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Puducherry govt staff to get Rs 7,000 Diwali bonus

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

today announced a bonus of Rs 7,000 to its non-gazetted employees.

A decision to this effect was taken at a cabinet meeting, Chief Minister told reporters here tonight.

Workers and staff in the state owned public sector undertakings and cooperative institutions would be paid Rs 11,000as bonus while daily wage workers in departments would be paid Rs 1,200, he said.

The Chief Minister said consequent to implementation of Goods and Services there was a fall in by Rs 40 crores a month and the Central had agreed to compensate the loss.

The fall in revenuehad hit implementation of the welfare schemes, he said.

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First Published: Wed, October 11 2017. 23:02 IST