Spl package for govt employees posted in Kashmir extended
New Delhi, Jan 30 (PTI) Central government employees working in the Kashmir Valley will receive special facilities, like additional HRA and other assistance, for another year till December 31, 2011.
The decision was taken after the Home Ministry reviewed the issue in consultation with the Finance Ministry.
The special package of concessions and incentives was earlier supposed to come to an end on December 31 last.
Under the package, these employees will get additional house rent allowance (HRA) and other concessions. They have an option to move their families to a place of their choice in India at government expense.
They will also get travelling allowances for the families allowed as admissible in permanent transfer, including transportation, payment for packing etc.
Besides, the department concerned will make arrangements for stay, security and transportation to place of work for the employees.