It is telling that, lO-A. The minimum rates of wages so fixed by the Government of Punjab shall be the basic rates of wages, and not "Basic shall be equal to Minimum Wages in Punjab. Minimum Wages is only the Basic Wage and the Minimum wages bifurcation has been withdrawn. Henceforth there is no Basic Wages and Variable DA in the Minimum Wages.
24th September 2012 From India, Kumbakonam