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Delhi Govt announces hike in minimum wages of workers

New Delhi, Oct 16 (UNI) The Delhi Government today increased minimum wages of workers in Delhi, as per the decision taken by Kejriwal cabinet earlier this week.
As per the decision, announced by Labour Minister Gipal Rai, minimum wages for unskilled workers such as security guards, peons will rise to Rs 9,174 from Rs 9,048 per month while that of semi-skilled workers has been increased to Rs 10,136 per month, from Rs 10,010 earlier and that of skilled workers has been hiked to Rs 11,154 per month, from Rs 10,998 earlier.
Announcing the hike, Mr Rai said the increase in wages would not only neutralise the inflation rate but also provide succour and financial ease to large number of workers working in Delhi.
"These rates will be applicable in respect of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled categories in all scheduled employments except employment in 'Shops and Establishments' and employment in 'Clubs'," an official statement said.
The enhancement, across categories, was declared by announcing installment of dearness allowance which comes in operation from October 1.
Rates were also hiked for clerical and non-technical supervisory staff in all scheduled employments including non- metric, metric and graduates.
"Del Cabinet decides 2 revise min wages in del...Contractors who don't pay min wages will b blacklistd," (sic) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had tweeted after the cabinet decision.
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