Webel WTL IT professionals become state govt s contractual staff
| Saturday | 17th October, 2020
Kolkata: In a major step ahead of Durga Puja, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that all Information Technology (IT) staff engaged with Webel, Webel Technology Limited (WTL) and concerned agencies will be directly engaged as contractual staff of the Bengal government.
With this move, the employees will become entitled to get all benefits of a contractual staff besides the coverage of Swasthya Sathi scheme for medical treatment.
Webel/WTL/agency-engaged IT staff in state govt shall now be directly engaged as contractual staff of GoWB."
Besides creating the necessary infrastructure, the state government has also taken a series of steps to create jobs in the IT and ITeS sector.
Banerjee had launched "Karmo Bhumi" app in June using which thousands of IT professionals who returned to Bengal amidst Covid have searched for related jobs here.