Central Govt. employees in Kashmir to get special allowances

May 21st, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The Defence Ministry has extended the package of special concessions and facilities to employees of the Central Government and its PSUs working in the Kashmir till the yearend.

The Defence Ministry said the allowances admissible to civilian employees till June last year have been extended after a review by the Department of Jammu and Kashmir Affairs of the Ministry of Home Affairs in consultation with the Department of Personnel and Training and the Ministry of Finance.

Among the slew of proposals, the employees posted to Kashmir Valley will continue to be entitled to additional HRA and messing facilities.

Employees who have migrated from Kashmir would be accommodated to the extent possible in Delhi and its vicinity.

The services of employees who were forced to migrate due to the disturbed conditions in the region were earlier regularized and his period of absence has also been largely restored. (ANI)

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