Government Employees of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh to get all 7th CPC Allowances from 31st October 2019

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New Delhi: After the Parliament passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed the nation on 8th August, 2019, wherein he announced that all the financial facilities being given to the employees of other Union Territories (UT), as per the recommendations of 7th CPC, would soon be extended to the employees of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh.

Accordingly, Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah has approved the proposal of payment of all 7th CPC allowances to the Government employees of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh, which shall come into existence from 31st October, 2019. Union Home Ministry has issued orders in this regard. The move will benefit 4.5 lakh Government employees, who are working in the existing State of Jammu & Kashmir and will become the employees of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh from 31st October, 2019.

The annual financial implication of 7th CPC allowances like Children Education Allowance, Hostel Allowance, Transport Allowance, LTC, Fixed Medical Allowance etc. in respect of 4.5 lakh Government employees of existing State of Jammu & Kashmir shall be Rs. 4800 crore tentatively:

S.No. Description Amount(Rs.in Crore)

 

1. i) Children Education Allowance

ii) Hostel Allowance

607.00

1823.00

2. Transport Allowance 1200.00
3. Leave Travel Concession (LTC)

 

1000.00
4. Fixed Medical Allowance 108.00
5. Other Allowances 62.00
Total 4800.00

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