Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took 9 major decisions relating to the departments of school and mass education, higher education, housing and urban development, and, panchyati raj and drinking water.
Informing people about cabinet decisions through media, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra said that Cabinet decided to extend State Government grant-in aid to eligible employees of newly aided high schools, upper primary schools, Sanskrit Tols, Madrasas, and, non-government colleges including erstwhile junior colleges.
The eligible employees in these institutions would get the actual revised grant from the day of New Year, 2022 as per Odisha revised scale of pay rules 2017, he also said.
The State Government would bear the additional financial burden of around Rs.292 cr per year towards this enhanced grant-in-aid.
The cabinet also resolved the amendment for Odisha Government college laboratory assistant-cum-store keeper, librarian and PET recruitment and conditions of services rules, the Chief Secretary also said.