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

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Where Have the Workers Wages Gone-Repair of River Embankments in Sunderbans

While the financial allotment for schemes for repair of river embankments in Sunderbans in West Bengal are determined according to the work norms adopted for the National Rural Employment Programme, the workers are being actually paid on the basis of more onerous norms and are thus being deprived of a part of their legitimate wages. Complaints right upto the highest levels of the West Bengal government have brought no succour to the poor workers.

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