Govt suggests 9-hour working day, but avoids fixing a minimum wage in draft rule
The number of hours which shall constitute a normal working day…shall be of nine hours, said the draft rules now available in public domain for comments
The draft rule also said HRA will be 10% of the minimum wage but will not classify whether it will be based on the category of the cities people live in
NEW DELHI : The Indian government has suggested a nine-hour normal working day in its draft wage code rules, but has stayed away from fixing a national minimum wage. The draft reiterates most of the old rules except suggesting three geographical classifications for deciding wages in future.