Dharamshala – The Cabinet today approved release of 8 per cent Interim Relief to the regular government employees and pensioners of Himachal Pradesh. The eight per cent IR will be released with the salary of February on 1st March,2018 and arrears from 1st January,2016 to 31st January,2018 will be credited in GPF account of the employees. Those who have retired during this period or under new pension scheme (NPS) their arrears will be paid in cash on 1st March,2018 in one installment.
A spokesman of the State Government said here today that it was the biggest financial benefit of Rs. 700 crores, the state government has given to its employees and pensioners, since coming to power.