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