Daily Wagers get the status of permanent employees in MP Government
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today took the landmark decision to declare 48000 daily wagers as permanent employees.
The Cabinet also approved the same pay scale of Rs. 4000-80-7000 to unskilled, 4500-90-7500 pay scale to semi skilled and pay scale of Rs. 5000-100-8000 to those employed on adhik basis as daily wagers. This will be at par with permanent employees.
To give them benefit of seniority from 1 September 2016, the revised pay scale will be fixed calculating increment rate of the concerned pay scale on the basis of years completed. Besides 125 percent D.A also will be payable to them. Salary fixation will be done from 1 September thus year. Next salary increment will be payable from September 2017. On completion of superannuation age, 15 days per year gratuity will be payable on the basis of service period salary. This amount limit will be Rs. 1,25,000 for unskilled, Rs. 1,50,000 for semi-skilled and Rs. ,1,75,000 for those who are skilled.
As per the decision, daily wages employees who were employed on May 16, 2007 and have been employed till 1 September 2016, will be eligible for this pay scale and other benefits. Moreover, those daily wage employees appointed by the competent officer after the approval from the government will be eligible for the same benefit.
The daily wage employees who have retired or have been removed from services or those who left service will not be eligible for this scheme. This scheme is not applicable for people appointed on contractual or hourly rated and outsourcing basis.
The Cabinet also decided to create 6250 new posts in the police department. Action will be initiated by the Home department soon to fill these posts.