Only two categories of casual/contingency employees: CM

Arunachal Pradesh CM Dorjee Khandu informs the state assembly from now only two categories of casual/contingency employees will exist-skilled and unskilled.

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu on Monday informed the state assembly that from now on there would be two categories of casual/contingency
employees - skilled and unskilled and the category semi skilled would be merged with the skilled ones.

Accordingly, the wages structure of the contingency employees has been upgraded, he said.
The un-skilled and skilled employees serving from 0-5 years will get monthly wages of Rs 3,500 and Rs 3,800 respectively, while employees working for 6-10 years will get
Rs 4,000 (un-skilled) and Rs 4,300 (skilled), 11-15 years- Rs 5,000 (un-skilled) and Rs 5,300 (skilled) and beyond 15 years - Rs 6,000 (un-skilled) and Rs 6,300 (skilled), including Rs 250 per month as medical allowance for each category, Khandu said.

The same wages structure should apply to the Auxiliary Labour Corps (ALCs) in the districts, the chief minister informed adding, an additional allowance (difficulty allowance) of Rs 500 per month will be provided to the contingency/ casual staff working in difficult areas.

He further said the recruitment rules for the group ‘D’posts and for work charged (WC) employees in case of works departments should be amended to reserve at least 25 per cent seats by promotion from contingency employees who have completed 20 years of service, after a qualification test.