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No proposal to revise minimum rate of wages in Odisha: Minister

24/03/2021 at 9:19 AM

Bhubaneswar, Mar 24: At present, there is no proposal by the government to revise the minimum rate of wages in the state, informed Labour Minister Susanta Singh in Assembly.

Replying to a query, the minister said, “ The Special Allowance called as Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA), is declared at half yearly interval i.e. ist April and 1st October of the year as per the Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial workers (base 2001-100) declared by Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India.”

The minimum rate of wages was revised for the last time in October 2018.

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