Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Delhi Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to hike minimum wages of all workers in the national capital by 50 percent.
Speaking at a function to celebrate Independence Day at Chhatrasal Stadium in New Delhi, Kejriwal had earlier announced it.
As per the government’s proposal, the minimum wages for unskilled person will be Rs 14,052 against the existing Rs 9,568 in the national capital.
Besides, the same for semi-skilled and skilled persons will increase from Rs 10,582 to Rs 15,471 and from Rs 11,622 to 17,033 respectively.
The move comes after a 13-member committee, formed by government to finalise the minimum wages for all classes – unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled – submitted its report to the labour minister last week.