Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided to provide festival advance and arrears in the interest of government officials and employees of the state before Deepawali. Orders have been issued by the government to give 25 percent of the third installment of the 7th pay and Rs. 10,000 to the fourth class employees as festival advance. Officers and employees of various departments will get this amount before Deepawali.
Chief Minister Chouhan said that his government is an employee-friendly government, the state government is with the government employees under all circumstances. Arrangements have also been made to pay for the medical expenses of Covid-19 infected government servants and their dependent family members.
Chief Minister Chouhan said that government employees have also played a significant role in the all-round development of the state. He also considered taking decision regarding the increase in salary of government servants soon. Chief Minister Chouhan said that instructions have been issued to the officials concerned to pay festival advance and 25 percent of the third installment of the 7th Pay Commission, so that government servants, who are an integral part of government-administration, can get this amount before Deepawali.