ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Srisailam Project Oustees Left in Lurch

is revealing. In the original schedule of employments, there is an employment under the heading Employment in public motor transport'. The last revision of wages was made on November 16,1984. Since then no revision has been made though 13 years have elapsed. Take another example; the rate of minimum wage in tanneries or leather manufactories was revised on December 29, 1978. Since then no revision has been made though 19 years have passed. Let us lake some other examples of employment which have been included in the schedule. The rate of minimum wage was last revised in silk printing on July 2, 1979. Another example is chaki mill where the rate was revised on April 11, 1980. In the plastic industry the rate was fixed on July 20, 1975. More such examples can be given. In fact out of 24 employments, in a majority of employments the minimum wages have not been revised for five years.

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