Guwahati: On the eve of Durga puja, the finance department, government of Assam, has released Rs. 39. 49 crores for the employees of 108 municipality boards across the state on Wednesday.
“Good news for the employees of Assam Municipality on the eve of Durga Puja.The Finance Dept has released a total of Rs. 39.49 crore for the employees of 108 municipal board acrossassam@CMOfficeAssam@mygovassam@AssamFinDept.” Tweeted Assam finance minister Ajanta Neog.
Earlier, on Tuesday, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has reached an agreement with the employees of HPCL to resolve long pending issues of their salaries and dues.
The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by CM Sarma after a 4-hour long meeting to resolve the long pending issues of the employees.
“Finally reached agreement with the workers and employees of Hindustan Paper Corporation to resolve long pending issues of their salaries and dues. discussion lasted over 4 hours in my office and concluded at 2 AM. Back to home now. Will leave for north Assam tour at 8 AM.” Tweeted CM Sarma.
Notably, the two HPCL paper mills, Cachar Paper Mill at Pachgram in Hailakandi district and Nagaon Paper Mill at Jagiroad in Morigaon district, have been non-functional since October 2015 and March 2017, respectively.