Haryana to give festival advance to class-IV employees
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has approved the proposal of Finance Department to grant an interest-free advance of Rs. 2000 to all its class-IV employees for Diwali festival.
Finance Minister Ajay Singh Yadav said the recovery of this festival advance would be recovered during the current financial year. He made it clear that the festival advance would not be given to the work charge and daily wages employees.
He said the festival advance facility would not be available to employees of corporations and those working in local bodies on deputation. Yadav said that during the current financial year a sum of Rs three crore had been earmarked to provide festival advance to Haryana government class four employees and 60,500 class four employees are working in the state.
The Finance Minister said that in case of spouse the festival advance would be given to only one.