I want all people to be Indians first, Indian last and nothing else but Indians

मैं चाहता हूं कि सभी लोग पहले भारतीय हों, आखिरी भारतीय, और भारतीयों के अलावा कुछ भी नहीं

By Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

Amazing facts about Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

  • 3. Ambedkar changed the working hours in India from 14 hours to 8 hours.

As the member for labour in the viceroy’s council from 1942 to 1946, Dr Ambedkar was instrumental in bringing about several labour reforms. He changed the working hours from 12 hours to 8 hours in the 7th session of Indian Labour Conference in New Delhi in November 1942.

He also introduced several measures for workers like dearness allowance, leave benefit, employee insurance, medical leave, equal pay for equal work, minimum wages and periodic revision of scale of pay. He also strengthened trade unions and established employment exchanges across India.

Information gathers from “The Better India

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