ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Fairness of Minimum Wages for MGNREGA

Since 2009, wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme have been delinked from the Minimum Wages Act and have not changed from their real value in that year. As a result, MGNREGA workers have been victims of stagnating real wages. In some states, they are paid even less than the minimum wage. This raises serious questions of legality and fairness.



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Updated On : 7th Nov, 2017

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