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UP govt to grant 5% reservation to ex-servicemen in 'group B' jobs

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to grant 5 per cent horizontal reservation to ex-servicemen who are natives of the state in 'group B' government jobs

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The government has decided to grant 5 per cent horizontal to ex-servicemen who are natives of the state in 'group B' government jobs.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken a decision in favour of granting a 5 per cent to ex-servicemen of all the three wings of the armed forces in 'group B' government jobs, an official release issued said.

The government is committed towards the welfare of serving and retired servicemen, it added.

The government has also increased the ex-gratia to Rs 50 lakh from Rs 25 lakh in the eventuality of those in the armed forces and paramilitary forces attaining martyrdom, the release said.

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First Published: Sat, October 10 2020. 23:35 IST