COVID 19: Telangana Govt orders deferment on payment of wages

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Hyderabad: State Government of Telangana, keeping in view the economic impact caused due to lockdown and consequent lack of inflow of resources and in the view of additional expenditures being incurred to control COVID-19, has issued an order for deferment on payment of wages / salaries, including all allowances and perks / pensions.

(I) There shall be a deferment of 75% in the gross salary of the C.M, Ministers and M.L.As / M.L.Cs, Chairperson of all Corporations and Elected Representatives of all Local Bodies;
(ii) There shall be a deferment of 60% in gross salary in respect of All India Service Officers viz., IAS, IPS and IFS.
(iii) In respect of all other category of employees, there shall be deferment of 50% in gross salary, except Class-IV Employees;
(iv) In respect of Class-IV employees / out-sourcing / contract employees, there shall be a deferment of 10% in gross salary;

The Government of Telangana, in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, read with all other enabling provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has already notified lockdown in the entire
State of Telangana with till 31 March, 2020 and further extended it till 14 April 2020 prescribing certain regulations and measures during this period.

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