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Article 43 of Constitution of India
Article 43 of Constitution of India deals with the topic of Living wage, etc., for workers
The State shall endeavour to secure, by suitable legislation or economic organisation or in any other way, to all workers, agricultural, industrial or otherwise, work, a living wage, conditions of work ensuring a decent standard of life and full enjoyment of leisure and social and cultural opportunities and, in particular, the State shall endeavour to promote cottage industries on an individual or co-operative basis in rural areas.
- The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 was enacted so as to provide 'social justice' and 'living wages' as laid down in Article 43. Section 4 of Minimum Wages Act, 1948 deals with 'Minimum rates of wages'.
- Article 41: Right to work, to education and to public assistance in certain cases
- Article 42: Provision for just and humane conditions of work and maternity relief
- Article 43A: Participation of workers in management of industries
- Article 44: Uniform civil code for the citizens
- Article 45: Provision for free and compulsory education for children
- Article 46: Promotion of educational and economic interests of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other weaker sections
- Article 47: Duty of the State to raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living and to improve public health
- Article 48: Organisation of agriculture and animal husbandry