In a Notification dated 7th December, 2018 the Department of Labour Welfare, Government of Assam has revised the Rate of Variable Dearness Allowance (“VDA”) payable to workers employed in various Scheduled Employment/s in the State under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948. The revised rates will be held as effective with a retrospective effect since 1st June, 2018.
Consequently, the VDA rates stands revised as follows:
|Sr. No||Category of Employees / Workers||VDA per day||VDA per month|
|1.||Unskilled Workers||Rs. 2.10||Rs. 63.00|
|2.||Semi-skilled / Unskilled Supervisory||Rs. 2.45||Rs. 73.50|
|3.||Skilled Workers / Clerical Workers||Rs. 3.07||Rs. 92.10|
|4.||Highly Skilled Workers||Rs. 3.95||Rs. 118.50|
Source: Department of Labour Welfare, Government of Assam