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.