Odisha: Govt plans to give 1.5 lakh ex gratia to retired home guards

  • | Wednesday | 9th January, 2019

"It is proposed that the government may kindly consider payment of ex gratia of Rs 1.5 lakh to the discharged home guards as a social welfare measure. We also urge the government to give us basic pay, grade pay, dearness allowance and washing allowance like police personnel," said Upendra Mohapatra, a leader of Odisha Home Guards' Association. Unlike police personnel who are government employees and draw a monthly salary, home guards are paid according to the number of days they attend duty. At present, the home guards are entitled to Rs 300 per day's work. "We welcome the proposal as it will provide us with some financial assistance at the end of our service.

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