7% Salary hike for TNEB Employees
The State Government employees of Tamil Nadu today announced 7% hike in salary to the employees of Electricity Board.
In view of above decision nearly seventy lakhs employees of TANGEDCO will get their payment enhance by 7% from 1.12.2011.
The wage agreement between the employees, workers and TANGEDCO had come to an end on November 30, 2011, following which a committee was formed to formulate a new pay scale.
The committee held several rounds of discussion with 15 unions representing the workers and employees of Tangedco. Based on the recommendations of the committee, Jayalalithaa has announced the decision.
The seven per cent hike would lead to an increase in the package of a minimum of Rs 700 and to a maximum of Rs 13,160, the release said.
The pay hike given to Tangedco employees would be equal to those employed in the state departments, it said. The outstanding arrears from December 1, 2011 to December 31, 2013 would be paid in two installments, it said.