Delhi labour dept issues advisory to implement Minimum Wages Act, but experts say paucity of inspectors makes it impossible
The minimum wages to be paid to labourers was increased by 34 percent, by a notification issued by the Government of Delhi last year. At present, unskilled labourers are entitled to a minimum wage of Rs 14,000 per month, semi-skilled labourers, Rs 15,400 per month, and skilled labourers, Rs 16,962.
Kapil Mishra accused Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and ACB chief MK Meena of "shielding" former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the alleged water meter scam.
Vijender Gupta, who was not allowed to voice his opinion by the Speaker Ram Niwas Goel during a special session on MPD lost his cool, climbed up the bench, even as other MLAs clamoured for him to sit down.
As the city stares at water crisis in the peak summer months, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has issued direction to cut supply to even VIPs barring the Prime Minister, the President and the diplomatic missions if there was shortage of water in Delhi.
Around 800 officials of Delhi Jal Board were tonight transferred by AAP government in a massive reshuffle in the water distribution utility aimed at improving its service delivery mechanism.
. There are better role models for water management and supply in India. AAP needs to work harder at its policies if it doesn’t want to bankrupt the capital, and then rob itself of credibility.