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CPWD/CIDC urge 75% of daily wage as Covid-19 allowance to get workers back

CIDC's nine-point guidelines for construction sector also include clean accommodation and three meals a day for workers

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The nine-point guidelines, proposed by the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), suggest a ‘Covid-19 allowance’ of 75 per cent of daily wage, clean accommodation and three meals a day for workers

Archis Mohan New Delhi
The Central Public Works Department, or CPWD, the central government’s premier agency tasked with carrying out road and other public sector construction works, on Thursday recommended a set of guidelines to construction companies that could help recruit construction workers for their sites in the post-Covid phase.

The nine-point guidelines, proposed by the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), suggest a ‘Covid-19 allowance’ of 75 per cent of daily wage, clean accommodation and three meals a day for workers.  

The CIDC is an autonomous council jointly set up by the erstwhile Planning Commission, now NITI Aayog, and the Indian construction industry.

The CPWD circulated these

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First Published: May 22 2020 | 9:35 PM IST

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