Circular on Rs 5,000 allowance for state employees issued

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 5:42 PM Jan 13 2022
Local Circular on Rs 5,000 allowance for state employees issued

The circular to provide a monthly allowance of Rs. 5,000 for state employees and pensioners has been issued.

The aforementioned circular was issued by the Ministry of Public Services today (13).

On 3 January, the Cabinet approved granting a special monthly allowance of Rs. 5,000 for government employees and pensioners effective from 01 January.

According to the circular, state employees under permanent, temporary or contract-basis employment, employees who receive a daily wage and pensioners are eligible for the allowance.

However, officers who are on no-pay leave are not eligible for the allowance while state employees who are on half-paid leave will receive half of the allowance.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 5:42 PM Jan 13 2022

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