fixed/revised. The payment of variable Dearness Allowance on the basis of average index of January-June 2019 will be payable at from October, 2019 and thereafter increase or decrease in the amount of variable Dearness Allowance will be based on the average of All India Consumer Price Index number for every six months and will be applicable after the expiry of three months after said period of six months.

 


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