Delhi Labourers to get 37% hike in Minimum Wages

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the minimum wages in the national capital will be increased by 37% benefitting around 50 lakh families after a gap of 22 years as Lieutenant Governor Anil Bajaj has approved the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government’s proposal on Friday.

The notification will be issued on Monday, after which the Minimum Wages Bill will come into effect from March 6 this year.

The minimum wages would go up from Rs 9,724 to Rs 13,350 a month for unskilled labourers, from Rs 10,764 to Rs 14,698 for semi-skilled labourers, and from Rs 11,830 to Rs 16,182 for skilled labourers, said Kejriwal.

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