Odisha Labour Commissioner revises Minimum Wages including Variable Dearness Allowance effective 1st April, 2018

Odisha Labour Commissioner revises Minimum Wages including Variable Dearness Allowance effective 1st April, 2018

May 9, 2018 Labour 0

In a notification dated 30th April, 2018, the Office of the Labour Commissioner, Bhubaneshwar, revised the Minimum Wages including Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) applicable to unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and highly skilled categories of employees, effective since 01st April, 2018, as specified in the table below;

Category From 24/07/2015 to 31/03/2016 From 01/04/2016 to 31/03/2017 From 01/04/2017 From 01/04/2018
Unskilled Rs. 200/- Rs. 207.20/- Rs. 213.50/- Rs. 224.30/-
Semi-Skilled Rs. 220/- Rs. 227.20/- Rs. 233.50/- Rs. 244.30/-
Skilled Rs. 240/- Rs. 247.20/- Rs. 253.50/- Rs. 264.30/-
Highly Skilled Rs. 260/- Rs. 267.20/- Rs. 273.50/- Rs. 284.30/-


Background:

Previously in notification number 6502-LL-I (AR)-1/15/LESI dated 24th July, 2015 issued by Labour and ESI Department, Government of Odisha fixed the minimum rate of wages for unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and highly skilled in 88 scheduled employments. The State Advisory Board further in its 50th meeting advised to adopt a system of revision of VDA @ Re. 0.90/- per point rise in Customer Price Index (CPI) to be effective from 1st April of every year, starting from 1st April, 2016. Labour Commissioner, Odisha, has notified payment of VDA @ Rs. 7.20/- w.e.f. 01st April, 2016 and Rs. 6.20/- w.e.f. 01st April, 2017.

Please refer to the attachment for further details.

Source: Office of the Labour Commissioner, Bhubaneshwar

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