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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2673

Tamil Nadu government announces massive pay hikes

Gopal Ethiraj from Chennai

Chennai, 01 June, ( The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday announced huge increases in the salaries of its employees from office assistant to deputy secretary, ranging between Rs.1,774 and Rs.7,300 per month.

The pay hike is expected to shoot up the government's annual expenditure by Rs.5,155.79 crore, while the initial cost would be around Rs.11,093 crore, an official statement said.

"The total payment will be paid in instalments between the current financial year and 2011," the statement added.

On the basis of the recommendations of a special committee and the Sixth Pay Commission, the government has decided to hike salaries of its employees despite additional initial financial burden and increased annual expenditures, it said.

- Asian Tribune -

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