Government of Andhra Pradesh notifies employer to pay VDA according to the CPI

Apr 25, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The State Government of Andhra Pradesh on April 18, 2019, has issued a Notification requesting all the employers to ensure payment of wages along with the revised of Variable Dearness Allowances (VDA) to the contract labour working in their control. The Commissioner of Labour and the Competent Authority under Minimum Wages Act, 1948, declared the average State Industrial Workers Consumer Price Index(CPI) number for the half year ending December, 2018 as 1306 CPI points. The managements shall pay the VDA according to the said CPI points.

The statement showing the basic wage and VDA payable to the contract labour with effect from April 01, 2019 to September 30, 2019 is appended. The copy of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette Notification is posted in the website of the Labour Department (


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