Pay hike soon for SERP staff: Jupally

Panchayat Raj Minister Jupally Krishna Rao today agreed to offer hike 30 per cent on gross salary for SERP employees and also agreed to extend health insurance for three years. At a review meeting the minister discussed on the problems of the employees and offered to resolve them in a phased manner. Krishna Rao said that he sent a file to finance wing to increase their wages on gross salary. The minister agreed to relax the norm of restoring the services of the employees under HR purview for every five years. He refused that the government is trying to decrease the number of employees and said that they will give promotions. He promised to look in to an appeal for mutual transfers. Ours is employee friendly government and will take all steps for their welfare and relax norms if necessary Rao said. (NSS)