i too agree with you but there is lacuna in our law that is the reason people are taking benefit .in some state like UP ,companies can not take this benefit as they have defined this will be basic and this will be DA and this will be total.but now most of the companies has stopped this practice.
j s malik
13th June 2009 From India, Delhi
As you have mentioned in the last para of the article, named wrong practice by HR bifurcation of minimum wage, that you have got a notification from PF office to this effect. You are requested to please do me a favour to forward copy of the same and oblige.
11th March 2010 From India, Delhi
Thanks for such a useful information. I would request you to kindly forward me the copy of the the notification stating that the PF contribution cannot be less then minimum wages.
I shall be glad if you can mail me a copy of the same on priority basis on my mail id .
This shall help me lot and would enable me to prove the fact that i am complying to all statutory requirements.
I look forward for your kind cooperation
3rd August 2010 From India, Mumbai