Tea Garden workers in Assam should get minimum wage

Tea plantation workers in Assam (in the northeastern state of India)  receive only only Rs 94 per day, whereas their counterparts in Kerala get Rs 254. In fact the state government rate for unskilled daily wage workers stands at Rs 169. State government should ensure payment of minimum wage, says Centre Labourers working in tea plantations across Assam and West Bengal must receive the notified minimum wage, according to Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman. To read more about this: http://scroll.in/article/683629/Labourers-working-in-tea-industry-must-get-minimum-wage,-says-Centre


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