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Diwali bonanza: Yogi announces 30-day bonus for UP govt employees

Diwali Bonus for an UP govt employee will be up to Rs 6,908

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath. Photo: PTI
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath. Photo: PTI

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has announced a 30-day for eight lakh government employees, a move which will cost the exchequer Rs 967 crore.

An official statement issued by the UP government yesterday said the bonus for an employee will be up to Rs 6,908.


All government employees including daily wagers, local bodies and government-aided school staff would get the benefit.

This will cost the state exchequer Rs 967 crore, a UP government spokesperson said.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 15:21 IST
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