Salary hike for temporary govt employees

Gangtok, 12 Apr:

The state government has enhanced the salary of temporary government employees [Ad hoc/Contract/Consolidated basis etc] through a notification issued by the Department of Personnel on 11 Apr.

The salary of Group 'C' and 'D' temporary employees holding posts equivalent to regular employees receiving Grade Pay of Rs 3800-4200, Rs 3400, Rs 3000, Rs 2600 and Rs 2200 have been raised.

Also, salary of those hired on temporary basis as Medical Officer [Doctor, MBBS], Dental Surgeon, Assistant Professor [HRDD], Lecturer [DIET], Post Graduate Teacher [HRDD], Assistant Architect/Engineer, Graduate Teacher [HRDD] and Primary Teacher/Computer Teacher [HRDD] has been hiked.

The notification mentions that pay for drivers under temporary posts shall be on a daily wage basis at the rate prescribed and notified by the Labour Department.