The Assam Government employees and pensioners will get their full amount of salary and there will be no deduction from their salary in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Addressing a press meet in Guwahati, Assam health and finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “There will be no deduction from the salary of state government employees and pensioners. However, according to the request of Karmasari Parishad, salary of one day will be taken as a contribution to build a hospital. If someone does not want to contribute he/she has also option.”
“I humbly request the government employees to help at least five poor families in your neighbourhood with your salary. It will be a voluntary. There will be a government website where the photographs of the employees will be uploaded,” Dr. sarma added.
#Assam government employees and pensioners will get full salaries & pension on April 9. There won't be any deduction barring the salary of a day government employees have promised to donate to the 'Arogya Nidhi' fund: Himanta Biswa Sarma. pic.twitter.com/KvIa2e3Z6N
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