State Govt. given benefits worth Rs. 6500 crore to employees
State Government has provided financial benefits worth over Rs. 6,500 crore to its employees by way of implementing recommendations of the Pay Commission and clearing arrears etc.. during past four years. This was stated by Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister while addressing the people after performing foundation stone laying ceremony of Augmentation of water Supply Scheme Saru-Cheema-Udaipur in Gram Panchayat Udaipur, near Chamba, estimated to cost Rs. 328.25 lakh and benefit over 3,000 population of 16 habitations in two gram panchayats of the area, last evening.
Chief Minister said that the State Government had maintained cordial relations with its employees, who had been instrumental in implementation of policies and programmes envisioned by the State for the benefit of every section of the society, by providing them various financial benefits, due to them from time to time. He said that besides financial benefits ample promotional avenues had also been created to them. He said that on coming to power daily wages were increased from Rs. 75 to Rs. 100 and now to Rs. 130 and Social Security Pension increased from Rs. 200 to Rs. 300 and now to Rs. 400. He said that it was record increase in daily wages and social security pension while the preceding Congress Government had not increased even one rupee in the social security pension. He said that additionally all other sections of the employees had been given enhanced salaries and even public representatives had also been benefited with the enhancement.
sources- govt info.