Railways: Revision of minimum rates of wages and variable dearness allowance
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No. 2011/E (LL)AT/MW/1
New Delhi dated: 24.10.2013
The General Managers, All Indian Railways, PUs and pSUs,
Metro Railway, Kolkata, CORE, Allahabad
The General Managers,(Construction), All lndian Railways
The Director General, RDSO, Lucknow
The DG/Railway Staff College, Vadodara
The Directors, IRICEN, IRIEEN, IRISET, IRIMEE, IRITM
The CAO, COFMOW, Tilak Bridge, New Delhi
The CAO, Rail Coach Factory / Raebareli, Kishan Ganj, Del
The CAO, Rail Wheel Plant, Bela
Sub: Revision of minimum rates of wages dearness allowance.
A copy each of orders No. (i) No. 1/11/(3)/2013-LS.II, (ii) No.1/11(4)/2013-LS-II, (iii) No.1/11/(5)/2013-LS.II, (iv) No.1/11/(6)2013-LS,ll and (v) No.1/11/(7)2013-LS.II dated 19.09.2013 revising the rates of variable dearness allowance for contract workers engaged in
(i) Construction or maintenance of roads or in Building operations etc., (ii) stones mines for Stone breaking & Stone Crushing, (iii) loading and unloading operations in railway goods sheds, parcel offices of Railways, (iv) Employment of sweeping and cleaning excluding activities prohibited under the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 and, (v) employment of watch and ward respectively is sent herewith, for information and strict compliance. The rates are applicable w.e.f. 01.10.2013
2. Railways, being Principal Employer are required to ensure that the contractors are complying with the provisions of the Contract Labour(R&A) Act, 1970 and Minimum wages Act, 1948 strictly and arranging prescribed minimum wages to the contract labourers.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
Please acknowledge the receipt.
Director Estt. (LL)
D.A.: As above(13 pages)
To view the revised rate of wages & DA for various categories of worker, please click the link: docs.google.com/file/d/0B40Q65NF2_7UamMzNVJpa0N5OG8/edit?usp=sharing