Good News lakhs of employees, benefit up to 15 lakhs, arrears will be paid in September, know complete Details
4 lakh employees of the state will get its benefit. With this, it has been decided to give the first installment of arrears of revised pay scale to the employees and pensioners in September. For this, the government has made an arrangement of Rs 1,000 crore. CM Jai Ram Thakur has announced this on August 15.
It is expected that the employees and pensioners can get 30 thousand to 80 thousand rupees in the first installment. Depending on the level of employees, it can be 10 to 18% of the total arrears.
Class IV employees can get 30 thousand rupees and third class employees 40 thousand rupees and above employees and officers class can get 70 to 80 thousand rupees as the first installment. Here, after getting information from the General Administration Department, the Finance Department has started the calculation regarding the arrear payment.
The arrear payment to the pensioners will also be assessed, adding all the pensioners to the arrears pension. The arrears to the employees and pensioners are to be paid from the year 2016. The notification of arrears payment will be issued soon by the Finance Department after obtaining formal approval from the Chief Minister.
This will benefit 2.25 lakh employees and 1.90 lakh pensioners. The Himachal Pradesh cabinet also approved revision in the rates, eligibility and ceiling of house building advance for state government employees. The maximum limit of HBA will now be 25 times the basic pay.
In this, the condition of purchase of new construction or new house and flat up to a maximum of Rs 15 lakh and the ability to repay the amount will be applicable. With this, any government employee will be able to build a house and buy a house or flat. The same cabinet decided to make a provision of minimum Rs 55000 and maximum Rs 1.50 lakh as relief to the family of the employee in case of death.
A minimum amount of Rs. 35000 and maximum of Rs. 1 lakh will be provided for the next of kin of contract employees. During the meeting, it was also decided to fill 10 posts of teaching and non-teaching staff in Government College, Thural, District Kangra. The cabinet decided to fill up 60 posts of non-teaching staff on contract basis in Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Horticulture and Forestry University Nauni in Solan district.