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After Telangana, Maharashtra becomes second state to cut govt workers' pay

Pawar said the state's economy has been affected due to the coronavirus outbreak and reduction of resources following the lockdown

Uddhav Thackeray

File photo of Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addressing the media | Photo: Twitter (@CMOMaharashtra)

Agencies Mumbai
Salaries of ministers, other elected representatives as well as government officials in Maharashtra for March will be slashed by upto 60 per cent in view of the economic impact of coronavirus lockdown, it was announced on Tuesday.
A Government Resolution (GR) issued subsequently said that remaining salary would be paid at a later point.
Elected representatives including the chief minister, ministers and MLAs will get their salaries for March with 60 percent deduction, finance minister Ajit Pawar announced.
A and B grade government employees will get their salaries with 50 percent deduction while C grade employees will get salaries with 25 percent cut.

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First Published: Mar 31 2020 | 2:26 PM IST

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