Karnataka high court’s verdict to result in amendments in MGNREGS - January 20, 2012

The Karnataka govt. is getting ready to amend the Minimum Wages Act to fix a lower figure for payment to those employed under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) as a result of Karnataka high court ordering payment of Rs. 82 a day as the minimum legal wage against the state government’s fixed amount of Rs. 119.42 a day.

The Karnataka govt. is getting ready to amend the Minimum Wages Act to fix a lower figure for payment to those employed under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) as a result of Karnataka high court ordering payment of Rs. 82 a day as the minimum legal wage against the state government’s fixed amount of Rs. 119.42 a day.

source:www.businessstandard.com, January 20, 2012. “Karnataka high court’s verdict to result in amendments in MGNREGS”

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