UP govt employees get bonus

Lucknow: In a pre-Diwali bonanza, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today announced a bonus of 30 days' pay for state employees for the financial year 09-10, official sources said.

A government order to this effect has already been issued by the state finance department, an official release issued here said.

Permanent non-gazetted state employees, teachers of aided schools and technical institutes, local bodies and zila panchayats fulfilling certain conditions would benefit from this order, the release said.