Govt removes pay anomaly of clerical cadre: Sigh of relief for 25K such employees
Srinagar, Aug 01: In a significant decision, the State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Governor, N N Vohra accepted the report of the designated Committee to remove Pay Anomaly of Clerical Cadre, who have been agitating for the same for more than a decade.
The acceptance of the demand has annual financial implications of around Rs145 Crore. The decision is expected to benefit the clerical cadre comprising around 25000 employees across the state. This will also boost their morale for better service delivery and performing better at work.
In terms of the decision, Junior Assistants, Key Punch Operators (Planning), Assistant Compilers (GP Fund) presently in Level-2 will now draw pay in Level-4 w.e.f 01.05.2018.
Steno Typists, Compilers (GP Fund), Senior Assistants and Jr. Statistical Assistants presently in Level-4 will now draw pay in Level-5 w.e.f 01.05.2018.
Head Assistants, Statistical Assistants, Junior Scale Stenographers, Junior Legal Assistants (Law) and Senior Compilers (GP Fund) presently in Level-6 will now draw pay in Level-6B w.e.f 01.05.2018.