Draft Rajasthan Code on Wages Rules, 2021

Jul 21, 2021 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The State Government of Rajasthan on July 14, 2021 has issued the Draft Code on Wages (Rajasthan) Rules, 2021. The Objective of the rule is to regulate the provisions for minimum wages and to ensure a well-timed payment of minimum wages for all workers. 

The following provisions are made under the rule: -

• The minimum rate of wages will be fixed on daily basis with prescribed criteria. 

• The norms will be fixed for minimum rate of wages. 

• The time interval for revision of dearness allowance.

• The number of hours of work which will be constitute a normal working day.

• The weekly day of rest and Night shifts. 

The Code will supersede the Rajasthan Minimum Wages Rules, 1959 with the amendments in the rule and the Rajasthan Payment of Wages Rules, 1961 with the amendments in the rule.  

All persons likely to be affected thereby and notice is, hereby given that the said draft rules shall be taken into considerations after the expiry of a forty-five day period from the date on which the copies of the Official Gazette in which this draft of rules is published are made available to the public. Objections and suggestions if any shall be addressed to the Labour Commissioner, Labour Department, Government of Rajasthan or by Email;- [email protected]

[Notification No. S.O.572]


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