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On account of demonetisation of high value currency notes, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to pay Rs 10,000 in cash as part of salaries to the class 3 and 4 employees and teachers.
Chief Minister Raman Singh has issued the directive to the Finance department in this regard, officials said, adding that the decision will benefit around 3.5 lakh government employees.
The chief minister today held a meeting in which facilities provided to the people in the wake of demonetisation were reviewed, officials said.
Out of the 2,800 ATMs in the state, 1,500 have been re-calibrated, they added.
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