Tripura government to introduce new allowances for disabled employees
The government of Tripura has announced higher pay scales and allowances for its 2.45 lakh employees and pensioners. It has decided to increase the minimum pay by 19.68% as compared to 14.2% raise by the central government for its employees.
The state government has also decided to increase 24 other allowances including house rent and introduce new allowances for the benefit of its disabled employees.
Under the new allowances, the state government will provide disability allowance of Rs 1,000 per month to its physically disabled and visually impaired employees. Also, child care allowance at Rs 1,000 per month may be considered for visually impaired and physically disabled employees and also for employees having disabled child.