1. Committee set up to recommend minimum wage of labourers: Gopal Rai

Committee set up to recommend minimum wage of labourers: Gopal Rai

On the occasion of International Labour Day, Delhi's Labour Minister Gopal Rai said that Delhi government has set up a Committee to look at increasing the minimum wage of a labourers.

By: | New Delhi | Published: May 2, 2016 6:30 AM

On the occasion of International Labour Day, Delhi’s Labour Minister Gopal Rai said that Delhi government has set up a Committee to look at increasing the minimum wage of a labourers.

“Once the Committee gives its report the minimum wage of a labourer will be increased,” he said.

Addressing at an event, Rai said that the country can only progress when its labourers will progress and start living a quality life.

He further said Government of Delhi has increased funds by three to four times in the schemes for Building and Other Construction Workers .

Also, a Talent Academy has been established in the city so that the children of the Labourers can get quality education.

He also gave away a cheque of Rs 12 crore to the Directorate. The money will be spent for the welfare of the children of other construction workers who are studying in different government schools in Delhi.

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