More than 9.61 lakh state employees-pensioners will get 3 months dearness allowance, pay 50% of arrears, credited to account before Diwali
The state government has made important announcements for state employees before Diwali. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has announced that more than 9 lakh 61 thousand employees-pensioners of the state will be paid 3 months dearness allowance.
30 thousand class 4 employees to Rs. Inflation allowance of Rs. Paying expensive allowances to employees will put a burden of Rs 464 crore on the state exchequer.The state government has decided to provide 5% inflation allowance from July 1, 2019
The total burden on the state government will be Rs 464 crore In consultation with Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani, the officers / employees / pensioners will be able to celebrate Diwali in a better way. In view of the festivals, it has been decided to pay the difference in the three-month inflation allowance before the Diwali festival
State government decision to give bonus to employees
Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said the state government has decided to give bonuses to Class-IV employees so that they can celebrate Diwali with enthusiasm in view of the upcoming Diwali festivities. After discussions with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, the state government has given Rs. 440cr.
Diwali gift by giving bonus up to 3500 limit. This will benefit state government employees, panchayat employees, employees of university affiliated colleges, employees of non-government schools and colleges and a total of 30,960 class-4 employees of grant-in-aid institutions.
6 months dearness allowance was not paid
Patel said the government's revenue in the state has declined due to corona. Many works were stuck due to Corona. Not only that, the last 6 months dearness allowance could not be paid to the state employees. Now, before Diwali, class 4 employees will be given an expensive allowance of Rs 3,500. Retired employees will also benefit.
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