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Homenational23.39% increase in salary of government employees, retirement age also increased here

23.39% increase in salary of government employees, retirement age also increased here

New Delhi. The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday (January 7, 2022) announced a 23.29 percent increase in the salaries of its employees. Also, the retirement age of the employees was increased from 60 to 62 years. The Chief Minister fixed the deadline for resolving other pending issues of the employees by June 30 this year. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy held talks with the leaders of various employees unions for the second consecutive day, in which they discussed wage revision and other initiatives. Announced.


The CM told the employee unions that the outstanding DA would be paid along with the January salary. Along with this, provident fund, insurance, leave encashment and other pending payments will be cleared completely by April, he said. On the Contributory Pension Scheme, the Chief Minister said that a cabinet sub-committee is considering it and a final decision will be taken by June 30. Jagan told the unions that the wage revision would be effective from July 1, 2018, while the monetary benefits would be paid from April 1, 2020. The new pay with the increased pay scale will be implemented from January 1, 2022. The wage revision will put an additional financial burden of Rs 10,247 crore on the government per year.

* Protest on demand for salary

Meanwhile, controversy has erupted once again over government-backed colleges in Delhi. Because the teachers pulled up the city government for not releasing the full grant. Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) members organized a ‘public hearing’ and demonstration on Friday. Teachers from 12 government-backed colleges shared their concerns. Hemchand Jain, principal of Deendayal Upadhyay College, said that we had to pay the dues under the 7th Pay Commission but the government refused to give the money. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Atishi had earlier said in a statement that the government had released the amount prematurely but accused the colleges of financial mismanagement.




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