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Guwahati, Sep 23: In view of the imminent festive season, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday advised the finance branch to start early disbursal of salaries to all state government employees. Early revenue disbursal will start on September 29 withinside the northeastern country.

In an official release, it’s miles referred to that the leader minister stated, “Durga Puja and festive vacations are beginning from October 2, and to make sure unhindered celebrations, the finance branch desires to begin disbursing salaries from September 29.”

He stated that that is an appreciation of the commitment and dedication of the government employees. “We take care of our personnel,” the discharge study quoted Sarma.

Salaries of state government employees are generally credited in the first week of every month.

Apart from government employees, the Chief minister prioritized tea lawn employees of the country for monetary gains. Assam government extended the minimum wages of tea plantation employees withinside the country by Rs 27 per day. This got here into impact on 1 August.

As per the new order, tea plantation employees in Brahmaputra Valley shall get an interim minimum wage of Rs 232 per day from the prevailing Rs.205 per day, and the tea plantation employees in Barak Valley shall get Rs.210 per day from the prevailing Rs.183 per day till further orders.

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The period in-between minimal wages for small tea lawn employees may also be pegged at ₹232 in step with day in Brahmaputra Valley and ₹210/- in step with day in Barak Valley in Assam.

The selection to revise the wages turned into taken in a meeting among CM Himanta Biswa Sarma, representatives of tea associations, and employees’ unions.

Sarma stated the welfare of tea lawn employees has usually been his authorities’ pinnacle priority. He stated the coins hike in each day wages of tea lawn employees is “over and above the ration and different benefits”.