Added on : 2021-02-26 16:23:13
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced a hike in wages of the daily wage workers an hour before the model code of conduct by the Election Commission is set to kick in the state. Taking to Twitter, Mamata Banerjee said that she is pleased to announce a hike in the wages of daily wage workers under WB Urban Employment Scheme. As per the announcement from the state government, unskilled workers will now receive Rs 202 per day from Rs 144 earlier wage. And semi-skilled workers will receive Rs 303 from Rs 172 earlier wage. Moreover, for skilled workers, the wage has been increased to Rs 404.