Telangana: EC Gives Nod To PRC Announcement
ECI secretary Avinash Kumar stated that the Election Commission has no objection to announce the acceptance of the PRC report with respect to the Model Code of Conduct in force in the State ahead of the Nagarjuna Sagar bypolls
Hyderabad, March 21 (Maxim News): With the Election Commission of India (ECI) giving its permission it paved way for offering pay hike through Pay Revision Commission (PRC) to the employees. The state government is likely to announce the same soon. The EC has instructed that the government has to follow code of by-poll to Nagarjuna Sagar segment and avoid making political benefits through campaign.
The state government has appealed to the election commission urging it to give permission to provide the PRC to its employees as per norms and procedures. On this appeal the EC after a thorough examination after the MLC polls has given its green signal to the government for the same.
The poll body has instructed the government to avoid politics and benefits besides campaign in the forthcoming by-election for Nagarjuna Sagar segment which is scheduled for April 17.
The EC has offered its nod to the state government appeal to offer PRC to the employees. Thus the government employees are to get the much awaited PRC soon. The employees are expecting to get the pay revision and the Chief Minster K Chandrasekhar Rao has promised to offer it.
The government is likely to offer 29 percent fitment as part of the PRC recommendations besides others.
The officials are preparing the modalities in this regard according to information. EC secretary Avinash Kumar has written a consent letter to Shashank Goel, CEO of Telangana, according to information.
The Chief Minister reportedly offered the employees association leaders of the same before the MLC polls for two graduate segments. (Maxim News)