As India is leaving no stone unturned to fight coronavirus, Modi government is showing its utmost care towards every citizen. Now, giving a major relief to outsourced professionals and contractual workers in central government offices, ministries and departments in a latest decision, Modi government has taken a big decision.
Full pay even during corona lockdown
The Finance Ministry’s Department of Expenditure on Monday announced that all contractual worker in such departments would receive their full pay during the lockdown period in several states amid the coronavirus crisis. The instruction shall be in force till April 30, said an official memorandum by the Department of Expenditure.
On duty: Full salary
In a tweet, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that due to isolation measures to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, several contractual workers may be unable to attend work, and the Finance Ministry has issued orders to declare this period as “on duty” and…