State Advisory Board meeting for revision of minimum wages

NAHARLAGUN, Sep 14: In order to revise and fix new minimum wages for the labourers, casual workers of the state, a State Advisory Board meeting was held under its chairman, Kage Mara at Naharlagun on Wednesday.
Speaking on the occasion, Mara asked the board members to think twice before enhancing and fix the minimum amount of the wages for private labourers as well as government contingency casual workers for the betterment of all concerns.
Labour Commissioner, Ojing Darung informed that if any person or employer is found paying wages to the labourers or employees below the amount of borderline, it would be punishable under the wages Act.
All the advisory board members representing work departments, forests, AAPLU, AAPFWU, INTUC, AAPWU, etc participated in the threadbare discussion for revision of minimum wages and recommended the same to the state government for final approval. (DIPR)