Grant-in-aid schools: 5,056 fixed-pay employees to get special allowance in Gujarat

These 5,056 employees will get annual increment of Rs 1,500, was announced by Education Minister Bhupendra-sinh Chudasama in a release.

By: Express News Service | Gandhinagar | Published:September 29, 2016 5:02 am

Facing heat from fixed-pay employees, Gujarat government Wednesday announced to give special allowance to 5,056 such employees of secondary and higher secondary grant-in-aid schools. The government also modified various conditions of their service. This move, which will cause annual financial burden of Rs 9.10 crore, was announced by Education Minister Bhupendra-sinh Chudasama in a release.

Quoting Chudasama, the release added that these 5,056 employees will get annual increment of Rs 1,500. According to the modified service conditions, the fixed-pay employees will be entitled to remuneration for additional work, insurance cover in case of natural or accidental death, leaves to appear in competitive examinations in state and health benefits.

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