Cabinet approves qualifying service cut
All unemployed youth to get VSA
Srinagar Aug 31: In a significant decision the cabinet which met here Tuesday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, has decided to reduce the qualifying service for getting full pensionery benefits from 30 to 28 years so that maximum employees are benefited.
The decision will benefit over 50,000 employees of the state.
Earlier, the employees with 30 years’ service were entitled to full pensionery benefits. Today’s decision will help the employees with 28 years service only to reap the full pensionery benefits.
Significant decisions under SKEWPY to be announced today
A significant announcement for employment package under ‘Sher-i-Kashmir Employment and Welfare Programme for Youth’ (SKEWPY) is likely to be announced on Wednesday.
The Cabinet Sub-Committee has decided to cover all unemployed youth under the amended employment package, an official spokesman said.
He said the Committee, constituted earlier this month to review SKEWPY met here second time today, under the chairmanship of Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Taj Mohi-ud-Din.
The meeting, according to the spokesman, took a very significant decision to cover all unemployed youth under Voluntary Service Allowance (VSA). The significant decisions taken in the meeting shall be announced tomorrow.
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