Delhi Government issues the Minimum Wages (Delhi ) Amendment Act,2017.

Delhi Government vide notification dated May 4,2018 has issued  Minimum Wages (Delhi ) Amendment Act,2017  to further amend  Minimum Wages Act,1948 (Principal Act) and its application to National Capital Territory of Delhi

·         Sub –section (1) of Section  11 has been substituted which reads as “Minimum wages payable under this Act shall be paid by depositing the same in the bank account of employees by electronically or by account payee cheque.

·         Proviso has been inserted after sub section(1) of Section 11 which reads as “ payment of wages to the workers employed on daily wages basis, not less than minimum wages as notified from time to time by appropriate Government, may be made in cash.”


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