CHANDIGARH, JAN 31
While fulfilling its promise to enhance the wages or honorarium of contractual or outsourced employees on the pattern of regular employees of the state government, under the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the Haryana Government has decided to increase their wages or honorarium by 14.29 per cent with effect from January 1, 2017.
While stating this here today, Finance Minister Capt. Abhimanyu said that Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal has approved a proposal to this effect thus making Haryana the first State to give such a benefit to its contractual or outsourced employees. Haryana was also the first State to give the benefit of Seventh Central Pay Commission to its employees, he added.
He said that this decision would benefit over 71,000 contractual or outsourced employees to the tune of about Rs100 crore per annum.
Capt. Abhimanyu said that under the part-I outsourcing policy, an unskilled person who was initially getting Rs 8,100 per month would now get Rs 9,258. Similarly, the semi skilled person would get Rs 10,286 instead of Rs 9,000. The monthly wages of skilled persons and highly skilled persons would be raised to Rs 11,429 and Rs 12,572 instead of earlier Rs 10,000 and Rs11,000 respectively. This hike would benefit about 7,215 employees to the tune of over Rs12.83 crore per annum.
He said that it has also been decided to increase the monthly remuneration of 13,514 guest teachers. The Post Graduate Teacher (PGTs), who earlier got Rs 26,000 per month, will now get Rs 29,715. Similarly, Trained Graduate Teacher (TGTs) would get Rs 24000 instead of Rs21,000 and a JBT would get Rs 21,715 instead of Rs 19,000. This would benefit them to the tune of Rs 48.28 crore.
The Finance Minister said that the government has also decided to enhance the monthly remuneration under state share of Anganwari workers and helpers. The Anganwari workers, who earlier got Rs 4,800 as state share, would now get Rs 5,872, thus increasing their monthly honorarium by Rs1,072 per month. Now they would get Rs 8,572 per month instead of earlier Rs 7,500. Similarly, the state share of Anganwari helpers has been increased from Rs 2,150 to Rs 2,650 per month. With this increase, a Anganwari helper would get Rs 4,000 per month instead of earlier Rs 3,500. The increase in their honorarium would benefit 50,316 Anganwari workers and helper to the tune of over Rs 38.46 crore.