Three days after mountain climbing the Dearness Allowance of its common employees and pensioners from 17 per cent to twenty-eight per cent, the Odisha authorities Monday determined to extend the remuneration of contractual authorities staff by 50 per cent and henceforth seek advice from them as Preliminary appointees.
The choice was taken at a state Cupboard assembly helmed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik right here, Regulation Minister Pratap Jena mentioned.
The Cupboard additionally took 16 different selections regarding Finance, Meals Provides and Client Welfare, Normal Administration and Public Grievances, Dwelling, Excise, Labour and ESI, Panchayati Raj and consuming water departments.
Jena instructed reporters that the Cupboard authorized a proposal to extend the remuneration of such Preliminary Appointees by 50 per cent within the first yr whereas they are going to be entitled to regularisation of jobs after six years in service.
The state authorities has to incur an extra expenditure of Rs 250 crore every year for elevating the remuneration of the Preliminary Appointees, Jena mentioned.
They may also be getting reimbursements for medical bills.
In the meantime, the Cupboard gave its nod to a proposal to extend the state’s contribution in direction of the Nationwide Pension System (NPS) from 10 per cent to 14 per cent for its staff coated underneath the scheme.
The hike can be efficient retrospectively from April 1, 2019, the minister mentioned including that round 2.08 lakhs staff will profit from this choice.
The Cupboard additionally gave its approval to a proposal to offer a household pension if an worker dies throughout the service interval.
The brand new advantages may also apply to eligible staff of Aided Instructional Establishments, and Group-B, C and D class of contractual staff, the minister mentioned.
It was determined on the Cupboard assembly to deliver Police Ministerial Officers underneath the ambit of Odisha Civil Companies (Classification, Management & Attraction) Guidelines, 1962 to deliver uniformity within the pay construction of Ministerial Officers throughout the state.
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