Telangana broadcasts 30% hike for govt staff, raises retirement age | India Information
Hyderabad: The Telangana authorities on Monday (March 22, 2021) introduced 30 per cent fitment for all authorities staff and academics and raised their retirement age from 58 to 61.
Chief Minister Ok Chandrasekhar Rao, who made an announcement on this regard within the state Meeting, mentioned round 9.17 lakh staff and pensioners, together with contract and outsourcing staff, can be given a wage hike from April 1, 2021.
Additionally, he introduced an extension of the retirement age of presidency staff and academics from the present 58 to 61.
“I’m joyful to announce the excellent news to all state authorities staff and academics that they may get 30 per cent fitment and to this impact, the orders can be applied from April 1, 2021,” Rao, who can also be known as KCR, mentioned.
He mentioned the coronavirus pandemic had shattered the state’s economic system and resulting from an sudden fiscal deficit, the eleventh pay revision was delayed.
“Within the current situation of a recuperating economic system, we’re revising the eleventh pay scale in a greater method that may cowl all the workers, academics,” he mentioned.
This time, too, the federal government revised the pay scales of staff, academics and pensioners and determined to extend the salaries of contract staff, outsourcing staff, Residence Guards, anganwadis, Asha Employees, Vidya Volunteers, Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan staff, every day wage and different staff, Rao mentioned.
Completely, there are 9,17,797 staff within the authorities equipment, he mentioned.
After the TRS got here to energy in 2014, Rao had introduced the very best fitment of 43 per cent.
“As per the peace of mind given in our final election manifesto, the federal government is joyful to announce enhancement of retirement age restrict to 61years,” he mentioned.
“With an purpose to utilise the companies of skilled staff I announce the enhancement of retirement age restrict and this choice will comeinto impact instantly,” Rao mentioned.
He additional mentioned after deliberations with staff, academics unions, the federal government has taken up the method of promotions as requested by its employees.
Until now, 80 per cent of the promotion strategy of staff has been accomplished.
The federal government would instantly begin the promotion strategy of remaining eligible staff together with eligible academics.
After this course of is accomplished, 100 per cent of eligible staff would get promotions and the federal government would quickly begin the method of filling vacancies created by promotions, he mentioned.
The federal government additionally determined to scale back the age restrict from 75 years to 70 years for 15 per cent further quantum of pension to the retired authorities staff and academics.
For the partner of staff and academics who’re working in several districts, the federal government would instantly begin the method of inter-district transfers to accommodate them to work in a single district, Rao mentioned.
The federal government adopted a broader imaginative and prescient in fixing the workers and academics points, and expects that the workers would additionally reply accordingly and additional dedicate themselves in discharging their duties and work with full dedication in public service with none lapses, he mentioned.
The Telangana Chief Minister additional mentioned that together with monetary recession throughout the nation, the coronavirus pandemic severely shattered the state’s economic system.
As a result of lockdown imposed by the Central authorities, public life within the state got here to a standstill and monetary actions had been additionally paralysed, he mentioned.
Revenue ranges declined and the state skilled a extreme monetary deficit, he mentioned.
Although in a extreme monetary disaster, the federal government determined to offer the 12 month arrears to the workers.It’s ensured to get these arrears together with retirement advantages, Rao added.