HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced 30 per cent salary hike to all the government employees on today, March 22. A statement has also been made in the State Legislative Assembly to this effect. Clarifying further KCR added that this pay hike is applicable to all the 9.17 lakh state government employees including the contract workers. This pay hike will come into effect from April 1, 2021.
Along with this CM KCR has also announced an increase in retirement age for government jobs from existing 58 years to 61 years. This raising in superannuation age for employees is poll promise from Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) manifesto which was made in December 2018. However this two decisions of ruling party came a big sigh of relief to all the government employees as most of them had pay cuts during coronavirus imposed lockdown.