Minimum Wage Documents

Legal Developments

AP High Court Order (Zip file)

Letter from the Advocate General, AP to the Secretary, MoRD on the AP HC Contempt Petition (AP AG Letter Page 2)

Open Statement by 15 Eminent Jurists and Lawyers Asking GoI to Revoke Notification Freezing NREGA Wages Below Minimum Wage

Open Statement by 16 Eminent Jurists and Lawyers On Prime Minister’s Assertion That The NREGA Wage Rate Is “Delinked” From The Minimum Wages Act

Legal Opinion (Solicitor General) – NREGA Wage Rate

Legal Opinion (Assistant Solicitor General)

Emergency Recommendations by the CEGC Working Group on Wages (May 2010) Headed By Jean Dreze

Karnataka High Court Order (Sep 2011) Mandating Payment of Minimum Wages Under NREGA

Political Developments

Sonia Gandhi’s Letter to the PM

NAC Consensus on Need to Pay Minimum Wages in NREGA

PM’s Letter to Mrs Gandhi

Letter from Rosaiah (AP CM) to the PM

Letter From Ashok Gehlot (Raj CM) to the PM (Page 1) and Letter From Ashok Gehlot (Raj CM) to the PM (Page 2)

There’s also a similar letter from the Chief Minister of Kerala to the PM, however we don’t have it

Communication from the Ministries

Minutes of the Inter-Ministerial Meeting for Revising Wage Rate under 6(1)

File notings from AS/FA

Nov 10, 2010 – Labour Ministry Note to the NAC

Dec 1, 2010 – Finance Ministry (Secretary, Dept of Expenditure)

Dec 6, 2010 – Finance Ministry (Secretary, Dept of Expenditure)

Minimum Wages – Revised From April 2012

Relevant pieces on the topic here: Subverting Democracy and Minimum Wage


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