The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel said in the Lok Sabha today that the minimum wages to the labourers working under the Department of Sports & Youth Affairs of Union Territory (UT) of Lakshadweep has been given as per the rates of daily wages fixed by the Directorate of Labour and Enforcement, UT of Lakshadweep, Kavarati Island. The details are as under:
High Skilled Labourers - Rs. 275/- + Variable DA (per day); and
Casual Labourers - Rs. 200/- + Variable DA (per day).
In a written reply he gave the details of funds allocated and released for this purpose during the last three years and the current year:-
I. Wages paid by the Department of Sports & Youth Affairs:-
Upto 31/07/2017 Rs.48000/-
II. Wages paid by the Lakshadweep Island State Sports Council (Running under Department of Sports & Youth Affairs, Kavaratti)
Upto 31/07/2017 Rs.533000/-