New Delhi: Ahead of Diwali, the Delhi government on Wednesday announced to increase the wages of unskilled, semi-skilled and other workers of Delhi.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has issued an order in regard today.
The new salary will be applicable from October 1.
After the increase in wages, the monthly salary of unskilled workers increased from Rs 16506 to Rs 16792, the monthly salary of semi-skilled workers also increased from Rs 18,187 to Rs 18,499, the salary of skilled workers also increased from Rs 20,019 to Rs 20,357.
An order has been issued to increase dearness allowance of unskilled, semi-skilled and other workers of Delhi.
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Apart from this, the rate of minimum wages for supervisor and clerical employees has also been increased.
The Deputy CM said that keeping in mind the interests of the poor and working class, this big step has been taken in the midst of rising inflation. Employees of clerical and supervisor class will also get the benefit of this.
He said that the dearness allowance of workers in the unorganized sector, who normally get only minimum wages, cannot be withheld. Therefore, the Delhi government has announced a new minimum wage by adding dearness allowance.