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KPSC head's request to pay for wife's trips rejected

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

A request by M.K. Sakeer, of the Public Service Commission (KPSC), asking the state to bear expenses of his wife whenever she accompanies him on official trips has been rejected.

The request was rejected by the (GAD), which comes under

The GAD on Tuesday said such a facility was not in place even for spouses of Cabinet Ministers and hence it could not be cleared.

According to informed sources, the file has now been sent to Vijayan, who will return to the state next week after his European trip.

In his request, Sakeer said should follow what other states do in this regard.

The KPSC, a recruitment agency for all jobs, also advises the on matters related to civil services.



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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 15:18 IST