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Telangana passes order for payments deferment during disasters, emergencies

The 'Telangana Disaster and Public Health Emergency (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2020' ordinance was promulgated by Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday

Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana (Source: www.telangana.gov.in)
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It was also decided to cut 75 per cent of salaries of teh chief minister, ministers, MLAs,MLCs, chairmen of various corporations and local public representatives.

Press Trust of India Hyderabad
In a move likely to raise apprehensions among government employees and others,the Telangana government has promulgated an ordinance to make special provision for deferment of payments to any person, employees and pensioners in the event of disaster and public health emergency.

This comes against the backdrop of deductions made by it in salaries of government employees,pensioners and others in view of the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown on the economic situation.

The 'Telangana Disaster and Public Health Emergency (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2020' ordinance was promulgated by Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday.

According to a state government

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First Published: Jun 17 2020 | 6:20 PM IST

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