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Karnataka government employees set to get pay hike in February, additional day off

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    There is very good news for Karnataka state government employees. Come February and the employees are set to get a 24 to 30 per cent hike. This would benefit 6.2 lakh Karnataka government employees.

    Karnataka government employees set to get pay hike in February, additional day off

    In another move, the government has also decided to introduce holidays on alternate Saturdays in government offices.

    The announcement will be made in the state budget next month. The state government employees had hoped that the hike would be in a range of 30 to 35 per cent.

    However the government has decided that the hike would be given, but in the range of 24 to 40 per cent. This move would cost the state exchequer Rs 10,800 crore. The last time the government employees got a hike was when D V Sadananda Gowda was the chief minister. He had given a hike of 22 per cent.

    The decision to hike the salaries in according to a report by retired IAS officer M R Srinivasa Murthy. The report is being finalised and will be submitted to the CM on January 31. This report would be taken into consideration before the State government announces the pay hike for Karnataka government employees.

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