Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cabinet on Saturday decided to enhance grant-in-aid to eligible employees of aided non-government colleges including erstwhile junior colleges.
The state government has decided to extend the grant-in-aid on the basis of ORSP Rules, 2017 (7th pay) with effect from 01.01.2022 and thereby actual enhanced financial benefit should be effective from 1st January, 2022. Approximately 15711 teaching and non-teaching employees will get such enhanced financial benefit and government have to bear additional financial burden of Rs 290 crores per annum.
“ The teaching and non-teaching employees of non-government colleges who are governed under the Odisha (Aided Colleges, Aided Junior Colleges and Aided Higher Secondary Schools) Grant-in-Aid Order, 2017 have been extended enhanced Grant-in-Aid on the basis of Odisha Revised Scale of Pay Rules, 2017 vide Odisha (Aided Colleges, Aided Junior Colleges and Aided Higher Secondary Schools) Grant-in-Aid (Amendment) Order, 2022 on notional basis with effect from 01.01.2018 and actual financial benefit with effect from 01.01.2022,” read an official communication.
Besides, the Cabinet has also decided to fill up the vacant posts of Employment officer in Employment exchanges of the state by way of amendment to Odisha Employment Service Group -B (Recruitment & Conditions of Service) Rules, 1990.