Corona impact: 70% pay cut for Odisha CM, ministers

Published: Mar 31, 2020, 9:37 pm IST
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Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday announced deferment in gross salary of Chief Minister, ministers, MLAs and all India service officers as the COVID-19 lockdown and subsequent expenditure have impacted the state economy.

Chief Minister, ministers, MLAs, and chairpersons of all corporations and elected representatives of all local bodies will get 70% less in gross salary.

“There shall be a deferment of 70% in the gross salary, in respect of Chief Minister, Ministers, MLAs, chairpersons of all corporations and elected representatives of all local bodies,” said a statement released from the chief minister’s office.

Besides, all India Services cadre employees such as IAS, IPS and IFS officers will get 50% less in gross salary, the statement said.

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