Himanta announces new welfare scheme for the government employees


Guwahati/ 22nd August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Including a proposed law on parental care,the finance minister of the state announces a total of two new welfare schemes for the family members of the state government officials.

The finance minister announces that sooner the department will issue a notification wherein,the family members of a government employee will receive the full pay of the employee including all kinds of pay hikes and benefits until his/her retirement age if he/she dies in harness.

The minister also announces that once the scheme comes into force,the appointment to family members after the death of a deceased would not exist anymore.

The finance department would soon place The Assam (Employees Parental Responsibility and Norms for Accountability and Monitoring) Bill, 2017, in the State Assembly, according to which every government employee would have to share 10 to 15 per cent of his/her remunerations with his parents and physically challenged siblings, if somehow any concerned government employee  seems to be overlooking their care and protection needs.

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