I have heard that some companies do not pay stipend during internship period. But, when we are hiring employees on a probation period, they will continue to be an employee (temporarily) for a company. It is necessary to provide salary in this period and the descent hike on successfully completion of the same.
24th June 2016 From India, Delhi
What is the concept of probation period??
A process or period in which a person's fitness, as for work or membership in a social group, is tested.
So employee is a regular employee who is entitled for full pay.
24th June 2016 From India, Pune
That is the law in india specified in payment of wages act.
And you have to pay above minimum wages.
The only way you may not pay someone is if they are pure very short term trainees. And they would be actually trainees, here to learn not expected to delivery any significant result to the company
Even if you are hiring apparentices, they have to be paid.
27th June 2016 From India, Mumbai
29th June 2016 From India, Jamshedpur